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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…
What To Know About The COVID-19 Stimulus Checks - Checkexpress

What To Know About The COVID-19 Stimulus Checks

Another day at home means more lives are being saved – it also means continued financial uncertainty for most Americans. The federal government has recently signed the “Cares Act” to reduce the majority of Americans’ financial burdens during this pandemic: “The $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package, formally known as the CARES Act, was signed into…
Tips for Filing Your Taxes Correctly and On Time! - Checkexpress

Tips for Filing Your Taxes Correctly and On Time!

It’s everyone’s favorite season again…tax season! With only a month left to file your taxes, it’s time to prepare.This year’s deadline for filing your taxes is April 15th, 2020 (It is possible to file for an extension but not recommended due to additional cost and chance of denial, read more information on tax extensions). The…
2020 Brings New Laws And Taxes to Illinois - Checkexpress

2020 Brings New Laws And Taxes to Illinois

A new year (and new decade) brings along changes to Illinois taxes and laws. Are you up to date on these changes? This blog features article New Laws And Taxes In 2020: Recreational Marijuana, Minimum Wage Increase, And More For Illinois sourced from CBS Chicago. “CHICAGO (CBS) — Recreational use of marijuana will be legal for…
Say Goodbye to Financial Stress in 2020! - Checkexpress

Say Goodbye to Financial Stress in 2020!

Are you feeling overwhelmed about your money situation? Worried about spending your paycheck too quickly? Thinking about finances can be stressful, especially during the holiday season. No worries! Checkexpress is sharing proven tips that will help you deal with financial stress going into 2020. Just think: New Year, New Money Attitude! Take your time! Look…
Pro Tips for Debit Card Safety - Checkexpress

Pro Tips for Debit Card Safety

For hackers and thieves, your debit card is an easy target. Protect your hard-earned money by learning how to use a debit card safely. Here at Checkexpress, we work with you to keep you informed and provide you with the resources you need to protect your finances. This blog features an article from Money Under…
New Year Resolution: Saving Money in 2019! - Checkexpress

New Year Resolution: Save More Money in 2019!

The new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start towards improving your personal finances by planning to save more money for the coming year. We know it’s not always easy adopting new habits, but being smarter about money now pays off with financial security in the future! So how can you save…
Setting Goals to Improve Your Finances in 2019! Checkexpress

Setting Goals to Improve Your Finances in 2019!

Setting financial goals for the year ahead will help you focus your spending, so you’ll have funds to pay for the things you really need and want. “If you aren’t working toward anything specific, you’re likely to spend more than you should,” writes Amy Fontinelle on investopedia.com. While there are many approaches to setting financial…
How to End Your Money Stress Once and for All! - Checkexpress

How to End Your Money Stress Once and for All!

This blog features an article written by Tonya Rapley originally published on RedbookMag.com. It outlines a simple four-week plan will improve everything about your money situation! Financial educator Tonya Rapley, founder of My Fab Finance, will get you going in the right direction….  When I say “money,” what comes to mind? Do you envision a stack…
These 4 Credit Card Companies Are Ditching Signatures - Checkexpress

These 4 Credit Card Companies Are Ditching Signatures

Recently, several major U.S. credit card companies have announced omitting the requirement for signatures at time of purchase. Here at Checkexpress, we work to keep you informed on the latest financial news. Check out this article from The Verge, outlining these new changes… “Visa has announced that starting in April, it will get rid of…
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