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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

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

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

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…
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

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…
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!

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…
Currency Exchange Rates Made Simple! - Checkexpress

Currency Exchange Rates Made Simple!

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…
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…
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…
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…
Special ways to volunteer in Chicago this Spring - Checkexpress

Special Ways to Volunteer in Chicago!

Spring is officially here, Chicago! The sun sets later and the days get warmer. How will you enjoy the Windy City as the season changes? If you’re looking for a way to give back and volunteer, take a look around! Chicago and the surrounding suburbs are full of opportunities to donate and volunteer. A volunteer…
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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