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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…
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…
Bundle Up and Get Ready for Winter Fun! Checkexpress

Bundle Up and Get Ready for Winter Fun!

While living in the Midwest, cold winters are inevitable! If you sit around and wait for summer, it will only make the winter season feel that much longer. Whether you enjoy the chilled temperatures from the inside or dress up for those extra crisp days, our 2019 guide for winter fun will have you enjoying…
Get Ready for Fall Fun! Checkexpress

Get Ready for Fall Fun!

Here in the Midwest, there’s no shortage of ways for the whole family to celebrate the fall season. Whether you want to pick apples and pumpkins, enjoy hay rides and corn mazes or view spectacular displays of autumn leaves, our 2018 guide to fall fun in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin has something for you!…
Parents: How to Cut Back on Spending During the School Year - Checkexpress

Parents: How to Cut Back on Spending During the School Year

Public schools may be free, but parents of school-age children still face a seemingly endless tab of back-to-school expenses. According to a 2018 Deloitte Back-to-School survey,  the average U.S. household will spend $510 in 2018 on school-related purchases across three categories: clothing and accessories, school supplies, and computers/hardware/electronic gadgets. Add in must-have extras like lunch and…
Chicago's Best Money-Saving Hacks You Don't Want to Miss Out On - Checkexpress

Chicago’s Best Money Saving Hacks You Don’t Want to Miss Out On

Checking out all that Chicago has to offer doesn’t have to mean blowing your entire budget. One of the greatest things about Chicago is how much you can do for free or at a reduced cost. We collected some of the best money-saving hacks for students, families and seniors who enjoy a good deal as…
The Best Festivals & Activities in Chicago this Summer - Checkexpress

The Best Festivals & Activities in Chicago this Summer

Summer in Chicago is an exciting time full of vibrant activities, festivals and concerts… Teens and young adults gather their friends to venture into the city to explore. As parents we know it can sometimes be a hassle to drive our teenagers everywhere. Most young people feel empowered when then travel on their own as they…
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