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Elder Financial Abuse and Exploitation

Mar 16, 2018 | 3 minute read

Elder abuse is the intentional or neglectful act by a trusted individual or caregiver that can lead to the harm of a vulnerable elder.[1] Financial exploitation of elders occurs when a trusted...


UPDATE: Equifax Extends Free Credit Freezes

Feb 5, 2018 | 2 minute read

Announced January 29th: Equifax is extending free credit freezes through June 30th.


Free Credit Freezes from Equifax

Sep 20, 2017 | 1 minute read

Due to the recent Equifax incident, Equifax is offering free credit freezes until January 31, 2018. Additionally, the company will also refund fees to anyone who has already paid for freezes since...


Prime Rate Increase: What You Need to Know

Dec 22, 2016 | 2 minute read

DEC 2016 In late December, and for the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve (FED) increased the prime interest rate. This increase directly affects the interest you’ll pay when you...