Archive for September 2019
Child Identity Theft—What You Need to Know
When most of us think about identity theft, we think of ads showing someone stealing another adult’s valuable information, ruining existing credit lines and using existing accounts. While this is a huge problem, it is also likely that someone will steal a child’s identity. Children’s social security numbers and names are almost always debt free…Read More
Overlooked Eligible Health Care FSA Expenses
Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) associated with your health care plan? Don’t let those dollars go to waste! But first, what is an FSA? Simply, it allows you to set aside pre-tax money into an account to help pay for certain eligible health services and products. Your FSA covers a wide range…Read More
Were You Affected by The Equifax Data Breach?
In 2017, over 140 million people were affected by a data breach through Equifax. Equifax and its competitors, Transunion and Experian are used to determine how much of a risk people are for borrowing money. So, naturally they have some of the most sensitive information, such as social security numbers. How do you know if…Read More
Can You Afford to Retire?
The answer to this question is very personal. First, you need to decide what your goals are for retirement. What do you want to do? If you want to travel, you may need more money than if you want to putter around the garden. Your lifestyle in retirement will determine, in large part, your retirement…Read More