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Watch Out for These Scams as the Country Moves Toward Reopening

  As the coronavirus continues spreading across the country in waves and peaks, every state is making bold moves toward reopening under a strange new set of circumstances dubbed the “New Normal.” Face coverings are de rigueur. Floor markings have been slapped down exactly 6 feet apart near checkout counters in retail stores. Shoppers are […]

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Snowball vs. Avalanche Debt

Debt is the ultimate killjoy. It can destroy a budget, make long-term financial planning impossible, and shadow every purchase you make with guilt. No one wants to live with that debt burden. But how do you kiss your debt goodbye? Crawling out from under this mountain won’t be easy, but if you’re ready to realign […]

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Elder abuse awareness day June 15, 2020

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2020, recognizes the risks of elder abuse and neglect of older people. It’s a day for family and caregivers around the world to learn how to take proactive steps to protect loved ones and for older people to learn how they can protect themselves.. What is elder abuse […]

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6 Rules to Follow for Safe Curbside Pickup During a Lockdown

1. Review your order carefully. Triple-check your order before placing it to minimize the number of trips you take to the store. 2. Wear a face covering and gloves. The CDC recommends wearing a cloth covering over your mouth and nose, or a face mask, when out in public.  This is now mandatory in many […]

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COVID-19 Texting Scam

The coronavirus pandemic has been raging on American shores for several months, but scammers are still finding new ways to exploit the panic, fear and uncertainty surrounding the virus to con people out of their money. The latest in a string of coronavirus scams involves a simple text message with criminal intent. Here’s all you […]

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How Should I Spend My Stimulus Check?

The stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are starting to land in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. The $1,200 granted to most middle class adults is a welcome relief during these financially trying times. Many recipients may be wondering: What is the best way to use this […]

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Watch Out for These Spring Cleaning Scams

Spring is in the air! As the weather warms and the days lengthen, it’s time to start thinking about giving your home a thorough cleaning and tending to the long list of household chores piling up over the winter. If you plan on calling in professionals to help you with some of these tasks, you […]

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Fun Activities to do with Your Kids at Home

It’s been days of sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, and you’re starting to wonder if you have enough to keep them busy for much longer. Take a deep breath and check out our list of easy, fun home activities you can do with the kids that will let out energy, promote togetherness and […]

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Five Reasons to Consider a Post-College Internship

You’re in your last year of college and you can’t wait to finally get out there to start making your mark in the real world. As you search for your first post-college job, don’t take an internship off the table. Contrary to popular belief, internships can do you a world of good even after graduation. […]

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