Personal Finance

Illinois Residents: Should you switch natural gas suppliers before winter?

September 9, 2021

Winter is coming and natural gas prices are soaring. If you’re an Illinois resident, now may be a good time to see if switching natural gas suppliers can save you money heating your home this winter.

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Surging Home Prices a Warning to Consumers

Surging Home Prices a Warning to Consumers

September 2, 2021

Home prices in the United States just recorded their strongest growth in 30 years. Is now the time to buy a home, or should consumers see these surging home prices as a warning sign?

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Advanced Child Tax Credit

Advanced Child Tax Credit Decision Time

July 1, 2021

Time to make the Advanced Child Tax Credit Decision! Here is a general analysis and how you may want to respond to receiving these credits.

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global chip shortage

Increasing Prices From Global Shortage of Computer Chips

May 6, 2021

Consumer goods inventories are low and prices are much higher. You can thank a global chip shortage for these increasing prices. Why?

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Check Your Credit Reports

April 28, 2021

Check Those Credit Reports! Extra unemployment assistance for people affected by coronavirus is leading to more fraud and identity theft. See what they’re doing and how you can protect yourself.

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Tax Filing Deadline

Tax Filing Deadline & Stimulus Payments – BE CAREFUL!

March 18, 2021

The tax filing deadline has been extended. Before you say yes too quickly, be very careful of the dollar amounts that are on your tax return!

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