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Finance

HOW TO: Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft

Identity theft can affect you in more ways than just financially.  Today, identity theft can occur by way of government, the Internet, and financial fraud.  Tax scams, hijacked social media accounts, and financial breaches can be detrimental to your life....

Foreign Cash Tips

Even seasoned travelers can’t anticipate every financial need. We encourage you to pack a combination of financial products for your trip abroad, including foreign currency and credit, debit, and ATM cards. It is recommended that you carry at least...

Savings Accounts: Not Just for Your Parents Anymore

Try this analogy on for size: A well-balanced diet and exercise are to physical health as savings accounts are to your financial health. In other words, if you want to have a healthy financial future, it’s even easier than...

Joint Checking Account: To Share or Not to Share – That is the Question

If you’ve got a wedding on the horizon, you’re likely focused on the excitement of planning everything from the flowers to the food. But brides and grooms-to-be also need to make financial plans, and that involves a discussion about...

Does It Make Sense To Pay Off Car Early?

When it's time to file your taxes, and you're expecting a refund, the sooner, the better. In fact, you've probably already thought about the many things to do with this new-found money. Is it better to save it or spend...

Get Your Budget in Order for the New Year

Every year, one of the top New Year's resolutions for Americans is to get their budget in order. With our busy lives, it's easy for another year to go by without charting your spending, saving for retirement, and setting...

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Jackson County, NC: Social-Distance Approved Getaway

Looking for a getaway that’s a little less “people-y?” Consider a road trip to Jackson County, North Carolina. This remote...

Universal Orlando Theme Parks Hope to Reopen June 5

Reopening plan focuses on the “3S: Screening, Sanitizing and Spacing” by Lisa A. Beach If you miss your Butterbeer fix at The Wizarding World of Harry...

Gaston’s Tavern Cinnamon Roll Recipe

When Gaston was a lad he ate four dozen eggs every morning to help him get large. Thankfully Gaston's Tavern at Walt Disney World...

Visiting Old Friends at Hanging Rock State Park

By Jeff Kennon The afternoon sun was beaming, breaking through the tall pines of my campground at Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina. I...

How to Prevent Storm Damage to Your Car

The best time to prepare for bad weather is before it arrives. With storm season rapidly approaching, make sure you’re ready to protect your...