A Lesson on Money from Chicago

Chicago is known for not only being a city of great food, the Cubs, and Willis Tower, but it’s also renowned for being expensive.  Being an intern here, I expected this to be the situation, and I’m learning how to balance spending versus worrying about the future.  It’s not an easy task, but I find there are plenty of free things to do, which is why I decide to take the opportunity to have a personal tour of the Chicago Board of Trade from a future in-law.  With very little knowledge of the purpose and function of this building, I decide to find out more about the world of economics and finances beyond my checkbook. Continue Reading ›