Halloween in Chicago 2016

Chicago Halloween Parade in 2016

Take the big city, the masses who long to be scared, and the party opportunities, and you get Halloween in Chicago 2016! NortHalsted Halloween Parade:  Running down Halsted, from Belmont to Addison, this parade happens Oct. 31 from 6-10 pm.  You can march, but you have to register for it.…

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Why I should live in Chicago

The cost of living in Chicago graphic.

Why should I live in Chicago? People are concerned with the state of Illinois’ financial situation.  If you’re considering a move into the city of Chicago, here are some reasons why you should move here! Chicago is it’s own world. You can get out of bed and make $50k. You don’t…

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Why Big Banks Hate Millennials

Big Banker stealing woman's purse at outdoor restaurant.

Why Big Banks Hate Millennials Big banks have opinions about your generation.  They think they know you well.  Here’s five true facts about millennials and banks. Millennials DO like to save MONEY.  However, they save it for different reasons.  You guys like experiences, and travel.  Banks want you to buy…

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Things to do in the summer time in Chicago

Chicago Blues Festival

It’s that time of year again when the days are long and the air is warm.  That’s right!  Summer is coming which means there will be lots of fun things to do in Chicago.  Here are some ideas of some different things to do during the summer months. Chicago Blues Festival- it’s the…

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What should I do with my money after graduation?

What should I do with my money after graduation - girl putting a money Lei on new graduate student

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 Black Friday in Chicago Worth It?

Black Friday sign.

Is Black Friday in Chicago Worth It? It depends.  Take this quick test to see if it is.  Score 10 points for every YES answer. Do you love electronics? Do you enjoy maniacal crowds? Do you hate to shop online? Do you hate safety? Do you think there are deals…

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Great Source for things to do in Chicago? Time Out!

Time Out Chicago is a great source for things to do in Chicago.

Have you ever sat around in your room wondering, “What in the world should we do this weekend?”  Yea.  You know what that means, right?  You’re bored. So what to do?  Go to Time Out Chicago online.  It truly is one of the best resources out there to discover the…

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Great Things to do in Chicago in the Fall

Fun in Chicago Halloween Parade

Fall is a great time of the year if you live or work in Chicago.  We become like ants, scurrying around to get everything in before the first snowfall! With flashes of summer weather, cool nights and lots to do, Chicago is a great place to experience autumn. Here’s a…

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