Authorities have named Peterson a suspect in Stacy's disappearance but have not charged him with any crime. Peterson himself insists his wife is alive and says she told him she was leaving him for another man.
Sharon Bychowski, a neighbor to the Petersons and a close friend of Stacy's, told ABC News today she had not heard reports of Drew's financial transactions and was reluctant to comment.
"But," she told ABC News, "if he's transferring a whole bunch of money of the account, I think he's gonna have issues."
Since her disappearance, Stacy's friends and family have scoured the Bolingbrook area looking for signs of the missing mother-of-two. Police divers have searched a nearby pond and canals, but no trace has been found.
Pamela Bosco, a spokeswoman for Stacy Peterson's family, told reporters last week that the coming holidays have made Stacy's absence especially painful.
"The season's coming close and it's very difficult," Bosco said. "We'd like to have answers before the holidays. That's just what we pray for."
Drew Peterson, meanwhile, would not comment on whether he missed his wife as the holidays were approaching, but told ABC News he had decorated his home.
"It's special touches around here," Peterson told ABC News. "It's a very personal thing. ... I don't really want to talk about it."
The Associated Press contributed to this report