How To Get Your Finances in Order: 10 Tips for Better Organization

Knowing how to get your finances in order can seem daunting at first. By making a plan, you can more effectively organize and take control of your money situation. Cash flow, investments, savings — these are just some of the many valuable things to keep track of in your financial portfolio. Keeping them all organized[…]

Parents ready to send kids back to school, but inflation means high prices.

  After two stressful, pandemic school years, parents looked forward to a normal year. But instead, they’re dealing with a different stress: inflation. Already squeezed by high food and fuel prices, parents now struggle with higher back-to-school costs. Far fewer parents this year said they can afford their kids’ back-to-school shopping without any issues, likely a[…]

Stay Safe Online During Tax Time

Think Before Supplying Sensitive Information Unsolicited emails, calls, or texts that prompt you to click on a link or share valuable personal and financial information are very likely scams. With your personal data, online thieves can swindle funds and/or commit identity theft. Learn how to recognize a scam with the following tips:   IRS Communications:[…]

Steps to Take If You’re Worried about Your Finances

If you’re concerned about your finances, know that you’re not alone. In fact, some research suggests that financial stress is at an all-time high in the US. Luckily, there are some tried-and-tested ways to begin to feel in control of your money again.   Be honest with yourself.The gap between where you are and where[…]

Beware of these Financial Scams Targeting the Elderly

The following is presented for informational purposes only.   A sobering truth is that older adults are oftentimes the target of costly scams. It makes perfect sense: they tend to have a more robust nest egg. What’s more, they might not know how to go about reporting such a crime, or might be embarrassed to[…]

Protect Your Data When Using Money Apps

Privacy and security are a concern no matter what you’re doing on your phone. However, they become even more of a concern when you’re using a money app. By giving these apps access to highly sensitive financial info, such as bank passwords, personal data, and banking transactions, you become vulnerable to higher security risks.  […]