Is Black Friday the Key to Holiday Savings?

September 18 2017
Is fighting the crowds on Black Friday worthwhile?  Black Friday has evolved into an extended weekend of shopping instead of just finding deals on the day after Thanksgiving. Businesses offer huge discounts on Black Friday with the hope that they can make up for it in volume.  In 2016, more than 154 million consumers shopped […] Read More

Equifax Data Breach Alert!

September 08 2017
On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a major data breach that could affect 143,000,000 people.1  That’s almost half the nation.  Rest assured, we’ve got the details on what was stolen, how you can see if you’re affected, and next steps, so you can move forward with confidence. What was stolen? From mid-May through July, thieves […] Read More

Common Bills Affected by Your Credit

August 29 2017
Late bill payments can hurt your credit score, and a low credit score, in turn, can lead to being charged higher interest rates for things you buy via credit, which can increase your monthly bills. It’s a vicious cycle that can best be avoided by paying bills on time, since your history of payments is […] Read More