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Committee passes five Bills and two resolutions

This week, the House Financial Services Committee, held a markup of five bills and two resolutions to promote responsible innovation through financial technology, crack down on money laundering and illicit finance, protect small businesses and investors, and uphold consumer protections. ...

County collects record amount of textiles

thetimesweekly.com Will County took in a record shattering 12,298 pounds of textiles during its annual week-long collection event which ended May 3. Will County Executive Larry Walsh said, "The generosity of the residents of Will County and their dedication to ...

Romeoville approves 2019-2020 budget reduces property tax

thetimesweekly.com The Romeoville Village Board approved a balanced budget for 2019-2020 at the April 17th Board Meeting. The total budget for the next fiscal year (May 1 – April 30) will be $129 million. This year’s budget provides a strong ...

Workforce Center May workshop schedule

Joliet - The Workforce Center of Will County May schedule has been released. An orientation into Alison.com will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 6. Alison offers more than 1,000 free online courses in more than 300 categories. Orientation ...

Workforce Center weekly job fair April 18

Area job seekers are invited to attend an after-hours job fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Workforce Center of Will County. Among the positions available are flex officers, security officers, registered nurse, substitute special education ...

4 ways divorce could affect your retirement

Couples going through a divorce have numerous personal and financial issues to work out, from who gets the house to how custody of the children will be handled. But one significant area of concern that can be easily overlooked is ...

ComEd launches Assistance Initiatives to support customers

thetimesweekly.com ComEd on Monday launched a their new “Powering People” – a series of initiatives in a broader assistance effort to help protect customers against fraud, offer more transparency around competitive energy choices and provide assistance to the most vulnerable ...

$62 billion in education cuts proposed, key college aid could be slashed

Every budget defines priorities and values. To put it another way, what’s really important in life gets supported financially. For many families, having a home, food, and utilities usually rank pretty high. Then there are other budgetary concerns like saving ...

Business Department to host Money Smart activities

From March 30 - April 6, the Joliet Junior College Business Department will host a series of informational sessions to promote financial literacy in conjunction with the Federal Reserve’s Money Smart Week initiative. The sessions are free and open to ...

Camelot Illinois seeks proposals for media agency planning and buying services

Proposals from agencies owned by minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged Camelot Illinois has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for agencies to deliver media planning and buying services. Camelot Illinois is a leading technology and services provider ...

Workforce Center workshop schedule

Joliet - The Workforce Center of Will County April schedule. Career Cafe will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, April 2 and 16. Career Cafe is a networking event designed to connect people looking for work. In addition to sharing tips ...

The financial storm on the horizon

The Times Weekly - thetimesweekly.com Americans are becoming more pessimistic about what the coming year could hold for them financially, with a Gallup poll reporting that 48 percent say the economy is worsening, up from 45 percent in December and ...

Mobile Workforce Center schedule

Will County - The April schedule for the Mobile Workforce Center of Will County. The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet ...

Walmart Associates earn more than $7 Million in cash bonuses

thetimesweekly.com More than 912,000 Walmart U.S. associates will receive a share of nearly $207 million in cash bonuses, as the company experienced a strong 4.2 percent fourth quarter comp sales growth. Associates are receiving their bonuses in paychecks received March ...

CUB free guide for lower data cost to consumers

As part of a yearlong 35th anniversary celebration, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has released a free guide to help consumers cut down on data costs on their smartphones. Visit CitizensUtilityBoard.org to order a free copy of the six-page publication, ...

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