8 Unemployment Fraud Red Flags

Criminal actors and other perpetrators are siphoning unemployment benefits. According to the U.S. Secret Service, here’s what receiving depository financial institutions (RDFIs) should look out for: Accountholder name and ACH “remit to” name do not match Total...
How to Teach Your Kids about Money

How to Teach Your Kids about Money

It is so important to begin teaching our children, nieces and nephews, and grandchildren the value of a dollar and how to make their savings go a long way. We’ve gathered tips to help you and your loved ones begin talking about money and how to save.   Starting...
Beware of These COVID-19 Scams

Beware of These COVID-19 Scams

Many scammers are taking this time during the COVID-19 pandemic to attempt fraud on the vulnerable and panicked. Educate yourself on these scams and warn your friends and family to avoid these phone calls and fake emails. Fake IRS callers are claiming they need your...
Save for the Holidays

Save for the Holidays

The holidays are a great time to spend with friends and family, and show them you care with gifts. So how can you save throughout the year? Start planning at the beginning of the year! Set a budget and stick to it. Do NOT go into debt buying presents. This leaves a...
How to Save for Vacation

How to Save for Vacation

Whether it’s skiing in Colorado, seeing Big Ben, or bumming it at the beach, we have to find a way to come up with the funds for our travels. Below are some tips to help you get started: Set a budget! A good rule of thumb is to budget $150/person per day of the...
How to Establish or Rebuild Credit

How to Establish or Rebuild Credit

Your credit score is determined by 5 factors: payment history, debt amount, length of credit history, new credit, and your credit mix. The sooner you are able to start establishing credit is better. However, do not feel the need to charge every single purchase....