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  • Tax Season Scams

    by Alex Schitter | Feb 15, 2017
    It’s that time of year — tax time. It’s also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Here are two ways tax scammers might target you and what you can do about it:
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  • The “$20 Rule” – and How to Control Credit Card Debt

    by Alex Schitter | Jan 24, 2017
    A lot of the advice you get about how to manage credit card debt is simple common sense: pay off your bills in full each month; don’t finance big-ticket items at high interest, etc. Some of the advice is a bit strange: freeze your credit cards in ice; melt only for emergencies. Sometimes we hear something new, and practical.
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  • 5 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

    by Alex Schitter | Dec 28, 2016
    A brand new year provides the perfect opportunity to make meaningful life changes, including improved financial wellness. These five financial resolutions can help get your year off to a promising start.
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  • Avoiding Holiday Scams

    by Alex Schitter | Dec 13, 2016
    Avoid holiday scams with three tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):
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  • Saving at Thanksgiving

    by Alex Schitter | Nov 17, 2016
    Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones for a satisfying meal and kick off the holiday season. If you pay current prices for your menu items, though, you could blow a chunk of your holiday budget before you even get to the pumpkin pie.
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  • Stolen Identities

    by Alex Schitter | Oct 25, 2016
    Bankrate recently found that 41 million U.S. adults have had their identities stolen, and another 49 million know someone who has been affected.
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  • Retirement IQ

    by Alex Schitter | Oct 20, 2016
    It’s no secret that we have a crisis in the U.S. regarding retirement. The crisis is that so few older people have the funds to retire.
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  • Cyber Security Tips

    by User Not Found | Oct 12, 2016
    October is national cyber security awareness month. The Department of Homeland Security and participating agencies are identifying useful tips with the hashtag #CyberAware
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  • Financial Security

    by User Not Found | Sep 19, 2016
    Americans are feeling financially vulnerable and it likely starts with the absence of a comprehensive perspective on their finances, finds a new study from Northwestern Mutual. But there is hope, and you’ll find it at your local credit union.
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  • Work In Retirement

    by User Not Found | Sep 15, 2016
    Remember when retirement was a defined event in nearly every American’s life? It meant an end to the work life, and a greater opportunity for leisure, hobbies and family visits. Those were the days.
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