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News Release: City Treasurer Neely votes to divest $1 Million from companies that manufacture assault weapons

News Release: City Treasurer Neely votes to divest $1 Million from companies that manufacture assault weapons

On Wednesday January 23, 2013 Chicago Treasurer Stephanie Neely voted to divest more than $1 Million from three companies that manufacture assault weapons. The vote took place at the Chicago… Read More

Release: New Consumer and Employee Financial Protections for Chicago Residents

Release: New Consumer and Employee Financial Protections for Chicago Residents

Last Thursday City Council enacted three new laws that will further protect Chicago residents from fraudulent debt collection services, employers that engage in wage-theft, and the proliferation of Payday Lenders,… Read More

News Release: Treasurer Neely on Assault Weapons and Pension Investments

News Release: Treasurer Neely on Assault Weapons and Pension Investments

As the City Treasurer and a Trustee on five City Pension Boards, I fully support the Mayor’s call for a comprehensive review of our pension investments. Guns, and especially assault… Read More

Treasurer Neely’s Statement on Illinois’ Failure to Act on Pension Reform

Treasurer Neely’s Statement on Illinois’ Failure to Act on Pension Reform

Last August, Standard & Poor’s downgraded Illinois’ credit rating because of the State’s large budget deficit and the failure to put forth a plan to deal with our $96 Billion… Read More

Black History Month Essay Contest — Deadline Feb 11, 2013

Black History Month Essay Contest — Deadline Feb 11, 2013

The Treasurer’s 4th Annual Black History Month Essay Contest is now live! The City Treasurer’s Office of Chicago is the custodian and manager of all cash and investments of the… Read More

Have you checked your credit report recently?

Have you checked your credit report recently?

January offers a fresh start and a fresh look and it’s a great time to take stock of your finances, including your credit report. You are entitled to a free… Read More

The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What this means for you and the City of Chicago

The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What this means for you and the City of Chicago

While most of you were enjoying the New Year’s Day holiday, national politicians were working away on a deal to avoid going over the “fiscal cliff”. Late last night the… Read More

Press Release: City Treasurer Neely Joins With Immigrant Advocates “Get That Money Out Of Your Mattress And Into A Bank”

Press Release: City Treasurer Neely Joins With Immigrant Advocates “Get That Money Out Of Your Mattress And Into A Bank”

Newly arrived immigrants are among the most vulnerable populations in the city. They often mistrust banks, and lack the language skills and required documentation to open accounts. Keeping cash leaves… Read More

2013 Broker Dealer RFI Now Available

2013 Broker Dealer RFI Now Available

If you’re a broker dealer and interested in working with the City of Chicago you must submit your application by January 18, 2013. Click here for the application forms and… Read More

Treasurer’s Topic of the Week: The Fiscal Cliff

Treasurer’s Topic of the Week: The Fiscal Cliff

Many news outlets have stories discussing the impending “fiscal cliff” that if not fixed, is said to bring doom for our economy on January 1, 2013. But before you stock… Read More