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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…
CPS Teachers Demand a Remote-Start School Year for All Students - Checkexpress

CPS Teachers Demand a Remote-Start School Year for All Students

Featured Image Source: Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times, Protestors rally outside of City Hall on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Autumn is only but a few short weeks away…but with the start of this new season comes a lot of new questions. While in comparison, Chicago seems to be doing better than other major cities in the U.S. with…
Chicago COVID-19 News - Checkexpress

Chicago COVID-19 News: Bars, restaurants, gyms

Featured Image Source: JOSE M. OSORIO/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE VIA GETTY IMAGES This week’s blog features a breaking news article from ABC 7 Chicago by Diane Pathieu… CHICAGO (WLS) — As Chicago re-imposes COVID-19 restrictions on bars, restaurants and other businesses, Guthrie’s Tavern in Lakeview has announced they will close permanently. The bar announced it…
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.…
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…
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…
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