Beware Stimulus and Tax Scams

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It’s stimulus season and tax season at once, and scammers couldn’t be happier. They know that taxpayers are eager to get their hands on their stimulus payments and tax refunds. As consumers are working to file their taxes before the May 17 deadline, all that paperwork and payments mean people may be letting their guard Read More »

Will I Be Getting a Second Stimulus Check?

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After eight months of negotiations, the Senate has finally passed a bipartisan deal on a new coronavirus stimulus plan. The $900 billion economic relief package will deliver emergency aid to a trampled economy and provide struggling Americans with desperately needed funds. The bill will put $325 billion toward business relief in an effort to revive Read More »

How Do I Give Myself an End-of-Year Financial Review?

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Q: With 2020 drawing to a close, I’d love to give myself an end-of-year financial review before it goes.  Where do I begin? A: Giving yourself an end-of-year financial review is a wonderful way to check on the progress you’ve made toward your goals, highlight areas needing improvement and update your accounts, funds and investments. Here’s all Read More »

Why Does My Credit Score Matter?

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Your credit score is made up of three numbers, serving as an indicator of your financial history, wellness and responsibility. These three little numbers can spell the difference between approval and rejection for a mortgage, a job, a rental unit and so much more. We have outlined how your credit score is calculated, why it Read More »