How often do we think about “going green” but end up primarily focused on the “green” in our wallets? Well, what if I told you that you could do both simultaneously? After all, just last year the United Nations released a study reporting that at least 44.7 million tons of e-waste had been discarded in […]

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Spring is in the air, and nothing says start fresh quite like the age-old annual rite of Spring known as spring cleaning. With a recent poll showing that over two-thirds of Americans engage in some form of this traditional welcoming of the warmer months, it’s highly likely that you have somethings on your list that […]

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Are you sick of that pit in your stomach when you check your bank account information and are surprised by how much your daily expenses add up to? You probably mutter a “that can’t be” or scavenge for some fraudulent activity that certainly couldn’t have been your doing. Well unfortunately, it can be. Those cents […]

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It’s that time of year again where the stress associated with managing finances begins to increase for many people all across the United States. We’re still picking through the remnants of our Halloween candy and virtually every retailer in the country is blasting holiday music and hocking Christmas lights and inflatable snowmen already. And let’s […]

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This year’s hurricane season has been tough for millions of people both here in Florida and across the southern and coastal United States. There will be a long process of rebuilding and recovering lives as many homes, businesses, communities and even entire metropolitan cities were devastated by high winds and rapidly rising flood waters. There […]

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You’ve made your list and you’ve checked it twice, because that’s what good list makers do.  All packed up nice and tight, ready for a little rest and relaxation traveling abroad.  For all the precautionary planning and preparing, there is still something that many travelers do not account for in their trip itinerary:  personal fraud […]

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Every summer, we always get excited thinking about all of the things we plan on doing.  Whether it’s a road trip to visit family in another state or a trip to Disney World, or even just a camping trip in the backyard, there are always a ton of great ideas for summertime fun.  For all […]

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Creatures of habit. It is a term used to describe the natural tendencies of people based on their personal habits. For instance, if a person gets paid on Friday and is broke by the following Monday, it is most likely (but not always) due to habitually bad financial choices. Impulse purchases, excessive spending, overuse of […]

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It’s that time of year where you’ve moved beyond the optimistic idealism you had when you made your New Year’s Resolution and have realized that we’re nearly halfway through 2017. If you completed your taxes on time, and you are expecting to receive a refund, you have plenty of choices to make about what to […]

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What the Word “Surrender” Really Means for Bankruptcy Many times clients think when they surrender a house or a car in bankruptcy it means that the court takes over and there nothing else for them to do. However, the word surrender in bankruptcy operates quite differently than in ordinary day to day life. However, once […]

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