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Cyber Security Awareness Resources

In today’s connected world, everyone benefits from cyber security awareness. A cybersecurity attack can result in everything from identity theft, to extortion attempts, to the loss of important data like family photos. That’s why it’s important to keep up to date with online safety. The National Cyber Security Alliance has a large resource library of relevant topics to make sure … Continue reading




If ‘Budget’ Sounds Like a Bummer, Try Renaming It

Webster’s New World dictionary defines budget as: “a plan or schedule adjusting expenses during a certain period to the estimated or fixed income for that period.” If that doesn’t sound fun, I don’t know what does. (I’m kidding. It sounds terrible.) By definition alone, budgeting sounds like a chore. So it’s no surprise that many people hear the word “budget” … Continue reading




‘Tidy Up’ Your Finances So Each Dollar Sparks Joy

Marie Kondo has inspired countless people to wipe out clutter. Her KonMari organizing method, popularized by her book and Netflix series, lays out how to get more joy from your life and possessions. This approach can extend to your money, too. Applying her mindset can reduce the financial clutter in your life and help you make a better plan for … Continue reading



How to Get the Most out of Online Reviews

In the world of online shopping, often buyers will purchase an item only after they see that other people also like it. And the easiest way to find out consumer sentiment? You guessed it: reviews. Many online purchases are based on careful consideration of star ratings and product reviews left by complete strangers. Some 82% of U.S. adults say they at … Continue reading


More Than Your Score: Credit Basics You Need to Know

Getting your credit score today is easy — just turn to your bank, credit card issuer or one of the many apps and websites out there. That means millennials, unlike their parents, have the advantage of early insight into their financial profiles. But looking isn’t enough. Without knowing the basics of credit, looking at your data is like having the … Continue reading


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