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The entire month of April is dedicated to raising financial awareness. Its purpose: to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. Borrowing from the idea of spring cleaning which also usually starts for most people in April, this makes April the perfect time to put your finances in order […]


Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and friends, lovers, husbands, wives, significant others and dog lovers – if they haven’t already – will hit the stores to get that special something for that special someone… or special dog in their lives. While humans will be purchasing chocolate and flowers or jewelry for their human companions, dog […]


By: Monica Victor It’s tax season which means millions of Americans will turn to Uncle Sam to give back what they overpaid in taxes last year. The timing in which consumers file plays a major role in the size of their return checks meaning the closer to April 15th you file the better. Filing after April […]


By: Monica Victor It’s a legitimate fear of many who are on the cusp of retiring – that is running out of money in retirement. While some Boomers dream of basking in the Florida sun, or revel in the prospects of spending the rest of their lives on the open seas cruising and marveling at the […]


Every minute 19 Americans get their identities stolen. Each year at least 10 million Americans fall victim to identify theft, according to TransUnion. Crooks are always on the prowl, devising clever schemes to steal unsuspecting people’s identity.  The latest scam comes in the form of an email designed to look just like one you’d get […]