Don’t wait until your current car is rattling down the highway before you start looking to replace it. Plan ahead and save money for your next set of wheels and you’re bound to drive away with a few extra dollars in your wallet.
The Economist prices one product — the Big Mac — around the world and measures the change in its local cost over time. It says a series of world currencies have weakened against the dollar over the past year.
Facing ballooning costs for a $1,000 pill to treat hepatitis C, Illinois' Medicaid program is putting tight restrictions in place, including requiring patients to meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government program will pay for the new drug.
From lemon-scented espresso to jungle juice-style cocktails made with tropical-flavored rum, this list of iced Crossroads Arts District drinks will keep you cool this First Friday — and all summer long.
3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday.
In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file. The study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute found that 20 percent of Americans with credit records have no debt on file.
Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.
Taxpayers and public employees would pay an extra $45 million annually under a proposal to improve the finances of a program providing subsidized health care for retired state and local government workers.
Gov. Scott Walker claims in his latest television ad released Monday that taxpayers could be out $25 million thanks to his Democratic gubernatorial challenger Mary Burke. But getting to that figure requires some creative math.
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