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  • Getting It Back

    September 20, 2022 | Fraud Awareness and Protection

    Steps to take if your identity is stolen

    According to a recent study, in 2021, 15 million consumers were victims of identity theft, with criminals using that personal information to create $24 billion in losses. ID theft is a real problem. Here are some steps to take if you should ever become the victim of this crime.

  • Common budgeting mistakes to avoid

    September 26, 2022 | Saving

    Don’t fall into these traps when creating a roadmap for spending

    There’s a saying you’ve probably heard before about the few absolutes there are in life: None of us will live forever and taxes are practically unavoidable. We should add one more: Almost everyone needs a budget, even if they don’t know it yet.

  • Selling Now

    September 06, 2022 | Mortgages

    Looking to sell your home but worried that the market is cooling off? Here are some tips to help you get started!

  • How to identify the good and tackle the bad

    September 12, 2022 | Credit

    Not all of the balances you carry will drag down your financial future. Despite the bad rap debt often gets – and it’s mostly deserved — there are certain types that shouldn’t keep you up at night. Before you take on more debt, though, it’s important to understand the differences between the good kind of debt and the kind that can lead to stress, sleep deprivation and worse.

  • Home Value Improvements

    August 26, 2022 | Mortgages

    Simple ways to add value to your home

    It’s a seller’s housing market, but that doesn’t mean you have to be complacent about your home’s value. Here are several projects that can add value to your home, so that when you do decide to sell, you’ll get the best offers possible.

  • Callback Phishing Scams

    August 23, 2022 | Fraud Awareness and Protection

    While making a phone call may seem harmless, you should always consider who's on the other end of the line. Cybercriminals can use callback phishing scams to trick you into calling them directly. Once you’re on the phone, cybercriminals will ask you to share sensitive information or grant them access to your device.

  • Looking Back

    August 17, 2022 | Saving

    A study features retirees giving current workers advice

    The best way to prepare for retirement might just be listening to those going through it. In a new report, retirees shared their advice for current workers. The survey asked more than 1,000 retirees between the ages of 55 and 80 their thoughts on their post-work lives. What they said might just help you when the time comes to retire. Here are some takeaways.

  • Drive Carefully

    August 05, 2022 | Autos

    How to save money on a summer car trip

    If you’re planning a summer road trip, the price of gas likely has you thinking twice. Maybe driving to Minnesota to see the biggest ball of yarn isn’t a necessity after all. Though gas is expensive — the average cost per gallon is now $4.93 — there are ways to make your trip more affordable. Here are some things to try.

 
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