Financial Spring Cleaning: What Can We Throw Away?Many of us have the mindset that we need to save everything just in case we might need it someday.
Financial Spring Cleaning: The Paper ShuffleWe all do it…you move that pile of paper from one place to the next and maybe back again when you need the dining room table.
Financial Spring Cleaning: Organizing Your StuffToday is the first day of spring! What financial clutter do you have hanging around?
Your Refund: Experiences Are Better Than PossessionsOur basic needs are shelter, clothing and food. I like to throw in retirement planning as well. If you have those covered consider spending your refund creating a memory.
Your Refund: Invest That Refund In Your House!Winter is almost over so look around the house. What repairs did you put off because of the winter weather or what happened because of the winter weather?
Your Refund: Invest In Your RetirementMost young workers today put off retirement planning because the goal seems so far away.
Your Refund: Credit Card DebtA survey done by Capitol One found that 65% of taxpayers believe that the best way to approach spending the refund is to be “practical.”
Tax Refunds: Should I Spend Or Should I Save70% of taxpayers received tax refunds last year with an average payment of $2,860. That amounted to almost $125 billion dollars returned to taxpayers.
National Consumer Protection Week: Identity TheftIf you believe you are a victim of identity theft, get your free credit report right away to ensure identity thieves have not opened additional accounts.
National Consumer Protection Week: PasswordsLet’s talk about the passwords to your various accounts. You can’t shop on Amazon, check the morning newspaper or you phone bill online without a password.
National Consumer Protection Week: More From The FTCRemember there's no sure thing in investing. If someone contacts you saying they have a low-risk, high-return investment opportunity, stay away.
National Consumer Protection Week: FTCFederal Trade Commission (FTC) has some suggestions to help you avoid fraud.

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