January 2012 Archives

More Americans are using credit cards to pay medical bills

It's safe to say that people in Chicago can agree with the following two statements. First, medical care is expensive, even if you have health insurance. Second, credit card debt can mount up quickly and can easily grow into an unmanageable debt burden.

Kodak avoids Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but for how long?

For years, Eastman Kodak Co. was a pioneer in home photography. Its Brownie camera was the first commercially successful camera for amateur photographers and its Kodachrome film is legendary among photography buffs for its rich color and sharp clarity. But times have changed and Kodak is now reportedly teetering on the edge of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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