8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams

February 2020  By: BRENDAN FLAHERTY

Every day, thousands of Americans fall victim to phishing scams. Phishing attempts by cybercriminals typically come in the form of email or text messages in order to trick unsuspecting individuals. Their goal is for the receiver to click a malicious link or attachment, or give away sensitive information such as passwords, account numbers or Social…

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Cyber Security — Thoughts in Hindsight


Imagine your entire world being turned upside down. You thought it wouldn’t happen to you. But now your accounts have been hacked and you are exposed. For many, cyber security is an afterthought until it happens personally. Yet taking simple steps can greatly improve your chances of avoiding data exposure. Below are 10 habits that…

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Coordinating Couples

January 2019  By: JULIA BUTLER, CFP®, JD, MBA, CFEI

If you and your significant other don’t always see eye-to-eye when it comes to finances, you’re not alone. When it comes to spending, investing, and planning, quite often couples are more divided than united. According to a recent study by Sun Trust Bank, 35 percent of married couples reported that money was the primary cause…

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