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

Identity Theft, Cybersecurity, and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted cybersecurity and identity theft into the spotlight for both businesses and individuals. With many people working from home, the need for internet security is at an all-time high.

Read more

7
Jan

2021 Financial Goal Setting Tips

There is no better time for financial goal setting than at the start of a new year. Financial goals allow you to create a plan, track your progress, and hold yourself accountable.

Read more

7
Jan

Charitable Giving Deductions in 2020

Before 2020 comes to an end, you may want to consider charitable giving deductions. December 1st is the National Day of Giving. It’s the perfect time to give back to charities and individuals you value. Not only can giving back allow you to feel good, giving back comes with a variety of financial and tax benefits.

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