How to be Financially Prepared for a Disaster or Emergency

unsplash-rainIf a disaster or emergency strikes you may only have minutes to respond and protect yourself and your family.  Once the emergency has passed, your next focus will be on how to rebuild your life. Having access to your finances, insurance, medical and other necessary records will be critical to start your recovery quickly. Continue reading

What to know about the Equifax Breach

unsplash-cityOn September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting agencies, announced a massive data security breach that exposed vital personal identification data — including names, addresses, birth dates, and Social Security numbers — on as many as 143 million consumers, roughly 55% of Americans age 18 and older.1 Continue reading