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Tax Season Means Scam Season

Although scam artists are working year-round to steal your identify and compromise your personal information, tax season seems to bring out the worst. Scammers are looking to steal tax documents, file fraudulent returns in victims’ names, and extort payment with false threats of IRS action due to outstanding tax bills.


Has Your Email Account Been Hacked?

Unfortunately, email hacking is one of the most common instances of cybercrime these days and something that probably has affected all of us at one point or another. Fraudsters are becoming increasingly virulent in their ability to hack into your email.


My business expenses are getting out of hand. What can I do?

While you may be tempted to start eliminating every business item that’s costing you money, business experts recommend taking a measured approach. Consider small cost-saving methods first, while eliminating inefficient processes and wasteful spending.


Do I Need a Living Trust?

You need a living trust if you want a flexible document that allows you to control your assets and that you can modify over time.


How Can I Beef Up My Retirement Account?

If you are among the 46% of Americans who don’t expect they will be financially comfortable when they retire, you need to take certain steps now. Some of these measures are simple, others more complicated.