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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…
Your Teenager is Now a Licensed Driver. We’ve Got You Covered! - Checkexpress

Your Teenager is Now a Licensed Driver. We’ve Got You Covered!

Although your teen might be counting the days until they can get their driver’s license, as a parent you might be a bit worried about your child’s safety and your insurance premium increasing along with gas, repairs, etc. Besides that, it’s important to remember to be proud of your teen growing up and celebrate their…
Save Money this Spring Break & Enjoy a Chicagoland Staycation - Checkexpress

Save Money this Spring Break & Enjoy a Chicagoland Staycation

The classic college spring break destination takes place on a beach and under the sun. Taking the entire family on a tropical adventure can become very costly and stressful. But, what if we told you it’s possible to plan your vacation right here in Chicago and the surrounding area? Have fun while saving money for the…
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…
How to Teach Your Teen About Money Management - Checkexpress

How to Teach Your Teen About Money Management

Is it time to teach your teen about money management? One of the most important lessons is the concept of finite amounts. Kids need to understand they need to make smart choices to ensure they don’t come up short.   A Checkexpress prepaid debit card is an ideal tool for helping teens learn how to manage…
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…
Win Homecoming Court this Year with Checkexpress Financial Services - Checkexpress

Win Homecoming Court this Year with Checkexpress Financial Services

Dresses, tuxes, and corsages. It’s homecoming season! Every year, highschoolers prepare to ask someone to be their date for this amazing day filled with pictures, dancing and fun. Before the actual day of homecoming there is a lot of planning and shopping involved! Girls have to find the perfect dress, shoes and salon to have their…
Ventra Cards Will Make Your College Life 100x Easier - Checkexpress

Ventra Cards Will Make Your College Life 100x Easier

School is back in session for Chicago’s students! The time has come once again for making new friends, attending study groups, and don’t forget the joys of commuting to class *sarcasm*. If you’re one of the few students who has yet to start the school year and are worried about transportation costs, fear no more.…
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