Thanks to 1,100 messages you sent Illinois lawmakers, CUB helped win legislation freeing up $30 million in funds to support solar power.
The City of Chicago has renegotiated its electricity deal with Integrys Energy Services in an attempt to save Chicagoans more money. Read about the 10 new pricing tiers and what this means for consumers in the report from Crain's.
ComEd said one consumer owed $1,500 for the last 3 years of electricity service. One big problem: John was in a senior home and hadn’t lived at that address in years.
More than 1900 Illinois consumers have signed a petition asking federal regulators to protect consumers against "cramming"-- when third parties "cram" fraudulent charges onto your cellphone bill. Add your name today!
At a CUB event, you can learn how to decipher utility bills, avoid rip-offs, and potentially save hundreds of dollars of year. Learn how CUB staffer Laura helped one consumer save more than $600 per year at a recent clinic.
The Chicago Power Deal Calculator is a free tool to help Chicagoans decide if they should stay with the City's power deal with Integrys Energy Services or switch back to ComEd. Try the calculator now!
Have you heard the recording of the Comcast representative who just couldn't take no for an answer? Read CUB's WatchBlog about what to do if you get in a difficult conversation with a customer service representative.
CUB staffer Megan is breaking up with Cable TV and just wants an Internet package. But she learned that's not an easy ask these days. Read CUB's WatchBlog to get her three shopping tips.
Read CUB's WatchBlog to see what companies were voted the worst and best among the state's cable, electric, natural gas, telephone and water providers.