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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Chicago PD’s Best Practices For ATM Safety - Checkexpress

Chicago PD’s Best Practices For ATM Safety

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…
Hacks for Saving Money All Summer Long AND Still Have Fun! - Checkexpress

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

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…
Life Hack: Get Organized for 2019 with Checkexpress - Checkexpress

Life Hack: Get Organized for 2019 with Checkexpress

Are you looking to declutter and get organized? Start 2019 with a clean slate? The new year is a perfect time to conquer the clutter & start the year off right by taking advantage of the many financial services we offer! Getting organized gives you peace of mind and can help you save money by…
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…
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