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4 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe Online

11/21/2022

4 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe Online

Much of our lives have moved online, which makes it more important than ever to be cautious and look out for scams. When it comes to online shopping, banking, bill pay, charitable donations, and other online activities involving money, scammers will always be out there trying to trick you out of your hard-earned cash. Here’s … Continued

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Creating a Holiday Gift-Giving Budget

11/14/2022

Creating a Holiday Gift-Giving Budget

Holiday shopping season is around the corner, and this year, perhaps more than ever, creating a shopping and budget plan in advance can be key to curbing your spending during times of high inflation. As WRAL of Raleigh points out, “People are recalculating how much they can spend on gifts and spreading out their Christmas … Continued

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Fallen Trees and Homeowners Insurance – Who Pays What?

10/24/2022

Fallen Trees and Homeowners Insurance – Who Pays What?

If A Tree Falls… Fallen trees and large branches are a common cause of damage to a home and the source of many claims. Wind is not the only culprit, as the weight of snow and ice also cause branches to break and trees to split. However, not all damage caused by fallen trees is … Continued

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Tips to Start Your Own Small Business in VA & NC

09/29/2022

Tips to Start Your Own Small Business in VA & NC

You may have spent years developing your skills and knowledge and are ready to start your own business to put your expertise and passion to good use. But starting your own business officially and independently—no matter the size—is quite a complicated process. From creating a solid plan to registering with the proper agencies and finding … Continued

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Your Essential Guide to Password Security

09/09/2022

Your Essential Guide to Password Security

How secure are your online accounts? With cybersecurity attacks increasing each year, it’s a good time to brush up on your knowledge of password security to better protect yourself from hackers. Follow these tips for creating stronger passwords, changing them regularly, and keeping track of your unique login credentials across accounts.   Best practices for … Continued

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Everything You Need to Know About Buy Now, Pay Later

09/09/2022

Everything You Need to Know About Buy Now, Pay Later

Installment plans have been around forever, but today’s iternation, known as Buy Now, Pay Later, is growing in popularity and platforms. With Apple entering the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) market, and the number of consumers using BNPL predicted to grow to over 59 million this year, you may be wondering if BNPL is right … Continued

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