Protect Your Business From COVID-19 Scams

Financial institutions are raising red flags about suspected fraud surrounding the Small Business Administration’s COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, according to the SBA’s Office of Inspector General. Nearly 440 financial institutions ranging from small, local credit unions to major national institutions are alerting the SBA about suspected fraudulent EIDL loan applications. The IG’s […]

Bogus Chain Letters – They’re No Joke

For decades chain letters have been making the rounds. These days they’re more likely to show up in your email than your post office box. Regardless of the process used, chain letters often have a common goal: to separate you from your money. That money, by the way, can include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. In […]

How Stay-At-Home Orders Change Money Habits

The most fruitful periods of growth often happen when they are the least expected. Teachers and parents call them teachable moments. By reflecting on how you handle the situation, you can learn a lot about yourself. The disruption caused by this year’s pandemic is a massive teachable moment for all of us regarding money. Here […]

Get Rid of Your Kids Summertime Blues

Let’s be honest. This is a strange summer. With many recreation activities canceled or significantly altered because of this year’s pandemic and social distancing guidelines, families need to be creative to keep their kids energized and engaged. Never fear! Here’s a list of activities to create a memorable summer for your kids: Organize a family […]