Indiana American Water reminds customers that each drop adds up...

Indiana American Water announced recently that it is partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to promote Fix a Leak Week, which runs March...

Throw doors of opportunity wide open for our youth

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn...

South Suburban complex offers downtown amenities

By Sharon Fountain For some time now, the population in Chicago has been on a steady decline. In the latest U.S. Census data on net...

2017 HBCU calendar provides timeless knowledge

You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been. Designers of the “Our History Today!” calendar say make 2017 your...

The Effects of Good Branding

By Mike Martin “Branding” is among the most essential components of effective business strategy. However, as fundamental as it may be, many organizations neglect any...

Horizon Bank Donates $6,000 to The Salvation Army of Lake County...

Ensuring that our Lake County neighbors in need won’t go hungry. The Salvation Army of Lake County received a generous donation of $6,000 from Horizon...

CBC members join the call for Payday Lending Reform

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Within days of the October 7 deadline for public comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed payday rule, 104...

National Black Caucus of State Legislators call for debt collection reform

By Charlene Crowell When many consumers think of billion-dollar industries, banks and Wall Street often come to mind. Yet there is another industry in the...

Don’t Ignore IRS Letters

The IRS normally sends correspondence in the mail. They mail millions of letters to taxpayers every year. Keep these important points in mind if...

UC awards Rent Relief and grants to 18 small businesses

Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Virtue Restaurant, Kilwins Confectionary Shop among the first wave of grantees with emergency funding for additional tenants to be awarded later...