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Obama Foundation announce requests for Qualifications

The Obama Foundation released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), soliciting responses from firms interested in being considered for the role of construction manager for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC). The deadline for RFQ submission is July 7, 2017. A Request ...

Sporting events on a budget – It's possible with a plan

Season ticket holder or first timer, watching your team take the field or visiting new teams in a different venue, gripping your seat tightly during the finger-biting last minutes of a close game or cheering on a decisive win – ...

Could you turn your hobby into a career?

You can break personal finance into three broad categories: income, expenses and savings. Your personal cash flow statement lists your income and expenses and a common goal is to end each month with a positive balance – with money left ...

African American Business kickoff

Joliet—The African American Business Association, a collaboration with the Joliet Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural gathering on July 20 at the Jacob henry Mansion. The group will focus on serving the needs of African American owners, managers, employees, ...

African American Business Association Kick-Off

Joliet - It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite all members of the Joliet community to the kick-off event for our newest sub-group, the African American Business Association. The African American Business Association is a collaboration ...

Prepare for major life expenses with Tax-Advantaged Accounts

College tuition, a new pair of glasses and retirement may seem unrelated, but the tax law says otherwise. By knowing how and where to save your money, you could pay for each of these expenses with tax-advantaged – or in ...

G&D Integrated opening new warehouse in Joliet

G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced the opening of a new warehouse facility in the Chicago metro area. The new, modern facility is located at 3300 Corporate Drive in Joliet, Illinois and will be ...

Safely cut the cost of elective medical expenses

Whether it's a matter of comfort, appearance or safety, there are many medical procedures that you may want or need, but your health insurance won't cover. Laser eye surgery may fall into the want category for most people and it ...

Food waste is money down the drain

How many times have you gone to pour milk in your coffee, only to see that the date on the carton was yesterday? Some people will instinctively throw it away, but chances are that's not what the label is intended ...

The keys to outfitting your first apartment on a budget

Moving into a place of your own for the first time is a huge step. I remember my first post-college apartment move. It was nothing special, but it was mine. It came with a few new challenges and responsibilities [http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/learn/life_events/renting_an_apartment] ...

Turn monthly bills into Lessons

When you're a kid, a few dollars can seem like all the money in the world. It can take weeks, sometimes months, to save up your allowance. When you finally decide to spend it, you might realize that $10 or ...

Plainfield reappoints and retains officials

Familiar and new faces will now roam the halls of the Village of Plainfield. Following an executive session, the Plainfield Village Board Monday approved an employment contract with Brian Murphy to continue on as village administrator. He was hired as ...

Make sure your property's assessed value is correct

Some homeowners can't wait to see the assessed value of their home drop. In fact, they'll tell you the bigger the drop, the better. Why? Your property taxes depend on your tax rate and your property's current market value, which ...

Weekly job fair at Workforce Center

Joliet – Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Workforce ...

SCORE presents annual Small Business Forum

Naperville, IL - With a growing number of Americans deciding they want to be their own boss, there's never been a greater need to understand the potential and challenges of running your own small business. At the 2017 Fox Valley ...

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