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When you think of a retirement plan, what comes to mind?

March 5 by Jennifer Schmelling

The most popular retirement plan is the IRA account. 

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DO I NEED AN EMERGENCY FUND AND A RAINY DAY FUND?

January 7 by Jennifer Schmelling

Rainy day funds and emergency funds serve different purposes. It’s important to have both available to tap into as needed.

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HOW SHOULD I FUND MY HOLIDAY SHOPPING?

December 1 by Jennifer Schmelling

Let’s explore your options and take a look at what might work for you.

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FAKE CHECK SCAMS ON THE RISE

October 12 by Jennifer Schmelling

The largest pool of victims of fake check scams are in their 20s – a segment of the population that is far more familiar with PayPal than with paper checks. Find out what makes them easy victims for the scam.

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Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Tokenization: How To Stay Safe With The Wallet Of The Future

August 6 by Jennifer Schmelling

Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and other mobile wallets are revolutionizing the checkout experience by blending two developments in payment infrastructure to save you time: near-field communication (NFC) and token encryption.

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7 WAYS TO SPOT A LOAN SCAM

July 19 by Jennifer Schmelling

Arm yourself with knowledge and awareness. Here’s 7 ways to spot a loan scam: 

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Tax Time

January 4 by Nicholle Brainard

January means a new year but it also means tax return season is fast approaching. Tax season can highlight some critical security obstacles. Here are some helpful tips on making sure your information stays save during tax season and your return arrives safely to your account.

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The 4 Best Things College Students Can Do With Their Tax Refund

March 16 by Jennifer Schmelling

Here are some ways to spend it responsibly and feel good about it.

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Walking the Tightrope

March 1 by

Balance your portfolio to keep your future on track.

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