What To Do After The Equifax Data Breach

If you haven’t yet heard, Equifax – one of the 3 major credit reporting agencies – was hacked. Hackers took people’s names, SSN, birthdates, addresses, and some credit card numbers were stolen as well. Verify if You Were Affected Visit EquifaxSecurity2017.com and click on the “Potential Impact” tab. You’ll need to enter your last name and…
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Beneficiary Horror Stories And How To Avoid Them

We’re flashing back this Friday to Barb’s post about avoiding beneficiary horror stories. It might not apply to you right now, but it’s always good to be aware…so read on! One of our blog readers wanted to know about beneficiary horror stories. I’m not sure why, but in thinking about it I realized it’s a…
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Setting Up Your First Apartment On A Budget

Moving out and into your first apartment is exciting, but may seem a little intimidating, not to mention expensive. Here are tips to ease the burden of moving on your wallet. Furnishing your new place Furniture is going to be the most expensive part of getting your apartment ready. But the good news is that…
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Do You Want To Retire Someday?

I think we all would answer ‘yes’, of course we want to retire someday. However, retiring does take effort and planning. When do you want to retire? How much monthly income will you need in retirement? What percentage of your income will come from Social Security when you retire? How much will you need to…
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Helpful Tips For New College Graduates

Back to school time is the perfect time for this flashback Friday post from Mary Ellen about tips for new college graduates… Congratulations college grads! Do you remember the scene from “The Graduate” with Dustin Hoffman where he is barraged with questions and advice at his graduation party about where to work? Oh wait, you…
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