Monday, January 23, 2017

Beware Unsolicited Help: Trouble With Tech Support Scams

 “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” wrote noted science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke. Our computer technology is certainly advanced enough that, to many, it looks like magic. As a result, the kind of wizardry that those with technical savvy can perform can be simply baffling.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Don’t Bet Your Retirement On An 8% Return

If there’s one lesson in investing, it’s that time in the market matters. The longer you leave your capital alone, the more it can grow. If past growth rates continue, the time you leave your savings alone is more important than how much you save.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Keep Your Wallet Insulated From Winter Heating Costs!

Q: Winter’s here in full force! Every time the furnace kicks on, I feel like it’s burning up money! How can I keep my house cozy while keeping the heating costs low?

Thursday, January 12, 2017

article-imageApple Pay, Tokenization And Security: How To Stay Safe With The Wallet Of The Future

Whether you love Apple’s user-friendly and reliable products or hate the price tag and the status symbolism they represent, you’ve got to admit: The company knows business. Apple saw the future of finance and the future of technology rapidly merging and figured out a way to cash in on it. The iPhone 6 and newer phones come with a new technology that’s set to change the way you pay for things. They’re capitalizing on that technology with a payment system of their own: Apple Pay. Apple Pay takes advantage of two developments in payment infrastructure to save you time: near-field communication (NFC) and token encryption.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Fitness For Your Body And Wallet: Shedding Pounds Without A Gym Membership