Monthly Archives: April 2019

How to spot and avoid common scams

Have you ever received an email from someone claiming to be royalty? They tell you that they are inheriting millions of dollars, but need your money and bank details to get their inheritance. You know this email is a scam, so you delete it. Yet there are many more scams that sound more believable and […]

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6 Cheap Home Remodel Tips

Not everyone has the budget to do a full home remodel, but if you own a fixer-upper or it’s time to freshen up your living space, there are a lot of inexpensive ways to update your home. 1) Replace home accessories – Accent pieces like scatter rugs, shower curtains, bathroom accessories, pillows, bedding, mirrors and […]

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Only 47% of Americans have enough emergency savings—but most people aren’t worried

Article reprinted from and written by Emmie Martin When disaster strikes, such as an unexpected layoff, many Americans aren’t prepared to deal with the financial consequences. A new survey from Bankrate found that only 29 percent of Americans have enough emergency savings to last more than six months and just 18 percent have sufficient savings to […]

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