I've been spending the last few days trying to wrap my head around the stimulus money flowing into the state.‚
Please send/post any questions you have--I'll try to track down the answers.
Federal information and funds tracking
When it comes to making money-conscious decisions for your kids, the picture might not always be black and white: Should I start saving for college now? How can I plan for their future when mine is so unsure? What do I tell them about the recession?
If you recently lost your job and are in search of a new one, you might be inclined to turn to head hunters or staffing agencies for help. But before spending money to make money, you would be wise to check out a local resource here in Chicago: the YWCA.
We all have preconceived notions about how a resume should look and what information a cover letter should convey. But, seeing as most of us are not hiring managers or HR reps, we might be off the mark. Taz Wilson, on the other hand, is right on the mark.
Cheap recipes are one good way to save money, but how should you approach recession cooking in general? Shelley Young, owner of The Chopping Block and a Monday conbtributor to our blog, answers some questions about money- and time-saving strategies to help you through.
A lot of you have probably heard about recent changes to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, or COBRA. COBRA gives workers and their families who lose health benefits because of job loss the right to receive continued care.