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It’s that time of year to trim the fat – both physically and financially. Each year, millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions for the upcoming year. Resolutions to continue good practices, change undesirable traits or behaviors, accomplish goals – personal and professional – and ultimately...

With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial...

‘Tis the season to start trimming – your budget, that is. An October 2020 Gallup poll found that the average American expects to spend around $805 on this year’s holiday season. While it’s true that the general public might have a little less to spend, that...

Sick of renting? Are your rental horror stories getting worse and worse? Whether your decision to quit the renting game is because you can’t take your nosey neighbors anymore or because you are ready to make your own rules, purchasing your first home is a...

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about contact tracing. It’s the process of identifying people who have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, instructing them to quarantine and monitoring their symptoms daily.  Contact tracers are usually hired by a state’s department...

Is your money still safe in a traditional bank? With the world flipped upside down, you may be worried about your finances and whether or not they are safe at a traditional bank. The truth is, the safest place for your money is still in a...

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. 1. What the FTC is Doing The FTC and FDA have jointly issued warning letters to seven sellers of unapproved and misbranded products, claiming they can treat or prevent the Coronavirus. The companies’ products include teas, essential...

Thankfully, a good financial plan doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s a step-by-step guide to creating your first one. Evaluate Where You Stand Building a financial plan is like creating a fitness program. If you just start doing random exercises, you could end up injuring yourself without making any actual...