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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…
Chicago PD’s Best Practices For ATM Safety - Checkexpress

Chicago PD’s Best Practices For ATM Safety

At Checkexpress, we want to make sure that our customers are using the best safety practices when it comes to their money. Whether you’re traveling abroad or just down the street, ATM card safety is very important to prevent yourself from a dangerous situation! Worried about someone hacking your account? Robbing you as you take…
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…
Pro Tips for Debit Card Safety - Checkexpress

Pro Tips for Debit Card Safety

For hackers and thieves, your debit card is an easy target. Protect your hard-earned money by learning how to use a debit card safely. Here at Checkexpress, we work with you to keep you informed and provide you with the resources you need to protect your finances. This blog features an article from Money Under…
Life Hack: Get Organized for 2019 with Checkexpress - Checkexpress

Life Hack: Get Organized for 2019 with Checkexpress

Are you looking to declutter and get organized? Start 2019 with a clean slate? The new year is a perfect time to conquer the clutter & start the year off right by taking advantage of the many financial services we offer! Getting organized gives you peace of mind and can help you save money by…
New Year Resolution: Saving Money in 2019! - Checkexpress

New Year Resolution: Save More Money in 2019!

The new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start towards improving your personal finances by planning to save more money for the coming year. We know it’s not always easy adopting new habits, but being smarter about money now pays off with financial security in the future! So how can you save…
Setting Goals to Improve Your Finances in 2019! Checkexpress

Setting Goals to Improve Your Finances in 2019!

Setting financial goals for the year ahead will help you focus your spending, so you’ll have funds to pay for the things you really need and want. “If you aren’t working toward anything specific, you’re likely to spend more than you should,” writes Amy Fontinelle on investopedia.com. While there are many approaches to setting financial…
6 Tips to Build a Strong Credit Score - Checkexpress

6 Tips to Build a Strong Credit Score

Last week we celebrated National Get Smart About Credit Day, an event sponsored by the American Banking Association Community Engagement Foundation to drive awareness about the importance of managing credit wisely. Now in its 16th year, this event enlists the support of more than 5,000 bankers nationwide to teach young people about credit. The idea…
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…
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…
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