All You Need To Know About The New Payroll Tax Rates

All You Need To Know About The New Payroll Tax Rates
All You Need To Know About The New Payroll Tax Rates

Phew! Your income taxes are filed and you can finally rest easy with that huge chore now over and done. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to think about taxes again until it’s time to file for

Beware Tech Support Scams!

Beware Tech Support Scams!
Beware Tech Support Scams!

You’re always putting yourself out on a limb when you call tech support. You dial the number the company gives you, and perhaps after a while of waiting, you’re connected to someone who may be working on the other side of the world in a completely different time zone. Then you’re asked to give this anonymous person identifying details

Category: Financial Wellness

4 Ways To Bring Your Dream Kitchen To Life

4 Ways To Bring Your Kitchen To Life
4 Ways To Bring Your Kitchen To Life

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we spend many hours whipping up delectable dishes to please every palate and food plan. It’s where we catch a quick morning chat over coffee and linger over dinners together in the early evening. 

The kitchen is where it’s at. 

Category: Home Ownership

The 20% Down Myth

The 20% Down Myth
The 20% Down Myth

Are you desperate to own a home of your own? 
If that’s your dream, you are likely saving up, dollar by hard-earned dollar, until you have that magic number: 20% of your dream home’s total value. That’s what all the experts say, right? 
For the average American home, 20% amounts to a pretty big number. Throw in closing costs and you’ve

Category: Home Ownership

7 Ways To Spring Clean For Extra Cash

7 Ways To Spring Clean For Extra Cash
7 Ways To Spring Clean For Extra Cash

When that first delightful spring breeze starts blowing, you know it’s time to get your house in shape.

The warmer weather and the brilliant sunshine pouring through your windows can fill you with boundless energy. You’re going to banish those dust bunnies! Every piece of useless

Category: Budgeting

Beware Social Media Scams!

Beware Social Media Scams!
Beware Social Media Scams!

The social media explosion has forever changed the way we interact with one another. In fact, everyone knows that a vacation, a dinner out or child’s milestone never really happened unless you post it on Facebook or Instagram.

But what most people don’t realize is that the advent of social media has generated its own brand of

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Beware These Tax Scams!

Beware These Tax Scams
Beware These Tax Scams

Once again, the IRS and the FTC are warning the public of a series of tax-related scams to be wary of during this busy and stressful time. Here’s what you need to know: 

Scam variations 

There are several ways scammers can use tax season for fraud. 

1.)   Phony refund 

In one scenario,

Category: Financial Wellness

Share Certificate Shopping: How To Keep Your Money Spinning!

Share Certificate Shopping: How To Keep Your Money Spinning!
Share Certificate Shopping: How To Keep Your Money Spinning!

Share Savings Certificates are an excellent savings option. They’re NCUA-insured, which gives you peace of mind in knowing your deposits are secure. They’ve got a better dividend rate than a savings account and

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The Do's And Don'ts Of Credit Repair

The Do's And Don'ts Of Credit Repair
The Do's And Don'ts Of Credit Repair

If you’ve recently been rejected from a credit application of any kind, you may be looking at a poor credit score for any number of reasons. You might have been late with your credit card payments, have an outstanding judgment against you or have even been frauded or

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Why Choose A Credit Union?

Why Choose A Credit Union
Why Choose A Credit Union?

Q: I love my credit union, but I also have a checking account at a bank. Should I move that account to a credit union?


A: You’re not alone. Many Americans are dissatisfied with their banks.

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