7 Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

7 Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

Extreme heat can be dangerous. Under normal conditions, the government recommends people go to air-conditioned places to cool off such as movie theaters, and libraries. But with social distancing in place, some of these options are off the…
7 Ways to Celebrate Your Graduate in 2020

7 Ways to Celebrate Your Graduate in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown many Class of 2020 graduates into a tailspin, as high schools and universities cancel or postpone graduation ceremonies. After all the hard work and excitement, most families want to do everything they can…
Celebrating Memorial Day in 2020

Celebrating Memorial Day in 2020

Memorial Day weekend is typically filled with family, friends, and neighborhood gatherings.  Pools open and grocery stores are generally packed as people plan for their outdoor BBQ’s which include a mix of good food and maybe a couple…
Popular IRS Scams of 2019: How to Avoid and Stay Protected

Popular IRS Scams of 2019: How to Avoid and Stay Protected

When it comes to protecting your personal or financial information, it’s never a bad idea to be overly cautious. With 2019 halfway over, there has been no shortage of frauds and scams. The IRS recently released a list of this year’s…
Easy Ways to Transfer Money

Easy Ways to Transfer Money

When it comes to getting cash to friends or family members fast, many people turn to wiring services. Thanks to the wonders of technology, transferring funds from one person to another is easier than ever. Whether you’re making a purchase…
Phishing: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

Phishing: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

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Have you ever received an email for winning the Nigerian lottery or a call from credit card services offering to lower your interest rate? Did you respond with personal information? If you answered yes to one of these questions, you may…
4 Ways to Owe Less on Taxes (or Even Get a Refund) Next Year

4 Ways to Owe Less on Taxes (or Even Get a Refund) Next Year

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April 15 isn’t a favorite day on the calendar for people who owe taxes. If you’re in that group, there may be ways to lower your tax bill for next year. Whether it’s increasing your refund or simply paying less in taxes, these four…