County Going After Retail Group For Lost Soda Tax MillionsThe tax was supposed to go into effect July 1, but it started Wednesday instead, after retailers lost their bid to keep a restraining order in place.
Five Easy Fixes To Help Fine-Tune Your FinancesGive your personal finances a quick makeover by incorporating these tips.
'Radio Shopping Show' May Be The Best Kept Secret To Get Good DealsCBS 2's Erin Kennedy takes a spin on the AM dial.
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.
How To Max Out Your Social SecurityHow does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.
Mayoral Hopeful Wilson To Begin Pouring Money Into TV CommercialsChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may no longer have TV to himself to boost his re-election hopes, CBS 2 has learned.
Despite Economic Recovery, Charities Still Struggling For DollarsAt a time when many people give to charity groups, the economy has improved, but there are still challenges in raising money.
Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing TargetIn 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security NumberWith your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.
Parks Advocate: Lollapalooza Has Paid Dividends To City, NeighborhoodsLollapalooza, says Grant Park Conservancy President Bob O'Neill, has become one the of the best rock concert public-private partnerships in the world.
5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have MissedWho doesn't want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.
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?
Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of BoxingAlvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
Walter's Perspective: The Mayor Can Find Money For SchoolsMayor Rahm Emanuel seems to find money for everything his administration wants, CBS 2's Walter Jacobson reports. So why can't he find money for the schools?
McHenry County Man Close To Collecting $150K He Found In GardenA McHenry County man who found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden last year only has to wait another month and a half before he can claim it.