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Celebrate this Holiday Season: Giving Back to the Chicago Community - Checkexpress

Celebrate this Holiday Season: Giving Back to the Chicago Community

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Checkexpress currency exchange is a family owned business. We love celebrating the holidays by giving back to the Chicagoland communities where our customers reside. Through donations and contributions we offer support to a broad range of organizations and programs including the American Red Cross, Illinois Fire Safety Education, YMCA, and many other worthwhile causes. We…
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Fall Festivities Around Chicago You Won’t Want to Miss! Checkexpress

Fall Festivities Around Chicago You Won’t Want to Miss!

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The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of outdoor activities! Get into the joy of Autumn with exciting local events & attractions waiting to be discovered. Grab the family and get ready for twisty mazes, delicious cider, spooky trails, colorful landscapes and much more… Outdoor Adventures for the Entire Family Get lost in the…
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Convenient Ways Checkexpress is Here for You On-the-Go - Checkexpress

Convenient Ways Checkexpress is Here for You On-the-Go

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School is back in session and the fall leaves have begun changing color! We know this is a busy time of year and your personal/professional calendars become filled with daily obligations. With little time between school pickups, work meetings, soccer practice, and then trying to get dinner on the table, it can be hard to…
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5 Ways Checkexpress Gives You What You Need, When You Need It - Checkexpress

5 Ways Checkexpress Gives You What You Need, When You Need It

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As your calendar begins to fill up with meetings, kids activities, managing work/school schedules, and balancing social plans, it’s easy to let errands take the back burner and pile up. Before you take the time running back and forth (between the bank, DMV, your cellular phone provider, and everyone in between) consider these 5 fast…
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Paying for College Just Got Easier... Checkexpress

Paying for College Just Got Easier…

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As we sadly finish another Illinois summer, the buzz of “back to school” talk of August begins. On the same token, prospective college students planning on attending universities begin to feel the burden of financing the enormous cost of college tuition. Many young people begin to worry...How will I pay for my education? Can I…
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Chicago Food, Festivals and Family Fun for Labor Day! - Checkexpress

Chicago Food, Festivals and Family Fun for August!

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Summer flies FAST when you’re having fun! Chicagoans know how to enjoy the sunshine in the city before the chill of fall and snowy winters. August is thought of as summer’s last month of celebration before brisk air fills the street and the leaves begin to change. Checkexpress wants you to enjoy as many festivals…
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Back 2 School Illinois Helps Students Deliver over 6,000,000 Supplies! - Checkexpress

Back 2 School Illinois Helps Students Deliver over 6,000,000 Supplies!

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Checkexpress currency exchange has been operating in and around Chicago for 85+ years. Our company has a long standing tradition of giving back to the people, communities, and neighborhoods we serve. While the endless days of summer have arrived, the focus is already on back to school in the stores.  One of our long standing…
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Currency Exchange Rates Made Simple! - Checkexpress

Currency Exchange Rates Made Simple!

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Planning a summer vacation? You have enough to worry about between booking flights and packing for the family, so let us help you!  Understanding how currency exchange rates work is important if you plan on traveling out of the country. Checkexpress Currency Exchange is here to answer your questions and will instantly exchange your foreign…
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Chicago PD’s Best Practices For ATM Safety - Checkexpress

Chicago PD’s Best Practices For ATM Safety

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At Checkexpress, we want to make sure that our customers are using the best safety practices when it comes to their money. Whether you’re traveling abroad or just down the street, ATM card safety is very important to prevent yourself from a dangerous situation! Worried about someone hacking your account? Robbing you as you take…
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Hacks for Saving Money All Summer Long AND Still Have Fun! - Checkexpress

Hacks for Saving Money All Summer Long AND Still Having Fun!

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Everyone is excited for summer’s activities and Chicago’s weather to warm up, but spending more time outside does not have to mean spending more money! Checkexpress provides the community with financial services from bill payment, auto license, check cashing and SecureCheck Direct Deposit. We love helping our customers keep money in their wallet and smiles…
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