Having a relationship with your banker makes financing business needs far easier. But like any relationship, it needs time and attention.
Whether you’re formulating a plan to turn an idea into a money-making venture or already growing a fledgling firm, it’s clear that being an entrepreneur takes skill and so much more.
If your budgets are in disarray, it may be time to get in the Marie Kondo mindset to tidy up. With a few spring-cleaning tips, you can declutter your financial house and start breathing easier knowing you have a clear path to becoming financially awesome.
Think we’re talking about avoiding late-night shows with a rep for nailing a spoof? Guess again. The spoofing attacks we have in mind are no laughing matter; they’re how scammers try to access personal and financial information for fast cash at your – or your business’s – expense.
As Americans age, scammers are waiting in the wings to take advantage of vulnerabilities that accompany the golden years. Whether subject to physical or cognitive deterioration or to increased isolation as contemporaries pass, the elderly can be targets for those seeking a quick and easy score.
Tired of swiping right and still not finding a perfect match? While we can’t help with the local dating scene, or lack thereof, we can help you find that special someone who’s in it for the long haul and has your best interests at heart. Your one, true banker.
Let’s say you’re sticking to your budget, setting aside emergency funds and making progress on your student loans. In other words, you’re crushing money management. But are you literally crushing your chances of financing big-ticket items in the future?
Ever feel like deciphering workplace benefits requires a team of translators? You may be a whiz at communicating in 280 characters or less, but the jumble of abbreviations at annual enrollment meetings can be dizzying, especially in the important area of healthcare.
Balancing the demands of starting a career with the realities of managing student loan payments, rent and all the other financial matters that go hand-in-hand with adulthood is no easy feat. If you’re crushing the day-to-day – and even if you’re still working toward it – don’t neglect one more important task: investing.
Maybe your modest upbringing was how your parents kept your royal lineage on the down low. Perhaps that long-lost prince relation is really trying to keep the fortune all in the family. Or, maybe that random email is something more sinister.
You've heard the horror stories of someone getting hacked and having their social media accounts hijacked or bank accounts drained. Here are five simple steps to help protect your personal data. Of course, no method can fully guarantee the security of your digital life, but you can make it harder for hackers to turn you into another statistic.
Maybe that grad school thesis is in the rearview mirror – along with the uncomfortable futon and endless ramen noodles – and you’re rocking your new profession and budget. So maybe it’s time for the next step toward being financially awesome: saving for retirement.
Splurging for an epic rock-climbing adventure seemed like a good idea at the time, but things are looking decidedly different from your vantage point in the ER nursing a broken arm and an unforeseen bill for $500.