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You chose your new home with care. It's important to take the same care to find an experienced and knowledgeable loan...

If you're a smart phone user - and 75% of Americans are - then you're probably paying about $50-$60 (per phone) every...

When was the last time your household took a vacation? According to survey, over half of us haven't gotten away in the...

Over time, your valuables change, and so do the tools available to protect them. How should you be keeping your most...

What's the American dream look like to you? For many, it means achieving financial security and freedom for themselves...

While the holidays can certainly bring tidings of good cheer, they can also lead to some unwanted visitors. According to the...

Tips to save you hundreds.Regardless of age, location or profession, most of us are spending more time on our cell phones...

Editor's Note: This blog post is from the IRS's website. Click here to view the IRS's original post. Many taxpayers...

It's that time of year…cake toppers, bridal brunches and save the dates. Wedding season is just about here!...

Today we can pay back a friend via text, send money overseas with just a few clicks or apply for a credit card without...

Ouch - one recent survey found that the average cost of identity theft set victims back over $1,300. Fortunately,...

Getting Organized Now Will Help You Draw a Strong Financial Road MapThe end of the year can mean taking stock of...

It's that time of year - lights are out, trees are up and many Americans will be shelling out cash like never before....

How much do you have saved in your rainy day fund? If you're like most Americans, then the odds are good it's less...

The case for “going green,” or making more environmentally friendly choices, has never been stronger. And what...

Did you take a vacation last year? For most of us, the answer is “no.” For many, it's because getting away is...

Our banking habits have changed a lot over the past few years. Most of us have moved from checks to debit cards, and from...

The results are in…and taking a vacation is good for your health! In fact, one article found that taking...

We've all heard it - it's important to have money set aside for emergencies. If you're like this blogger, then you've...

At some point, most of us are likely to encounter an unexpected event in our lives - loss of job, unplanned illness, or...

While there are a few exceptions, most people earn and spend roughly the same amount each month. But occasionally...

Over the next few months, we'll be answering some commonly asked questions on all things money matters. Something you're...

The following is an excerpt from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) Summer 2016 Consumer News bulletin....

You shred personal documents, you use numbers and symbols in passwords and your smartphone always stays locked; so your...

Given the west coast's record-setting amount of grey and rain last year, jetting away this summer to sunnier skies is an...

Data breaches aren't a fun thing to consider as a business owner, but they're becoming an increasingly common risk...

Planning your vacation can be half the fun of the actual traveling experience. Between perusing sites like Trip Advisor or...

Planning to take a vacation this year? While the answer may be “yes” for many of us, over half of Americans...

Tips on what you can do to ​protect your money and information. I noticed a charge on my credit card that I didn't make....

Data security has been a big topic in national headlines this summer. Chances are you've heard about the Equifax breach,...

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