Can Making Mistakes at Work Be Good…?
Knowing that's it's okay to make mistakes is not only good for your own development, but also for the organization you work for. It leads to more innovative capacity and creativity.
Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15
The Child Tax Credit (CTC) is a credit for individuals who claim a child as a dependent on their federal tax return as long as the child meets certain conditions.
Renting? Do You Know Your Tenant Score?
These reports are generated by companies specializing in consumer reporting and many include proprietary scores that rate the possible tenant.
Scammed with Your Payment App
Say you're selling something—online or offline—and you get paid by a stranger. He pays you via payment app—think Venmo, Zelle, Square Cash and the like—and the money shows up in your app account instantly.
Free Money for College - Guaranteed!
As families are trying to figure out how to pay for tuition and other college expenses not covered by Federal Student Aid, promises of free money for a small fee are appealing.
What You Need to Know About Amazon Sidewalk
If you have an Amazon Echo, Tile, or Ring device, read on. Amazon turned on their Sidewalk service for Echo devices on June 8th and will turn on Tile devices on June 14th.
Tips and Tools to Help with Retirement Planning
Have you started planning for retirement? Whether retirement is just a few years away or decades, these tips and tools can help you keep your plan on track.
Keeping Your Payment Apps (and Money) Safe
The way we pay has steadily changed over the years. Carrying cash and using plastic cards are becoming an old concept as we shift towards apps and other contactless payment options.
What You Need to Know About the T-Mobile Data Breach
On August 16, 2021 T-Mobile announced that it was investigating a possible data breach. On August 17th, the company confirmed that data was stolen.
Celebrity + Cryptocurrency = Scam?
Back in the day, cashiers often asked customers which payment method they'd be using. Not to be outdone, scammers also accepted cash, physical checks, or credit cards.
Learning How to Invest, Wisely and Safely
With saving account interest rates at all-time lows (2021 national average at 0.06%), more and more people are looking to invest their money instead.
Vishing Is On The Rise. Don't Get Caught!
Vishing attacks are voice phishing attacks. By using the phone, scammers can use emotion and build trust in order to trick their victims.
The ABCs of Back-to-School Scams
School starts. Colored notebooks, ergonomic backpacks, and super-hero lunch boxes will soon fill online shopping carts around the country. And just like every year, back-to-school scams will be unleashed.
Job Hunting? Avoid Getting Scammed with These Tips
Job hunting is stressful enough without having to worry about getting caught by scammers. Instead of offering you a job, scammers want your money and personal information.
Beware of Utility Scams
Utility scams can occur any time of the year but may increase during periods of very hot or cold weather and after natural disasters.
Ring! Ring! Is It Really Your Grandchild Calling?
A desperate phone call from your grandchild in the middle of the night can send your blood pressure through the roof.
Robocalls. What Is Being Done to Stop Them?
Any call with a recorded or artificial voice message is a robocall. While some of these calls are legitimate, many, perhaps most, are not.
Looking for Tips to Manage Your Debt?
Debt is costly. The longer it takes to pay off debt, the more money you pay in interest. These tips can help you start taking control of debt.
Your Money Wish Has Been Granted
The FGA acts as the fairy godmother of financial wishes. But, will the FGA be granting your wish, or those of a scammer?
Something Smells Phishy
Turn on two-factor authentication. Check! Update privacy settings. Check! Create stronger passwords. Check!