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Thousands in Illinois still underwater on their mortgages

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underwaterIllinois residents are more commonly underwater on their homes than nearly any other state.

A report released Thursday by ATTOM Data Solutions shows that more than 16 percent of Illinois’ homes are what they called “seriously...

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Illinois has 7th highest sales tax in the country

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Illinois is among the top 10 most expensive sales tax states in the country, according to Washington D.C.-based Tax Foundation.

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Ameren Corp. increases quarterly dividend

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amerenlogoThe board of directors of Ameren Corporation on Friday declared a quarterly cash dividend on its...

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State tax returns accepted starting Jan.23

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revenue logoThe Illinois Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2016 state individual income tax returns...

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Gen Xers losing sleep because of money concerns

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ThinkstockPhotos 579223876Gen Xers are having trouble sleeping nights because of money worries, according to results of a new survey...

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Poll: Most Americans feel the country is on the wrong track

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harris poll logo2016 has come to a close and, both politically and otherwise, 2017 sees a lot of changes...

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Love & Money: Millennial Couples savvier than their youth would suggest

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tdbanklogoCouples who talk about money at least once a week say they are happier (78 percent), than those who discuss money...

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Consumer confidence rose in December

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College Illinois! appears headed for future bailout

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By Vimbai Chikomo
for ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
 
colege studentsMany families concerned with the unpredictability of future tuition rates in Illinois have turned to pre-paid tuition...

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Consumer confidence took a healthy leap in November

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conference board logoThe Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had declined in...

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Bradley report shows stability in area economy

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Bradley U Logo 2016The Peoria area economy showed stability in the second quarter, but indicators show little change should be expected in the short term, according to the quarterly Composite Index of Business and Economic Indicators for the region produced by...

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Don't Get Snowed by Scam Artists this Holiday Season

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scam logoThe holiday season is traditionally a time for giving but for scam artists looking to make a quick...

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Survey: Property taxes, cost of living top concerns for seniors

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Senior citizens like living in Illinois, but many worry about property taxes and housing affordability, according to a survey commissioned by...

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Fannie Mae: Modest growth still expected next year despite uncertainties

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The forthcoming change in the U.S. administration poses new uncertainties about the...

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By the numbers: Back to School

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Summertime is winding down and vacations are coming to an end, signaling that back-to-school time is here. It's a time that many children eagerly anticipate —...

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Presidential politics: The Wild Card in holiday forecasts

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By Matthew Shay

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Auto leasing reaching all-time highs

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More new vehicles were leased in the first half of 2016 than during the first half of any other year in history, according to the latest  Read more...

Enrollment open for 2016-17 College Illinois

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Consumers still frugal after last recession

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Tightfisted. Frugal. Fiscally cautious. Call it what you want, but it's clear that the lingering effects of yesteryear's Great Recession still have U.S. consumers...

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First-time and single female home buyers on the rebound

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keysThe quickening pace of home sales over the past year included a small rebound from two key segments of buyers...

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Area home sales steady in second quarter

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soldHome sales rose half a percentage point in the second quarter from a year earlier and are 2.2 percent higher for the year, according to the Peoria Area Association of Realtors second quarter report issued Thursday.

There were 1,710 sales in the second quarter in the Peoria region, up from 1,702...

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