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DIY Summer Fun at Home! - Checkexpress

DIY Summer Fun at Home!

With some states reconsidering their reopening decisions, many people feel less enthusiastic about jumping back into social activities. Chicago has officially moved into Phase 4 despite COVID-19 numbers rising… Read our previous blog about the virtual opportunities for fun that Chicago is offering! Phase 4: Bars and restaurants may reopen for in-person service in this…
Summer in Chicago During Phase 4 - Checkexpress

Summer Fun in Chicago During Phase 4

Summer in Chicago is officially here, however this year is different from previous years. The usual hum of energy surrounding upcoming events has disappeared as annual Chicago events have been cancelled due to COVID-19. While we understand these cancellations are for the benefit of public health and safety, we must admit many of us are…
Valentine's Day Fun on a Budget: Spoil Yourself/Your Partner - Checkexpress

Valentine’s Day Fun on a Budget: Spoil Yourself/Your Partner

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of LOVE! It doesn’t matter if you are in a relationship or single. Everyone should be able to enjoy this special day without worrying about breaking the bank! Did you know there’s lots of  ways to make yourself or your partner feel like a million bucks without spending more than…
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…
Your Guide to Celebrating New Years Eve in Chicago - Checkexpress

Your Guide to Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Chicago

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New Year! Where will you be when the countdown happens? Struggling to think of the perfect place to kick off 2020? Do you feel like you’ve seen all that our beautiful city has to offer? We think not! We have found some refreshing, original ideas for this New Year’s Eve…
Spread Holiday Cheer All Around Chicago with Ventra - Checkexpress

Spread Holiday Cheer All Around Chicago with Ventra

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, especially during the holidays. Thousands of people (local & visitors) travel to the city for our bright lights, holiday shopping and spectacular winter festivities. Wallet Buster! Along with the beautiful sites, many visitors quickly discover the…
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…
Chicago Food, Festivals and Family Fun for Labor Day! - Checkexpress

Chicago Food, Festivals and Family Fun for August!

Summer flies FAST when you’re having fun! Chicagoans know how to enjoy the sunshine in the city before the chill of fall and snowy winters. August is thought of as summer’s last month of celebration before brisk air fills the street and the leaves begin to change. Checkexpress wants you to enjoy as many festivals…
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…
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…
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