6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to shop until you drop-or until you go broke. But you don’t have to overspend.

There’s no need to rack up a huge credit card bill or go into debt just to cover your holiday expenses. Enjoy a stress-free season by keeping your spending in check with these six tips:

1. Create a detailed
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8 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress

8 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress

‘Tis the season to be merry-except sometimes, it’s not.

While the entertainment industry would have us think the holidays are always full of good cheer, lots of laughs and warm feelings, the reality can, unfortunately, be otherwise.

Sometimes, all that frenzied consumerism, party-hopping and crazy schedules can bring out the worst in the people we

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Why You Probably Don’t Need an iPhone 12

Why You Probably Don’t Need an iPhone 12

Apple’s recent announcement(link is external) about its newest lines of smartphones had all the makings of a

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How to Celebrate Thanksgiving During COVID-19

It’s turkey season! But this year, due to the COVID-19 environment we’re experiencing, the holiday festivities will look a bit different than before. With some precautionary measures and careful planning, though, you can celebrate Thanksgiving in the era of the coronavirus without compromising on your health or safety. Here’s how:

Planning a Thanksgiving dinner

If you plan on hosting an in-

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Political Fundraising Scams

Political Fundraising Scams

Election fever is now at an all-time high — and so are election scams. From schemes that steal your vote to ones promising dream (albeit, bogus) vacations in exchange for participation in a poll or survey, there’s no shortage of scams centering on elections.

The Better

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5 Steps to Take After Being Hacked

5 Steps to Take After Being Hacked

Uh oh — you’ve been hacked! Finding out someone has cracked open your accounts and helped themselves to your information can be alarming, but there are ways to mitigate the damage while jump-starting your recovery process.

Here are five steps to take after being hacked.

Step 1: Assess the damage

First, take a step back and

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How do I Apply for Disaster Relief During COVID-19?

How do I Apply for Disaster Relief During COVID-19?

Q: My home and possessions have sustained considerable damage from a recent natural disaster. What do I need to know about applying for disaster relief during a pandemic?

A: Recovering from a natural disaster like a wildfire or a hurricane

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5 Online Resources for Autumn

5 Online Resources for Autumn
Fall Foliage Prediction Map
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Can Halloween be Celebrated Safely This Year?

Can Halloween be Celebrated Safely This Year?


Q: With COVID-19 still disrupting all kinds of plans, I’m wondering about Halloween celebrations this year. Is there any way to safely celebrate Halloween in 2020?


A: How to safely celebrate this year is a question that’s frightening Halloween lovers all

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The Importance of Being Financially Fit

The Importance of Being Financially Fit

Are you ready to stretch those financial fitness muscles? We hope so, because it’s time to get financially fit!


Being financially fit means living a life of complete financial responsibility. The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), also known as the Financial Health Network, defines four basic

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