How to Protect Your Identity on Instagram

Identity Theft

How to Protect Your Identity on Instagram

How to Protect Your Identity on Instagram

Instagram is a convenient and fun site for sharing your videos and photos with friends, family and colleagues. But the service, which by default allows anyone to view your profile, can leave you open to identity thieves if you don’t take steps to protect yourself. You can protect your privacy and personally identifiable information (PII)… Read More

80% of Americans Are in Debt

Managing Debt

80% of Americans Are in Debt

80% of Americans Are in Debt

The vast majority of Americans are in debt, according to a report from Pew Charitable Trusts published in July. For the most part, that debt comes from what many people would call a good thing — homeownership. Of the 80% of Americans with debt, 44% have mortgage debt. Overall, the median debt load among Americans… Read More

4 Signs You Should Dump That Store Credit Card

Credit Cards

4 Signs You Should Dump That Store Credit Card

4 Signs You Should Dump That Store Credit Card

Are you often tempted to apply for a store credit card when offered a discount? If so, then you might have more than a few store credit card accounts open. And while the discounts and perks that these cards offer can be nice, store cards are not always the most competitive products. So if you are… Read More

10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self-Storage

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self-Storage

10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self-Storage

Americans buy — and keep — a lot of stuff. That’s made self-storage a $24 billion industry, according to its major trade group, the Self Storage Association. According to the SSA, 84% of all U.S. counties have at least one self-storage facility. It’s been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the commercial real estate industry for the past… Read More

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

Personal Finance

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

Thinking about leaving your job? The decision can be both scary and liberating, but if you are ready to follow through, it’s important to make sure the process is thought out. Whether you are quitting to get more freedom, higher earning potential or a more enjoyable career path, you will likely need money in the… Read More

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