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Neighborhood Spotlight: Calumet City, Illinois

Neighborhood Spotlight: Calumet City, Illinois

Calumet City, Illinois, affectionately referred to as “Cal City” by its residents, was founded in 1893 when the villages of Schrumville and Sobieski Park merged under the name of West Hammond. In 1924, citizens voted to officially change the town’s name from West Hammond to Calumet City. Cal City is located southwest of the city of Chicago. It was made famous as the birthplace of Joliet Jake and Elwood, the main characters in the iconic film, Blues Brothers. Calumet City offers its residents and visitors lots to do, including the activities in this article. While you’re visiting, don’t forget to stop by the Calumet City Neighborhood AmeriCash Loans location.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Neighborhood Spotlight: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Founded in 1785, Spartanburg is the 12th largest city in South Carolina, and derived its name from a local militia called the Spartan Regiment in the American Revolutionary War. In 1831, Spartanburg became incorporated and earned its nickname, the Hub City, when railroads were built radiating out from its center. Through the years, Spartanburg became a maze of textile mills and served as a training ground for troops in World War II. Today, Spartanburg is a college town, home to 8 colleges and universities. Spartanburg, South Carolina has unique attractions that every member of the family will enjoy, and visiting will be easy on your wallet. Check out our top picks for experiencing the Hub City below.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or a city person, Kenosha, Wisconsin has something for you. Kenosha is located in the Southwestern corner of Wisconsin, along Lake Michigan. It boasts being the 4th largest city in Wisconsin, and is a short drive from Chicago, Illinois. Kenosha has a colorful history that includes original settlement by the Potawatomi and Ojibwa Native American Tribes, growth into a shipping port, and finally establishment by its current name in 1850. Kenosha became a top producer of automobiles and played a part in the Civil War. Today, Kenosha is a bustling metropolis with a vast array of interesting and fun activities for visitors.

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Ultimate Guide to Tax Prep

The Ultimate Guide to Tax Preparation

Tax season is already here again. With more rules, regulations, scams, and possible mistakes than ever, filling your taxes is a scary endeavor. We’ve got your ultimate guide to tax preparation that’ll help you every step of the way.

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Holiday Beach Vacation

Holiday Travel Guide 2016

AmeriCash Loans has come up with a few tips to help you avoid the hustle and bustle of Holiday traveling.

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