Identity Theft – 5 Preventative Steps to Take Now

Equifax recently announced a security breach resulting in criminals accessing information of approximately 143 million Americans. With Equifax being one of the “big-four” credit reporting agencies, this “break-in” is more incre… Read More

Top 8 Financial Steps to take after a Catastrophic Hurricane

Hurricane Harvey hitting Texas was the first Cat-4 hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. since hurricane Charley wrecked South Florida in 2004, causing over $16 billion in damage. Not having access to food, gas, electricity, medical suppl… Read More

5 Fall Money Maintenance Check List Items

With the dog-days of summer behind, you may be grinding through your fall home maintenance checklist -which may include important tasks such as inspecting your roof, gutters, driveway, outlets, smoke detectors, water heater, major applianc… Read More

Fed Rate Hikes and Your Home Mortgage Rates- Buckle Down  

If you are in the market to buy a house or are considering whether to refinance down an existing home mortgage with the Fed rate hikes on the horizon, consider the following.  Now would be the time to tune-in, buckle-down and get educated … Read More

Fed Interest Rate Hikes: Planning Your Big Ticket Items

With the Fed’s tapering mission in full swing to stop pumping cash into the economy and goal to start hiking rates in 2015 , don’t be penny wise- and a pound foolish with your purchases on credit.  Watching the debt side of you… Read More

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft & Fraud

In today’s “new” information age, you should check your credit score on-line every January (at a minimum) to get a snapshot of your score and reporting data, as well as to make sure you are not being ripped off. The recent major hack into … Read More