What Happens if You “Freeze” Your Credit?

As you might have heard, the recent Equifax security breach leaked the names, addresses, and Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans. With this information now in the hands

How Does the Federal Interest Rate Hike Affect Your Wallet?

Some news is a mixture of good and bad, and that’s certainly the case with our topic today. Last month, the Federal Reserve announced a rate hike. With the benchmark

4 Reasons to Scrutinize Your Bank Statements

As busy as you are, it can be easy to let some “unnecessary” tasks slide. You’re not exactly in danger of overdrawing your bank account, so it can be tempting

5 Ways to Improve the Safety of Your Online Banking

In 1798, a bank porter named Thomas Cunningham, along with two accomplices, pulled off the first ever known bank robbery. Cunningham simply stayed at the Bank of Pennsylvania after his

Start Reducing Next Year’s Taxes Now

Now that April has come and gone, you can stop worrying about your 2016 income taxes (unless, of course, you filed an extension). Whether you received a welcome refund or

The Surprising Downside of Wealth

Everyone dreams of accumulating a sizable retirement fund, inheriting some surprise money, or even winning the lottery. After all, who doesn’t want to be wealthy? So it might surprise you

Safeguarding Your Assets During Turbulent Times

After the recent Presidential election, we saw a bit of turbulence in the stock market. That tends to happen any time political events seem uncertain and unpredictable, so we’re not

Should You Reevaluate Your Retirement?

Over the years, you might have come to view your retirement as a destination that you will someday “reach”. There’s nothing wrong with tha, but keep in mind that once

Keep an Eye on These Retirement Milestones

Whether you’re just beginning to think about retirement, or you’re about to make the leap, there will be many important dates and deadlines to remember. As you prepare for this