The other day I was talking with my mom and her friend about a paper shredder and my mom's friend said, "Thieves don't need my papers, they can get my information anyway!" She said she has been the victim of identity theft three times. I hear about identity theft on the news all the time but that really brought it home for me. Identity theft refers to all types of crime … [Read more...] about 10 Identity Theft Protection Tips You Don’t Want To Miss
So you’ve made (or are thinking about making!) the big jump into one of the biggest life investments you will make- buying your first home. This will be one of the most exciting chapters in your life but it won't come stress-free. Owning a house and making it your home is such a fun experience, but this isn’t quite the same case with the accompanying work, maintenance, and … [Read more...] about Essential First Time Homeowner Tips
When you become an adult you start to think about grown up things you never thought of before, like budgets and buying a house. Then, when you become a parent you think of even more things you never thought about before, like life insurance. You realize that you have this precious gift and you want to protect your children and your spouse. You don't want to be left in a lurch … [Read more...] about Did You Know You Can Get A Life Insurance Online Quote? It Is Perfect For Busy Families!
It is hard to believe that over 20 years ago I was entering my freshman year of college. It is also hare to believe but I don't think my mother gave me any sort of money talk before turning me loose. I think it is super important, especially in these easy credit times, to send kids off to school armed with money management tips college students should know. That is why I am so … [Read more...] about Money Management Tips College Students Should Learn
This conversation around disaster preparedness is sponsored by NAIC, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. They are the non-profit, standard setting body that regulates the insurance industry and provides free and unbiased resources through InsureUOnline.org to help consumers get smart about their insurance options. Significant Changes in Weather Patterns: Have … [Read more...] about Disaster Preparedness: Rethink Your Risk And Be Ready
My mom always said that my Uncle Dale said that you have to start saving early. And I did. Like a good little kid, I opened a savings account and I saved all my money from odd jobs like crawfishing, candy selling, and babysitting. I saved up around $2000 by college and thought I was super responsible but that disappeared into college funds in a hot minute. Then saving was … [Read more...] about Are You Late To Start Saving? These Financial Catch‑Up Strategies Are For You
Here are a few tips and tricks to help you protect yourself from identity theft. How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft Statement Double Check All year round, we are vulnerable to identity theft and credit card fraud but with so many transactions taking place over the holiday season, we may be especially vulnerable. It is extra important to double check our credit … [Read more...] about How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft