Digital Wallet FAQ: A Modern Way To Pay

Digital wallets are gradually catching on as a convenient, alternative way to pay, with 64% of consumers planning to use a mobile wallet in 2020, according to a recent Accenture survey. If you haven’t used a digital wallet yet, read on to learn what you’re missing! What is a digital (more…)

Wealth Transfer Checklist

Leaving A Legacy For Your Loved Ones Having conversations about distributing your money, home and other assets after you’re gone may be uncomfortable, but it’s important to address the topic so you and your heirs are prepared. Creating a plan for transferring assets can achieve a variety of goals, such (more…)

Hang Up On Robocall Scams

Robocalls are on the rise, and they are more than annoying. More than 47.8 billion robocalls were made in the U.S. in 2018, and 37% of those calls were classified as scams.* With caller ID spoofing, the bad guys can mask their phone number as that of a well-known business, (more…)

Recession-Proof Your Business

Running a successful business through the ups and downs of changing market conditions is a sign that you’re doing something right. But do you have what it takes to thrive during an economic downturn or recession? According to the Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook, nearly half of U.S. chief financial (more…)

7 Ways To Help Avoid A Data Breach

If it seems the need for cybersecurity is growing, it is. The number of consumer records exposed due to data breaches rose 126 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, and large organizations aren’t the only targets for cybercriminals. A 2018 report found that 58 (more…)

Bounce Back After Retirement Savings Setbacks

If you feel like you’re falling behind on retirement savings, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, nearly half of Americans age 45 to 65 feel they are behind on saving for retirement and worry they are too far behind to reach their goals. The vast majority (98 percent) (more…)

5 Smart Moves For Surviving Market Volatility

Investing in the stock market can be a wild ride at times. No one knows for sure what will happen next, but knowing how to handle stock market volatility can help you stay on track. The following investing principles can help you manage your investments in changing market conditions: Don’t (more…)

Get going! 5 financial moves to make right now

Get Going! 5 Financial Moves To Make Right Now

The wait-and-see approach works for some money strategies, like your retirement investments. But other times, not doing anything is a real financial bust! Learn what money moves to make ASAP. Create an emergency fund Could you afford a significant, unexpected event like a hospital stay, a major car repair or (more…)

Understanding The Ins And Outs Of Your Credit Score

Understanding The Ins And Outs Of Your Credit Score

You’re probably aware of how important your credit score is when you’re applying for a loan or line of credit. But what do you know beyond that? Learn what your credit score means, how you can improve it, and why your credit score may differ depending on where you get (more…)