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Be Aware of Coronavirus Scams

Be Aware of Coronavirus Scams

While the coronavirus spreads, We have enough to think about without worrying about scams. It is important, however, to be aware of what criminals are doing so you can be prepared to spot scams and know how to respond.

Three Low Tech Actions to Help Prevent Fraud

Three Low Tech Actions to Help Prevent Fraud

Fraud is pervasive. These days we need to be ever attentive to protect our identities and our money. Here are low tech things you can do to help protect yourself from becoming a victim. Write Out the date We frequently abbreviate dates. You don’t want to do this in...

Your Many Credit Scores

Did you know you have many credit scores? When you obtain your credit score, you are getting a generic score. Your lender, however, will most likely receive a different number specific to its industry. Are you applying for an auto loan, mortgage, credit card, or insurance? You have a different credit score for each.

Be Smart About Your Passwords

Be Smart About Your Passwords

Recently, I went online to place a take-out order from a local restaurant. After I selected my dishes, I was prompted to set up an account with a user ID and password. Here it was again: a need to create and keep track of yet another password. There was no avoiding...

Sharpen Your Financial Acumen

Sharpen Your Financial Acumen

Now is the time to sharpen your financial acumen. April is National Financial Literacy Month. This month-long focus on money is an effort to help Americans of all ages understand the importance of handling money wisely and giving them the skills to do so. Why is this...