Category Archives for Money Smarts

Equifax Data Breach, Securing Your Identity And Financial Data-FCP002

The second episode of the Financial Clarity podcast discusses the recent Equifax data breach and steps you can take to protect your valuable financial and personal data from hacking, data loss and identity theft.  Also, in our Fun Money segment, we’ll discuss some ways to finding your passion that you can use to live a richer, more fulfilling life.

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Your Just In Case Cash

One of the best things you can do for your financial health is make sure you have an adequate amount of emergency savings. A recent study showed that a stunning 69 percent of Americans that have less than $1,000 in emergency savings. Don’t be one of those people. Here are some easy steps that you can take to improve your emergency savings and help secure your financial security.

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You Just Don’t Understand Me

Our relationship with money is one of the biggest determinants of the success of our financial plans, often more important than the returns we get on our investments. Anything we can do to improve that relationship is well worth our effort.

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Protecting Your Data From A Digital Disaster

Protecting your digital information is vitally important. The theft of or loss of data due to a disk failure or hack can wreak havoc on your finances and your life. Using strong passwords and employing a data backup strategy can greatly reduce the chances of something bad happening.

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Freeze Out Identity Theft

Identity theft is a multi-billion dollar enterprise, robbing people of their hard earned savings and wreaking havoc on their lives. One of the best ways to combat this threat is by giving the ID thieves the “cold shoulder” by placing a freeze on your confidential credit report files. 

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