The Fascination of Bitcoin

You’ve probably seen the headlines.  I know I have.  They have ranged from “Are Cryptocurrencies the Best Investment Opportunity of the Next Decade?” to “Bitcoin – Millennial’s Fake Gold.”  Some writers have compared the Bitcoin frenzy to the “Pet Rock” fad of the 1970’s.  Others have expounded upon its potential …

Equifax Data Breach

Many consumers have been alarmed recently to learn that Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies in the US, suffered a data breach between mid-May and July 2017.  Personally sensitive information of virtually anyone with a credit history was exposed, including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses …

3 Different Ways to Budget: What’s in Your Wallet?

Ah, budgeting.  For many people, the term “budget” is synonymous with “diet” – a term that is as important as it is uncomfortable.  But, just like dieting, the benefits that can be achieved by using this not-so-exciting tool should outweigh the initial discomfort.  Being mindful of where your money is …