Dollar Signs - Financial Soccer - Teaching Kids about Money - 6/25
A challenging economy has highlighted the need for all of us to have good money management skills, and it’s never too early to begin teaching those skills to our children. As parents, we not only teach our children how money works but we also convey to our children our values about money.
URBANA -- Neighbor helping neighbor was obvious Monday.
ILLINOIS -- The state confiscated millions of dollars in federal tax refunds.
Update: 10:02 pm UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Workers at one UI building needed a sharp eye twice in one week.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn unveiled a nearly $9 billion transportation plan over the next six years.
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ILLINOIS -- One of Governor Quinn's plans include the biggest investment in education in state history.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new audit finds more than $20 million in state tax may have been misused.
Update: 10:04 pm CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Bringing more jobs and driving the economy forward.
Update: 10:06 pm, 1/30/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- An area woman wants to warn people about a scam.
GIFFORD -- People met Monday night to discuss how recovery is going.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois State Board of Education followed through on its plan to ask for more state funding.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A UI program is getting $3 million to boost research.
ILLINOIS -- Millions of dollars will go toward rehabbing roads in Central Illinois.
URBANA -- A busy street is falling apart and the city doesn’t have the money to fix it.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Those affected by devastating tornadoes can file for federal aid with FEMA.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce raised $15,000 to help businesses in Gifford get back on their feet.
ILLINOIS -- The governor is requesting federal aid for areas affected by tornadoes.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lincoln's Tomb is getting a facelift, thanks to a capital investment.
CHAMPAIGN -- Food pantries may have to pick up the slack after government cutbacks.
VILLA GROVE -- A school board member was in court Monday.
WESTVILLE --The family didn't have life insurance and now their community is coming together to help.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Comptroller says lawmakers will have to approve the governor's request for extra money.
ILLINOIS -- A plan to save money feeding the state's prisoners isn't saving as much as state leaders hoped.
CHAMPAIGN -- The police department will put more emphasis on catching drunk drivers.
URBANA -- Governor Pat Quinn stopped by the area to announce millions of dollars worth of new funding as part of a program to fix roads and bring news jobs to the area.
BLOOMINGTON -- One man now believes in miracles!
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Certain contracts and grants at UI will also feel the effects of a shutdown.
URBANA -- The Crazy-K took over a local town this weekend.
CHAMPAIGN -- The End Alzheimer's Walk took place Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some area roads will get a $900,000 makeover.
CHAMPAIGN -- State schools are going to be short on state funds this year.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Five area counties are getting thousands of dollars in housing rehabilitation grants.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hospitals strive to provide the best care for their patients. Now a state grant will help.
SAVOY -- Willard Airport will see some big changes.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is partnering with another Great Lakes state to help cut the cost of Medicaid.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A campus group needs your help. Someone broke into the Channing-Murray Foundation and stole more than $1,200.
URBANA -- Carle patients will now pay an extra fee for medical visits.
SPRINGFIELD -- Around 30,000 Illinois borrowers will receive relief checks this week.
URBANA -- The Champaign County court system is getting smarter with taxpayer dollars.
DECATUR -- Nelson Park is getting some extra money for a facelift.
SPRINGFIELD -- One state department says under-staffing is hurting people who need the most help.
RANTOUL -- A couple scammed out of their life savings is getting help from the community.
SPRINGFIELD -- Almost half the state's budget goes to grants.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is investing more than $2 million on repair projects in Central Illinois.
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- The state's attorney is now investigating the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department after the Iroquois County Board found, what it considers, "red flags."
Update: 4:32 pm
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A man accused of using drug money to get out of jail is back in custody.
SPRINGFIELD -- Cities around the state could lose out on millions of dollars if Governor Quinn gets his way with next year's budget.
URBANA -- Provena is going beyond the hospital and into the community.