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What You Can Do To Protect Your Identity

What You Can Do To Protect Your Identity

Despite our best efforts, our private information is housed with hundreds if not thousands of private companies and government agencies. We’re also personally barraged with direct attempts at our private data through phishing emails, IRS scam phone calls, and hacking public Wi-FI. These days thieves are more likely to want your Wi-Fi password than your wallet. According to a recent…

The #1 Killer of Wealth in America

The #1 Killer of Wealth in America

It’s not a surprise to hear stories these days about the middle-class shrinking. A big part of that trend has to do with the lack of sustained wage growth for decades. Families were essentially standing still financially while the tide of inflation continued to rise. The tide came in and many families are underwater. However, stagnant wages and inflation are not the full story…

4 Reasons Financial Literacy is Essential 

4 Reasons Financial Literacy is Essential 

April is Financial Literacy Month! The purpose of Financial Literacy Month is to bring awareness to and promote the importance of establishing and maintaining financial healthy habits. Unfortunately, in our country, financial literacy has not been prioritized as an essential topic of learning in Public K-12 or higher education. Too many are left to fend for themselves when it comes to managing money. “College graduates spent 16 years gaining…

9 Questions to Ask Your 401k Provider

9 Questions to Ask Your 401k Provider

When was the last time you really looked at your 401(k)? Not just the balance, but a good hard look at the actual investments and the performance. For most people, the answer is ‘not recently!’ It’s not necessarily because we don’t care. On the contrary, if you are reading this, you obviously do, but there’s confusion about what’s in our…