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When Might Opening a Joint Bank Account Make Sense?

Did you recently get married, move in with a new roommate, see a child off to college or start managing a relative's finances? The change in relationship dynamics could prompt you to consider tying part of your financial lives together ...

Focus on Credit Factors, Not Credit Scores

You should want to know your credit score. After all, your credit can be incredibly important to your financial future. It could impact your likelihood of getting approved for a loan and the interest rate you'll get on new financial ...

Year-end tax moves that could save you money

The end of the year is approaching and between visiting friends and family and celebrating the holidays, your taxes may be the last thing on your mind. However, putting off tax preparation until later could be a costly mistake. While ...

WSD December workshops

JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced its December workshop schedule, including a longer Microsoft Word session. In response to customer feedback, Microsoft Word will be two hours long to give students more assistance in learning the ...

UPDATED: Owners of empty Dominick’s stores agree to meet with suburban mayors

For nearly a year, a coalition of mayors from Chicago-area communities have been trying to fill vacant properties once occupied by the Dominick’s grocery chain including a site on Weber Road in Romeoville.

Company featured on ‘Shark Tank’ expands to Joliet

A housing company featured on ABC's 'Shark Tank' is looking to expand to the Joliet area.

Salary negotiations can help boost your income when changing jobs

Whether you're actively looking to make a move or being lured away by a recruiter, a new job offers many opportunities for growth. Discovering how different organizations run and tackling the learning curve during the first few months is part ...

December Mobile Workshop Center schedule

Will County – Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s December schedule, with stops in six communities. The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. ...

‘Pics by D Studio’ provides affordable, quality photography (SPONSORED CONTENT)

Dana Janicki of Romeoville is a professional photographer who spent years in photography franchises. But she wanted to provide something more personal, and reasonably priced, with the same quality for customers.

Changes to the FAFSA make It easier to apply for student aid

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Writing essays and filling out forms can be a stressful process for students, just as covering the cost of college can be for parents. ...

Local Leaders Join Together to Discuss Vacant Former Dominick's Locations

Local officials, including Mayors and Village Presidents, along with Managers and Economic Development Directors from the over 20 communities impacted by the vacant Dominick’s stores will come together on Thursday, November 10th in Naperville to speak about the efforts made ...

TCC Verizon launching corporate giving program in Will County

The nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Retailer, is now accepting applications for grants up to $10,000 from non-profit organizations in Will County. The company’s new nationwide corporate giving program, TCC Gives Inc., aims to serve people, animals and the environment in ...

How a little work could lead to over $1,000 in savings

How long would it take you to earn an extra $1,000? Contrary to what spam and internet ads tell us, after taking taxes and deductions into account, it's not an easy task. But you might be able to save over ...

Make a difference: Become a financial educator

Teaching personal finance topics can be immensely rewarding because the lessons are often immediately applicable to many students’ lives. Whether you’re comparing financial products, creating a budget or evaluating the cost of a loan, financial literacy provides the foundation to ...

WSD November workshop schedule

JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County’s November workshop schedule. Microsoft Word will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. The basics of how to use Microsoft Word ...