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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Chicagoans - Checkexpress

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Chicagoans

Governor Pritzker has issued a statewide mandate for Illinois residents to stay at home or in their place of residence. The order requires all residents to stay home, unless traveling for essential needs or business, and requires businesses not engaged in essential activities to cease all activities except for minimum basic operations. The order took…
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…
2020 Brings New Laws And Taxes to Illinois - Checkexpress

2020 Brings New Laws And Taxes to Illinois

A new year (and new decade) brings along changes to Illinois taxes and laws. Are you up to date on these changes? This blog features article New Laws And Taxes In 2020: Recreational Marijuana, Minimum Wage Increase, And More For Illinois sourced from CBS Chicago. “CHICAGO (CBS) — Recreational use of marijuana will be legal for…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Surprise Dad with the Perfect Father's Day in Chicago- Checkexpress

Surprise Dad with the Perfect Father’s Day in Chicago

Every year in May we celebrate our moms and all the wonderful things they do for us every day. Just a few short weeks later in June, we celebrate the other most important person in our lives: our fathers. A whole day is dedicated to our dad (or other father figure) to shower them with…
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