Helpful Business, Finance & Law Websites

Banking and Credit

Bankrate.com

Compare mortgage rates, auto loan rates, certificates of deposits.

Investing in Bonds

Information on all types of bonds.

Business Management

State of Illinois Business Services
SBA Illinois

Small Business Administration Illinois Office.

City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection

City of Chicago guide to starting a business.

Glenview Chamber of Commerce
World Chambers of Commerce Network

Worldwide chambers of commerce and industry gateway.

Business.GOV

The official business link to the U.S. Government.

SIC-Standard Industrial Classification Search

SIC classifications and statistics.

NAICS-North American Industry Classification System

Classification System used by Federal statistical agencies.

Calculators

OANDA, The Currency Site

Foreign exchange, currency trading, and information services.

Mortgage Affordability Calculator

Determine the maximum loan amount for which you qualify.

Charities and Donations

GuideStar

National database of charities and nonprofit organizations.

BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Detailed reports on hundreds of charities, produced by the Better Business Bureau.

Company Information

Hoover’s Online

Information on major companies.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)—EDGAR

Investor Education

StockCharts.com Chart School
The Motley Fool Fool’s School

Advice on investing.

InvestorWords

Financial glossary.

Law

Martindale.com Directory

Find a lawyer or law firm.

Quotes, Charts & Annual Reports

BigCharts

Current and historical stock quotes.

MSN Money

Savings Bonds

Treasury Direct

U.S. Government securities information.

U.S. Savings Bond Value Tables

Values for Series E, EE, I Bonds or Savings Notes, 1941 to current.

Statistics

U.S. Department of Labor-Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. economics statistics.

FedStats

The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.

Stock & Commodity Markets

CME Group
Chicago Stock Exchange
NASDAQ Stock Exchange
New York Stock Exchange
Stock Splits: Yahoo Finance Stock Splits Calendar

Taxes

Federal Tax Forms and Information
Illinois Tax Forms and Information
Cook County Assessor’s Office
Tax Forms for Other States
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