News

17
Jan

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: How to Reduce Your Risk

With billions of people connected through technology delivered through multiple devices, the likelihood of a data privacy security leak and cyber-attacks will not decrease but will continue to increase. Continue on to read more about data privacy and cybersecurity and reducing risk.

Read more

10
Jan

8 Financial Goals for the New Year

Writing down your financial goals for this year and having them visible is essential to your success. Much like a written financial plan, you are more likely to follow your financial goals when they are in writing.

After you’ve written down your goals, tell others about them, your progress, and your failures to help you be accountable to them. Here are eight financial goals to implement this year to help set you up for financial security:

Read more

7
Jan

What You Should Know About the 2021 Tax Season

Due to the pandemic and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the 2021 tax season may look a bit different this year. By becoming familiar with certain deductions and rules, you may be able to potentially avoid costly mistakes. Here’s what you need to know for the unique 2021 tax season:

Read more

7
Jan

Equal Pay Day

Created by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996, Equal Pay Day highlights the gap between men’s and women’s wages. This gap often requires women to work longer than men for the same amount of pay. As a result, women may struggle financially or find themselves reliant on others to meet their financial goals.

Read more

7
Jan

What You Need to Know- American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The new stimulus plan may have an impact on your finances. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion relief package is designed to help struggling Americans overcome financial hardship. Here’s an overview of several of its most important components that relate to individuals:

Read more

7
Jan

Empowering Women to Make Financial Decisions

It’s important for everyone, including women, to make smart financial decisions that steer them toward financial success. When women thrive financially, they may feel less financial stress leading to independence and the ability to accomplish various short and long-term goals. Here are several tips for empowering women in order to make better financial decisions for yourself:

Read more

3
Jan

Backdoor Roth IRA Conversions: What You Need to Know For 2022

Some changes are coming for converting your traditional to a Roth IRA as part of the Build Back Better Bill that the U.S. House approved in November 2021. If you are considering a ‘backdoor’ Roth IRA conversion or are curious about what it is, this article will help you understand the changes coming to this strategy starting in 2022.

Read more

27
Dec

January is International Wealth Mentality Month

Becoming wealthy or increasing your existing assets is a common goal many people have. Both can be accomplished when you adopt a wealth mentality by spending less, saving more, and looking for ways to improve your financial situation.

Read more

20
Dec

Ready, Set, Save in 2022 with These Simple Tips

There’s no better way to start the New Year than with a list of goals you’d like to achieve. Whether you’re pleased with your current financial situation or wish to improve it, 2022 is a great year to focus on your finances. Here are simple tips to help you save in 2022:

Read more

13
Dec

It’s Holiday Season! Is Your Budget Ready?

According to a 2021 forecast from Deloitte, U.S. consumers will spend up to 9% more this holiday season compared to last year. Since holiday season spending doesn’t include just gifting, it’s essential to set your budget now.

Read more