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Neighborhood Spotlight: Chicago, Illinois

Neighborhood Spotlight: Chicago, Illinois

On any given day, Chicago is buzzing with activity, from its famous buildings (the Hancock Building, Willis Tower [Sears Tower], the Trump Building, the Carbon and Carbide Building, Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building, etc.) to its sports teams to its burgeoning dining scene. There are tens of thousands of things to do to keep yourself busy, and below you’ll find our top ten free or next to free activities to enjoy on your visit to our home, Chicago, Illinois.

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Budget Holiday: DIY St. Patrick’s Day Décor

Budget Holiday: DIY St. Patrick’s Day Décor

If you’re throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party or just want your house to look festive and full of Irish charm, there are lots of ways to decorate for March 17th. However, if you’re on a budget, buying decorations from the store may be out of the question. Don’t worry – you can make beautiful decorations at home with these DIY St. Patrick’s Day ideas. Each of these items will cost next to nothing to make, and they’ll keep your home as cheerful as St. Patrick’s Day itself.

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Winter Olympics 2018: The US Athletes to Watch

Winter Olympics 2018: The U.S. Athletes to Watch

The 2018 Winter Olympics began last Thursday night here in the U.S. You know it’s an occasion you can’t miss, but do you know which US athletes to look for? Team USA is made up of 244 athletes. While you can’t memorize all of them, here is a list of all-star athletes representing Team USA that you can read to keep up with the big event. Go USA!

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Winter Olympics: 10 Fun Facts About PyeongChang, South Korea

Winter Olympics: 10 Fun Facts About PyeongChang, South Korea

The 2018 Winter Olympics are just around the corner. This year, the winter games are taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. Almost one million athletes and fans from around the world will come together to compete in the spirit of global sportsmanship. Before you tune into the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies on Friday, check out these 10 fun facts about PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Financial New Year’s Resolution Check In

Financial New Year’s Resolution Check In

It’s been almost a month since you made your list of financial New Year’s resolutions. It’s a great time to check in on them and make sure you’re on track before heading into February. If you’ve been successful this month, congrats! Just keep doing what you’re doing and you’ll stay on budget all year long. If not, don’t worry – this is an awesome opportunity to reassess, learn from your mistakes, and move forward successfully next month.

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