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Dispelling Refinancing Myths

“Refinancing” is a scary word for many people, but that shouldn’t be the case for you. For many homeowners, refinancing can not only lower your monthly payments and help with your monthly budget, but it can save you thousands of dollars in the long run.


Look out folks — we’re going to get scorched this weekend! So as you’re out and about enjoying all the festivities, be sure to stay hydrated and covered up with light, loosely fitting clothes. After all, you don’t want to be mistaken for an over-grilled sausage!!

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – Beat the Heat

I had a feeling that our long cold spring would lead to a hot summer and it has arrived with a vengeance. There was literally no break between having the heat on to starting the air conditioner. One week heat, the next air. Here are a few tips to save energy and money this summer- and keep you cooler too!

Summer Series – Burger Night

Do you love burgers? This week’s Summer Series is for you! Every Tuesday night between June and August, Publican Quality Meats hosts Burger Night. This weekly series is from 5:30 to 9 pm. Each week, two Chicago chefs compete for the “Best Burger” title, each creating a specialty burger. The winner is crowned by decree of most burgers sold.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – July Chores Around the Yard

We have had a crazy spring and summer this year here in Chicagoland. Spring was practically nonexistent with extremely cold temperatures with a lot of rain. Then summer appeared with a vengeance. We went from 50 to 90 degrees within 10 days. Since we planted so late, everything is just getting established. Now it’s time to assess everything in the yard.