Credit reports are a reflection of a person’s financial decisions- failures and successes. There are plenty of reasons to need your credit report. Whether you have been notified of a data breach or need to apply for a loan, it’s … Read More »
At the end of your career, your retirement account should typically be the treasure waiting for you at the end of the rainbow. Is it a good idea to dip into your retirement account early?
Have you received a weird phone call promising riches, vacations or a great business opportunity? There is an extremely high probability that this was a scam. Learn how to identify and avoid phone scams to stay out trouble.
There are a number of hidden financial dangers in this high-tech world in which we live. One of the most damaging money hazards is for your credit or debit card information to fall into the wrong hands. To prevent this, … Read More »
To start the year off right financially, there’s one simple task that makes every future personal finance move easier: pulling your credit report. Taking a few minutes to access and examine your report can save you from headaches later on … Read More »
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. In order to observe this national effort to promote online safety, we’re offering tips on creating strong passwords. Password security is often neglected in favor of keeping login details simple and consistent across … Read More »
As part of the series to celebrate Credit Education Month, this week we will focus on understanding the concept of a credit freeze and a fraud alert. These two concepts are fundamentally different in the way they are applied under … Read More »
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we at Talking Cents would like to remind our readers about the importance of protecting yourself from cyber crime and identity theft. With so much private information existing in a digital format, tech … Read More »
It’s Choose Privacy Week! It’s probably not printed on most calendars, but this week (developed by the American Library Association) is an important reminder for consumers to think critically and make more informed choices about their privacy. We think this is … Read More »