Dear Abby

Everyday Cheapskate

Whatever your circumstances, you have a choice: You can default to live under them, or you can choose to do whatever it takes to rise above them, where the skies are calm and clear.


Clearing out the Clutter

Thursday, April 22, is Earth Day so I would like to use this column to give you some easy organizing ideas that will help you do your part to save our planet. Read more

Dave Ramsey

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The wonderful world of 'Oz'

The wonderful world of 'Oz'
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Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I have been thinking about preplanning our funerals now so our kids won’t have to later, but we would like to find out if it’s a good idea to prepay. What can you tell us? — Living on a Budget


Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about prediabetes, and how can you know if you have it? My 62-year-old husband, who’s in pretty good shape, was recently diagnosed with prediabetes and didn’t have clue.

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Over Easy


Q: I recently was gifted a 1979 Negrini moped. It has a 49cc, two-cycle engine. After some extensive cleaning it appears to be in good condition.

Q: The Illinois Tollway recently announced that cash tolls will no longer be used. People who don’t have a transponder and/or out-of-staters must pay within 14 days.

Live theatre is back. At least, back online. With Governors State University’s Spring 2021 drama “bobrauschenbergAMERICA,” audiences can experience the excitement of live performance from the comfort of their homes.

Applications are now available for Bourbonnais Has Talent, the American Idol-inspired talent show that takes place at the Bourbonnais Friendship Festival. This year’s festival takes place June 23 to 27.