Get A Handle On Your Debt

Debt is money that you owe. Whether you took out a loan, used a credit card, or got behind on a bill payment, it’s debt. When debt feels like a barrier to your goals it can be hard to face, but it’s important to remember that with a little planning, you can reverse your situation. …

Someone Stole Your Personal Information. Now what?

If someone stole your identity would you know what to do?  We’ve previously posted about protecting your identity after data breaches, but there are other ways for thieves to steal your personal and financial information, both in-person and online. Once identity thieves get your information, they can use it to make purchases, open credit cards, …

Open Enrollment: Don’t Forget To Check Your Beneficiaries

From time to time, we hear about situations when people unexpectantly pass and their life insurance benefits went to their mother and siblings, instead of their spouse and children.  The policy holder hadn’t updated their beneficiaries and their families were left with nothing. Beneficiaries are the people that you select to receive your money upon …

What To Do When Buying A House With A Septic System

It’s SepticSmart Week, so we’ll be discussing septic systems all… wait for it… week! Today’s post on septic systems is the second in a series about buying a house with a well and/or septic. Last week, when I mentioned that wells and septic systems are two of the most expensive appliances you’ll own, it’s particularly …

How to Protect Your Personal Information After a Data Breach

It seems like a new data breach occurs every week, making us worry about the safety of our information. Restaurants, retailers (brick and mortar, and online), apps, and even airlines have all been targets of data breaches within the past year. In 2017, Equifax estimated that the data breach of their systems could have affected …