For One Family, Small Saving Steps Add Up To Serious MoneyWhen it comes to saving money, baby steps can add up to big payoffs.
Survive This Economy: Be A Financial Role Model For Your KidsYour kids are watching -- that's the reminder for parents from a financial expert who said, when it comes to money, and surviving this economy, you’re a role model for your kids, even if you don’t realize it.
Survive This Economy: Refinancing Your Home LoanA recent survey reveals that nearly a third of Chicago area homeowners are still underwater – meaning they owe more money on their mortgage than their home is worth. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, even if you don't have equity in your home, there is help available if you want to refinance your home loan.
Survive This Economy: Dumping Cable Or Satellite TVIt's hard to “Survive This Economy” when the cost of cable and satellite TV is so high.
Survive This Economy: Shopping For Back-To-School ClothesIt's the start of the back-to-school shopping season, and this year, more and more bargain hunters are heading to resale, consignment, and thrift stores.
Survive This Economy: Brushing Up Your Job Skills To Re-Enter The Workforce A lot of stay-at-home moms who are trying to survive this economy are jumping back into the work force, but it can be a challenge. Just ask Sinora Wright. The suburban mother of four is working to increase her chances of being hired.
Survive This Economy: Do-It-Yourself Home RepairsOne way husbands can make their wives adoring fans it to take care of the “Honey Do” list.
Survive This Economy: Shifting From Homemaker To Working MomTo survive this economy, many stay-at-home moms are looking to rejoin the workforce, but for moms like Sinora Wright – who last held a full-time job seven years ago – jumping back into the job market can seem daunting.
Survive This Economy: Tackling Credit Card DebtThe Wright family is celebrating more than just the 4th of July today, they are celebrating their biggest payoff ever since CBS 2 started following their effort to “Survive This Economy” eight months ago.
Survive This Economy: Cutting Your Life Insurance PremiumsIt's summertime and everyone wants to be in shape. You already know losing weight is good for your health, but CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports getting fit can also save you money on life insurance.
Survive This Economy: Saving On Snacks At The MoviesGoing to the movies can be a shock to your pocket especially if you're a fan of popcorn.