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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…
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…
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…
Paying for College Just Got Easier... Checkexpress

Paying for College Just Got Easier…

As we sadly finish another Illinois summer, the buzz of “back to school” talk of August begins. On the same token, prospective college students planning on attending universities begin to feel the burden of financing the enormous cost of college tuition. Many young people begin to worry...How will I pay for my education? Can I…
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…
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…
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