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Seven Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), more than 70 percent of the nation's taxpayers received a tax refund averaging nearly $3,000 in 2017 and will get a similar - or even larger amount...


Best Options to Safeguard Documents and Records

Take advantage of the long winter months to inventory important documents and records, as well as to determine the best options available to keep them safe.

A safe deposit box is a good...


Tax Identity Theft and Refund Fraud

Scammers Target Tax Season

With tax season in full swing, it is important to recognize that Tax Identify Theft has been the most common form of identity theft reported to the...


Six Financial Traps New College Graduates Should Avoid

Next month, thousands of students throughout the United States will graduate from a college or higher education program and launch a career in their chosen profession. In the midst of the...


How Americans Access Their Bank Accounts

Did you know forty percent of Americans manage their bank accounts online more frequently than any other method? According to a recent survey conducted by Morning Consult* on behalf of the...


Ten Money Management Tips Every College Freshman Should Know

As college freshmen head to campus in August to begin their first semester, money management should be on their personal syllabus. It’s important for college students to take control of their...