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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!

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…
Celebrate Mom with the Perfect Mother’s Day - Checkexpress

Celebrate Mom with the Perfect Mother’s Day

Moms certainly have one of the toughest, yet most rewarding jobs out there. Show her your love and appreciation by planning the perfect Mother’s Day this year: Sunday, May 12, 2019 Start Mother’s Day with Brunch! Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise Bring the family aboard Mystic and treat Mom to an event full of her favorite…
Save Money this Spring Break & Enjoy a Chicagoland Staycation - Checkexpress

Save Money this Spring Break & Enjoy a Chicagoland Staycation

The classic college spring break destination takes place on a beach and under the sun. Taking the entire family on a tropical adventure can become very costly and stressful. But, what if we told you it’s possible to plan your vacation right here in Chicago and the surrounding area? Have fun while saving money for the…
Organizations we support & where you can find them in 2019! - Checkexpress

Organizations Checkexpress Supports & Where To Find Them in 2019!

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. We’re excited to highlight a few of events the organizations we support are involved in… Back 2 School Illinois  B2SI works with a number…
Valentine’s Day Celebrations to Fit Every Budget! - Checkexpress

Valentine’s Day Celebrations to Fit Every Budget!

Love is in the air Chicago. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, your friends, or solo we want you to enjoy the best at every budget! Checkexpress loves our customers! Here are some very special ways to celebrate Valentine’s Days without breaking the bank… Fun on a Low Budget: If you’re saving money…
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…
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…
Parents: How to Cut Back on Spending During the School Year - Checkexpress

Parents: How to Cut Back on Spending During the School Year

Public schools may be free, but parents of school-age children still face a seemingly endless tab of back-to-school expenses. According to a 2018 Deloitte Back-to-School survey,  the average U.S. household will spend $510 in 2018 on school-related purchases across three categories: clothing and accessories, school supplies, and computers/hardware/electronic gadgets. Add in must-have extras like lunch and…
How to Teach Your Teen About Money Management - Checkexpress

How to Teach Your Teen About Money Management

Is it time to teach your teen about money management? One of the most important lessons is the concept of finite amounts. Kids need to understand they need to make smart choices to ensure they don’t come up short.   A Checkexpress prepaid debit card is an ideal tool for helping teens learn how to manage…
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