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How Does War Affect the American Economy?

As the war between Russia and Ukraine continues, I’m worried about the U.S. entering the war.  And if that happens, how does war impact the economy and how can I protect my money in case of war? While we all hope the war comes to an end soon, the reality is that when major countries...Read More
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How Does A Rising Interest Rate Environment Affect the Economy?

Since the Fed has already raised the interest rate once this year, and may raise rates again in 2022, how will this impact the economy and the current inflation rates? The rising inflation rate, once determined to be a transitory and natural consequence of pandemic lockdowns, now appears to be here to…
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12 Steps to Financial Wellness-Step 1: How to Track Your Spending

You’ve tracked your spending, created a budget, worked on ridding yourself of debt, and are well on your way to a financially secure life. Now you’re ready for step four, in which you’ll have the money talk with your partner. Talking finances with your partner may not be your idea of a shared romantic…
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Tax Tips 2021

It’s not the most wonderful time of the year, but tax time is right around the corner.   Here’s an article that helps understand some of the tax changes, deductions you don’t want to forget as well as the benefits of filing electronically.   (Link to Blog article).   As always, please seek…
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All You Need to Know About Taking Out a Home Loan in 2022

The real estate market has shifted tremendously since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as we approach the two-year mark since COVID-19 reached the U.S., the market continues to adjust to the changing economic environment, rising inflation and fluctuating demand. If you’re looking to take…
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The Benefits of Using Mobile Payments

Why fumble for your wallet at checkout when you can just pay by using your phone? With more than 81% of Americans owning smartphones, contactless payments by digital wallet and mobile payment apps are now more popular than ever. Contactless payment is also becoming increasingly available at checkout…
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Business Guide to Digital Wallet

What’s the one item that everyone seems to have with them at all times? It’s their smartphone. Smartphones allow us to communicate, learn, read, shop and be endlessly entertained. Smartphones deliver all this value in a device that’s easy to use, affordable to most and fits neatly in our pockets.…
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All You Need to Know About Going Cashless

As our world grows increasingly digitized, more and more consumers are banishing the cash and coins from their wallets and choosing other ways to pay for their purchases. There’s no lack of alternative payment methods today, from credit and debit cards; to mobile payment wallets like Apple Pay and…
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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 Mid-Year Data Breach Report, there were 1,767 publicly reported breaches in the first half of 2021, exposing 18.8 billion records. One of the most far-reaching of these breaches was…
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Ways To Build More Revenue In A Business

Sales are the pillar of any business. A company’s long term sustainability depends on its sales numbers. Without sales, there is no long run growth for any business. Many companies follow various strategies to increase revenue. Sales and revenue are two different things. Sales refers to the number…
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