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Save the Cash Gifts, Graduate

Congrats — you did it! Whether you’re graduating high school, college or graduate school, there’s lots to celebrate. You’ve worked hard to earn your diploma or degree, spending years studying for exams, keeping up with your coursework and writing research papers, or even a thesis, to reach the goal you’ve accomplished today.


Best Way to Utilize Paycheck

The Best Ways to Utilize Your Paycheck

Everyone loves payday, but too many employees don’t know how to allocate their paycheck in a way that best serves their financial needs. Use the tips outlined below to learn how to manage your paycheck responsibly.


Take Precautions When Donating to Charity

When there is a humanitarian crisis in another part of the world, such as what is happening now in Ukraine, Americans are often at a loss for what they can do to help. Most of us cannot offer in-person assistance by traveling to war-torn places. Often, the only thing it seems we can do is to donate money and hope that the organization that receives it puts the donation to good use.


Data Breach

5 Steps to Take After a Data Breach

Data breaches show up in the news almost as often as celebrity couple breakups. According to Risk Based Security’s Year-End Data Breach Report, there were 4,145 publicly reported breaches in 2021, exposing 22.7 billion records. One of the most far-reaching of these breaches was the T-Mobile data breach in August, which impacted more than 50 million people. 


Credit Score

6 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

An excellent credit score is the ultimate goal of the financially responsible consumer. Those three magic digits tell a story of accountability, good financial sense, and the ability to spend mindfully. A great credit score also unlocks doors for large, affordable loans; employment opportunities, and more.