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Travel Isn't Dead! Here's How To Road Trip Safely During COVID-19 - Checkexpress

Travel Isn’t Dead! Here’s How To Road Trip Safely During COVID-19

After being locked indoors for several months (plus still needing to follow safety precautions and restrictions afterwards) many of us feel the desire to get out and explore! Have you been unsure if it’s safe to travel during the coronavirus? While the pandemic is somewhat limiting of how and where we can travel, there are…
Family Resources for Relief During COVID-19 - Checkexpress

Family Resources for Relief During COVID-19

Many of us thought that the coronavirus would be under control by now and that life would go back to normal. Unfortunately this clearly isn’t the case. Illinois’ unemployment rates remain at an all time high and masks are still required everywhere we go. Majority of Illinois schools are now teaching virtually and most professionals…
DIY Summer Fun at Home! - Checkexpress

DIY Summer Fun at Home!

With some states reconsidering their reopening decisions, many people feel less enthusiastic about jumping back into social activities. Chicago has officially moved into Phase 4 despite COVID-19 numbers rising… Read our previous blog about the virtual opportunities for fun that Chicago is offering! Phase 4: Bars and restaurants may reopen for in-person service in this…
Summer in Chicago During Phase 4 - Checkexpress

Summer Fun in Chicago During Phase 4

Summer in Chicago is officially here, however this year is different from previous years. The usual hum of energy surrounding upcoming events has disappeared as annual Chicago events have been cancelled due to COVID-19. While we understand these cancellations are for the benefit of public health and safety, we must admit many of us are…
Your Guide to Making Money Without Leaving Your Couch! Checkexpress

Your Guide to Making Money Without Leaving Your Couch!

After months of shelter in place and a major national increase in unemployment, many of us are discovering that we need a change. You’ve already spent your tax return and stimulus check. It’s time to take back your power over your employment and finances… “As the U.S. economy has slowed to stem the surge of…
Here's What You Need To Be Watching During Quarantine - Checkexpress

Here’s What You Need To Be Watching During Quarantine

Shelter in place has been going on for over a month now. Are you running out of ideas of what to watch during this pandemic? You’ve checked out a few things your friends have suggested, but now you’re ready to discover shows and movies that under normal circumstances might have never been on your radar.…
Lost Your Job? Resources for Our Unemployed in Illinois - Checkexpress

Lost Your Job? Resources for Our Unemployed in Illinois

Governor Pritzker stated that COVID-19 has brought on the largest number of unemployment claims that he has ever witnessed in his lifetime. The statistics are climbing for job loss and small businesses that are closing in spite of government initiatives. Pritzker’s  administration is doing everything in its power to help Illinois’ working families and businesses…
Give Your Elder Loved Ones More Independence with Checkexpress - Checkexpress

Give Your Elder Loved Ones More Independence with Checkexpress

Loss of independence can be very discouraging to older adults. They have spent their entire lives living independently, working jobs, raising families, and making decisions. Are you worried about your aging parent or grandparent being able to manage their finances responsibly? We’re here to help! The following services at Checkexpress can help your elderly loved…
Fun Activities to Help You Beat the Post-Holiday Blues in The Suburbs! - Checkexpress

Fun Activities to Help You Beat the Post-Holiday Blues in The Suburbs!

The holidays were full of great laughs, family and fun. Now that these festivities are over, we tend to feel like “what’s there to look forward to?” Post holidays blues are no myth! Most Americans find that going back to their normal daily routines after all the holiday cheer can leave them feeling sluggish and…
Shine Bright with Helpful Strategies for Holiday Savings! - Checkexpress

Shine Bright with Helpful Strategies for Holiday Savings!

This holiday season, no need to feel like a scrooge by trying to save money on your holiday shopping! Checkexpress is going to make your holiday season MUCH merrier by helping you focus on the people you love vs. solely on how much you’re spending on them. According to the Chicago Tribune: “The average American…
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