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Protecting Your Business Debit Card
Protecting Your Business Debit Card

Protecting Your Business Debit Card

November 24, 2022 / Ray Wills

While debit cards can offer advantages to small businesses, they need to be protected carefully because business debit cards lack most of the legal safeguards limiting the liability from unauthorized purchases that consumer credit cards enjoy.…

Don't let scammers steal your heart and money
Don't let scammers steal your heart and money

Don't let scammers steal your heart and money

November 17, 2022 / The Merrill Anderson Company

The epidemic of financial fraud shows no sign of abating. Perhaps the saddest example is the “romance scam.” Reportedly some 30% of Americans have tried online dating.…

Business Identity Theft Can Be Costly to Victims
Business Identity Theft Can Be Costly to Victims

Business Identity Theft Can Be Costly to Victims

November 10, 2022 / Ray Wills

While personal identity theft is widely recognized and has a long history, business identity theft can also be very costly to victims, and the threat should be taken seriously.…

IRS focus on digital assets
IRS focus on digital assets

IRS focus on digital assets

November 03, 2022 / The Merrill Anderson Company

The Internal Revenue Service has long held that virtual currencies, such as bitcoin, are property not currency. As such, transactions conducted with a virtual currency can trigger taxable profits or deductible losses.…

How to gain financial flexibility with an equity line of credit
How to gain financial flexibility with an equity line of credit

How to gain financial flexibility with an equity line of credit

October 27, 2022 / Matt Berger

Costly car repairs. Unexpected medical expenses. Storm damage to your home. All call for quick access to cash.…

How one savings plan can help you save for college and retirement
How one savings plan can help you save for college and retirement

How one savings plan can help you save for college and retirement

October 13, 2022 / The Merrill Anderson Company

Families with children typically have three important financial objectives: buying a home, saving for college, and building retirement capital. That is a daunting challenge.…

Four Things to Consider Before Retiring Early
Four Things to Consider Before Retiring Early

Four Things to Consider Before Retiring Early

October 10, 2022 / Warren Hurt

The idea of work/life balance has gained much attention over the last few years. Technology is redefining how and where we “work” and employees are re-evaluating how they spend the largest portion of their waking hours.…

Is Mobile Banking Safe for My Business?
Is Mobile Banking Safe for My Business?

Is Mobile Banking Safe for My Business?

September 30, 2022 / Cynthia E. Marconi

As a prudent smartphone user, it’s natural to wonder if your smartphone bank transactions are secure. Rest assured, mobile banking is safe and secure because banks are in the business of securing sensitive customer data.…

Grandparent Scams Can Cost Victims Thousands of Dollars
Grandparent Scams Can Cost Victims Thousands of Dollars

Grandparent Scams Can Cost Victims Thousands of Dollars

September 22, 2022 / Ray Wills

Have you ever received a frantic call from someone posing as your grandchild? Scammers will call or email grandparents to make urgent requests for bail money, lawyer’s fees, hospital bills, or other fictitious expenses.…

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