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AP: Negative interest rates turn saving, borrowing upside down

Imagine a mortgage that pays you the interest, not the other way around. Or a savings account where it’s the bank, not...

People Who Have a Credit Score Under 700 Should Make These 5 Moves ASAP

You really try to be responsible with your money. But, no matter what you do, your credit score never seems to...

NPR: Hiring Picks Up As Employers Add 225,000 Jobs In January

The U.S. labor market revved up in January, with employers adding 225,000 jobs. That's well above the number forecasters were expecting. The...

CNN: Is $2 million enough to feel wealthy?

How much does a person need to feel rich? A recent survey from Charles Schwab revealed that a net worth of...

NPR: China To Test Digital Currency. Could It End Up Challenging The Dollar Globally?

China is light-years ahead of the United States in doing away with old-fashioned paper money. Now China's central bank is preparing to...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...