prices

Illinois Gas Prices Continue to Rise
It's not your imagination. You actually are paying more for a gallon of gas today than you did last month, and almost 25 cents more than you did last year at this time. And yes, the rise in prices is continuing.
Good News at the Pump as Illinois Gas Prices are Declining
It's not much, but every little bit helps. After rising at the beginning of January, pump prices are back on the decline in Illinois and northern Indiana heading into February. We're looking at lower prices than last month, but we're still up from this time last year.
A Different Look at Gas Prices
I recently posted in this space about how you could win $10,000. If you missed it, click here for details on how to win.
Part of that post covered prices for different items, going back 100, 75, 50, and 25 years. The prices for cars, homes, and gasoline really jumped out at me, especially gasoline...
What Could You Buy With $10,000?
That's a great question. One way to find out is to enter our contest, because you could win $10,000. After you win, you can figure out what the 10 grand could purchase.
First things first. Here's the details, and how you can enter. I'll wait...
They Mark it Up How Much?!
I recently read a piece that detailed the mark-up on movie theater snacks (popcorn, soft drinks, candy) that was rather shocking. I mean, I know that you're charged a pretty big mark-up for your movie-time snacks, but I didn't realize how big...