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The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams
The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams

The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams

June 22, 2020 / Ray Wills

Did you receive an offer to get paid to shop or eat at bougie restaurants and review them? It sounds too good to be true, because, well, it most likely is…

How the CARES Act impacts student loans
How the CARES Act impacts student loans

How the CARES Act impacts student loans

June 18, 2020 / Shelby White

Known as the CARES Act, the roughly $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that was recently passed by the United States government is intended to reduce the financial pain felt by millions of Americans who have been affected by the measures taken to control the spread of COVID-19.…

Watch out for unemployment scams
Watch out for unemployment scams

Watch out for unemployment scams

June 05, 2020 / Ray Wills

In an elaborate scheme, scammers are stealing people’s identities, fraudulently filing for unemployment benefits and then directing the money to their own bank accounts or intercepting paper checks that are then paid out by state governments.…

IRS extends tax payment deadline to July 15, 2020
IRS extends tax payment deadline to July 15, 2020

IRS extends tax payment deadline to July 15, 2020

April 09, 2020 / Diana Sponseller

Taxpayers and businesses now have until July 15, 2020, to file and pay their taxes without penalty. This is a 90-day extension from the traditional deadline of April 15. The announcement from the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) comes as COVID-19 tightens…

Pet ownership on a budget
Pet ownership on a budget

Pet ownership on a budget

April 07, 2020 / Jill Reddecliff

Pets provide years of love and affection, and they can truly improve their owners’ overall health and well-being. But before you open your home to a fur child, you need to make sure you can afford it…

How to avoid coronavirus scams
How to avoid coronavirus scams

How to avoid coronavirus scams

April 01, 2020 / Ray Wills

Wash your hands, don’t touch your face and be on the lookout for scams, because they’re on the rise. From bogus coronavirus treatments and vaccines to financial offers that are too good to be true…

Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact
Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact

Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact

March 03, 2020 / Warren Hurt

Markets across the globe and in the United States continue to react with volatility as fears of the novel coronavirus escalate. But while the virus may cause short-term uncertainty, investors should remain focused…

How much a wedding really costs
How much a wedding really costs

How much a wedding really costs

March 02, 2020 / Megan Edwards

Turns out that you can put a price tag on “I do.” And it’s a steep one — at least according to The Knot’s 2018 Real Weddings Study. The national average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is…

The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?
The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?

The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?

January 31, 2020 / Warren hurt

It may sound as unbelievable as Punxsutawney Phil predicting an early spring, but the outcome of the Super Bowl forecasts the stock market’s direction for the year ahead.…

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