Community Profile: Friends of the Forest Preserves

Maintaining our environment can be a lot of work, but it’s also very important.  Friends of the Forest Preserves understands this, which is why they work around the clock to maintain the land around us.  Friends of the Forest Preserves is a new group of civic leaders, people just like …

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Community Profile: International Music Foundation

International Music Foundation

Interested in music?  The International Music Foundation of Chicago provides music performances and music education at no cost.  The Foundation was established in 1976 by Chicagoan Al Booth to present the Do-It Yourself Messiah, a large public sing-a-long of a Baroque masterpiece with world class conductor/soloists and an 80 piece …

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What should I do with my money after graduation?

How to make a money lei

What should I do with my money after graduation? So all of your hard work has paid off.  You did it!  You graduated college.  It’s time to celebrate your accomplishment.  Have a graduation party!  If you’re lucky, you may receive graduation money to celebrate your hard work. What do you …

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Is Free Checking near me on #TheFinalCountdown?

free checking near me

Is Free Checking near me on #TheFinalCountdown? Free checking accounts seem like they are becoming a thing of the past.  Back in 2009, 78% of banks offered free checking accounts (MOEBS) and now that number has dropped to only 46%.  Yet, 73.6% of credit unions still offer free checking. Checking …

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