If you’re like most of us, you probably rarely think about your credit score. After all, it’s not a number that pops up in day-to-day living. However, if you’re going to apply for a loan, a credit card, etc., it’s a number that will impact whether or not your application will be accepted, and in…

Home Equity Lines of Credit allow you to borrow against your home’s equity to get cash for other needs. Establishing a Line of Credit today can prepare you for unexpected expenses in the future or help you achieve your goals like:  Home Improvements Debt Consolidation College Expenses           Car Purchases Vacations Second…

Financial scams targeting customers over the age of 60 have become more prevalent over the past several years. Why? Because these individuals may have a significant amount of money sitting in their accounts. Let’s take a look at some of the most common scams to avoid: Health Insurance. Be sure you understand exactly how your medical provider…

A lot has been reported about different ways people use the internet to hack into other people’s accounts or even spy on those around them. For many, using the internet may be a little scary; you may feel your privacy is being invaded. Or, you generally don’t feel safe performing online transactions. The reality is,…

Costly financial scams targeting seniors can be absolutely devastating and wreak havoc on their lives. Unfortunately, they’re all too common. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), here are the Top 3 scams targeting senior citizens in our country: Medicare/Health Insurance Fraud A scam artist commonly will pose as a Medicare representative and ask the vulnerable…

Let’s jump right to it. Yes, chip debit cards really are that necessary. It may seem like that fancy little chip does nothing more than what the old “swipe” did. You’d swipe, type in your PIN, and go home with your stuff. Now, if you have a chip, you insert the chip, type in your…

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