88-year-old White Castle in Whiting, one of Chicago area’s first, coming down to be replaced with new restaurant

A gleaming white fortress with turrets has been encamped at the intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and 119th Street in Whiting for the better part of a century. White Castle, 1879 Indianapolis Blvd., has guarded the downtown commercial district for 88 years. It’s been a place people have stopped to grab a sack of sliders on … Read more

How to Tackle Holiday Debt in January

The investing information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. After years of being in debt, Rachel Kramer Bussel came to a realization: “If I don’t become proactive … Read more

Paying down your credit card debt is a good New Year’s resolution

Carrying a balance has always been costly, but it’s particularly expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise short-term interest rates to throttle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, credit card analyst for Bankrate.com, … Read more

Paying down your credit card debt is a good New Year’s resolution

Carrying a balance has always been costly, but it’s particularly expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise short-term interest rates to throttle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, credit card analyst for Bankrate.com, … Read more

Paying down your credit card debt is a good New Year’s resolution

Carrying a balance has always been costly, but it’s particularly expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise short-term interest rates to throttle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, credit card analyst for Bankrate.com, … Read more

Paying down your credit card debt is a good New Year’s resolution

Carrying a balance has always been costly, but it’s particularly expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise short-term interest rates to throttle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, credit card analyst for Bankrate.com, … Read more

Paying down your credit card debt is a good New Year’s resolution

Carrying a balance has always been costly, but it’s particularly expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise short-term interest rates to throttle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, credit card analyst for Bankrate.com, … Read more

Paying down your credit card debt is a good New Year’s resolution

Carrying a balance has always been costly, but it’s particularly expensive now. The average credit card interest rate in mid-December was 19.42%, the highest rate since 1992. As the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise short-term interest rates to throttle inflation, average rates could rise even higher, says Ted Rossman, credit card analyst for Bankrate.com, … Read more

Privacy Hacks May Hurt Your Credit + You Won! Can You Hide?

Hal M. Bundrick, CFP® Privacy seems to be an increasingly rare commodity. How often do we hear about security breaches that reveal our personal information to some bad actor somewhere? It feels as if it’s almost daily. LastPass, the password security app (ironically enough), Chick-fil-A and Twitter have all recently (like in the past couple … Read more

Privacy Hacks May Hurt Your Credit + You Won! Can You Hide?

Hal M. Bundrick, CFP® Privacy seems to be an increasingly rare commodity. How often do we hear about security breaches that reveal our personal information to some bad actor somewhere? It feels as if it’s almost daily. LastPass, the password security app (ironically enough), Chick-fil-A and Twitter have all recently (like in the past couple … Read more