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Best Things to Do in Chicago on St. Patrick's Day

If you enjoy celebrating St. Patrick's Day and Irish culture every March 17, there's no better place to be than Chicago. Parades, food, activities, and the Chicago green river — there's so much to do that you won't be able to fit it all in one day. That's why we at CreditBox have put together a list of can't-miss activities. You'll have so much fun that you may even forget you're not actually in Ireland.

How to Prepare for Freezing Temperatures

Winter is upon us, which means the weather is getting colder fast and freezing temperatures are approaching. Unfortunately, if you aren't prepared, these conditions can cause everything from frozen pipes to problems with your HVAC system. Find out how to properly prepare your home for winter — it'll save you time and money.

Easy-to-Cook Meals on a Budget

You don't have to break your budget to make delicious meals when you're learning to cook, especially when you have the right easy recipes on your side. Cheap food doesn't have to be bland or boring. In fact, simple, inexpensive meals and easy dinner recipes can be just as tasty as those that take hours to prepare with expensive ingredients. Whether you're learning how to prepare salmon or assembling a casserole – all it takes is a little bit of creativity, the right ingredients, and some easy dinner recipes to get started.

Basic Adulting: What You Should Have Known Last Year

Whether you’ve just graduated college or have already entered the “real world” you start to wonder why no one ever told you how to manage finances, shop for groceries, or separate the light laundry from the dark. The sooner you learn these basic adulting skills, the better you'll feel — and the better off you'll be! That’s why we’ve came up with some tips to get you going in the right direction when beginning adulthood.

Throw the Best New Year’s Eve Bash

It's time to ring in the new year, but you don't have to go out to have a good time. You can stay home and throw a New Year's Eve party that will have your friends talking about it until next December, when it's time to do it all over again. Not sure where to start? We can help. Use these tips to throw the best New Year's Eve bash ever.