Spring Cleaning Your Finances With 'The Money Coach'With just one week left before April 15, "The Money Coach" Lynnette Khalfani-Coxit says it's the time to start thinking about spring cleaning your finances.
NEIU, Chicago State In Crisis But ISU Is Coping With The Financial StarvationIllinois State University does not anticipate furloughs, faculty cuts or reductions in class offerings due to the major shortfall stemming from the state's budget crisis.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Tax Professional Gail Rosen's Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax SeasonTax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
Best E-Filing Programs For Tax ReturnsForget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.
Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?
Best Tips To Avoid Holiday Spending Mistakes From A Chicago Financial ProfessionalThe holidays are renowned for overspending and budgetary mistakes that can affect finances long after the actual holiday. However, following a few simple tips from a Chicago financial professional can help you avoid common mistakes and make for a more stress-free holiday season.
Report: Jackson Jr. Allegedly Used Campaign Cash To Decorate HomeA federal probe into "suspicious activity" in U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s finances reportedly is focused on allegations he used campaign funds to pay to decorate his house.
Source: Feds Probing 'Suspicious Activity' In Jackson Jr's FinancesSpelling potentially new trouble for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., federal investigators have launched a probe into the South Shore congressman’s finances — a completely new area of scrutiny, sources told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Quinn, Emanuel Spar Over Governor's Appointee To Sports BoardGov. Quinn says the mayor's operatives are engaging in character assassination.
2 Investigators: Caretaker Drains Elderly Man's Savings Of More Than $500,000The Cook County Public Guardians Office plans to sue the former caretaker of an elderly man for allegedly siphoning his savings of more than $500,000. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Prosecutors Digging Into Blagojevich's FinancesFederal prosecutors are digging for data about convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's potential pension income in advance of his sentencing on corruption charges, even though Illinois officials plan to block the disgraced Democrat from getting any state retirement pay.
Survive This Economy: Meet The WrightsMeet the Wrights, a suburban couple with four children. They are ready to save some cash. Every week, CBS 2 will have experts work with the Wright family on everything from tackling credit card debt to retirement savings to cutting everyday bills.
Treasurer Neely: Credit Downgrade Won't Affect City FinancesChicago Treasurer Stephanie Neely is trying to reassure residents that the nation's downgraded credit will not harm city finances.