Fraudsters know that students comb the internet for scholarships and loans, so they set up fake financial aid opportunities to pull in unsuspecting students. If you’re searching for financial aid, stay safe with these tips:
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If you’re trying to get better finances, consider the following action steps. Step 1: Try something simple that can help you boost your finances, and turn it into a daily or weekly habit. For example, putting your change in a jar to save up for something special. Step 2: Track how you spend your money […]
Did you know that yearly expenses for a pet can cost from $200-2,000 and sometimes more, according to the ASPCA? Welcoming a pet into your home has an impact on your finances. The following table, presented by the ASPCA, calculates the probable costs for common pets per year: 1. Premium brand dry kibble 2. Exam, […]
Did you know that the medical/healthcare sector experienced a 34-percent increase in data breaches over the past year?1 According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), if fraudsters get a hold of your health insurance information, they could seek medical attention, get prescription drugs, file insurance claims, and more.2 How can medical identity theft affect you? […]
This holiday season, many mall-bound Americans will probably shop, not realizing just how much they’re spending until it’s too late. Over $600 billion was spent during the winter holidays last year,1 and the average American spent $766 alone for online Thanksgiving items (not including travel!). That’s a 21% increase from the previous year!2 Don’t let […]