Category: Managing Your Money

Protect yourself from card skimmers

All across the country, identity thieves have been targeting ATMs and gas station pumps using a technique called card skimming. Continue reading “Protect yourself from card skimmers” »

SCU’s Youth Advisory Council shares their money tips

If you’re a teen or young adult, you probably have some big dreams for the future. You may be making plans for college or traveling the world. You may even dream about accumulating enough wealth to become a millionaire. No matter what your dreams are, now is the perfect time to start practicing the good money habits that can help you meet your goals. Continue reading “SCU’s Youth Advisory Council shares their money tips” »

The newest trick from scammers: “neighbor spoofing”

If you’re no stranger to receiving telemarketing or scam calls, by now you may have picked up on some ways to avoid these annoying solicitors. Often, all the proof you need is right in the caller ID. After all, if a call is coming from a far-away city with which you have no personal connection, you can probably guess someone is just trying to scam you or sell something. Continue reading “The newest trick from scammers: “neighbor spoofing”” »

Should I buy or rent?

Should I buy or rent a home?

Given the ups and downs of the housing market over the last couple of years, it’s perfectly understandable to be a little wary about investing in your first home. Read more