Mortgage Preparation Steps

The process of buying a home can be lengthy, taking up to approximately  6 months. There are many steps that should be taken into consideration before taking on a mortgage. Check Your Credit Report and Credit Score. Lenders are much Continue reading

Seven Steps to Spring Clean Your Finances

The season for spring cleaning is right around the corner and while many may be focused on organizing closets or scrubbing floors, we  encourage consumers to clean up their finances as well.  Spring is a great time to take a hard Continue reading

Providing An Employee Benefit Program

Your total compensation plan must serve to attract, retain and motivate your employees.  While wages usually are the largest component, other parts of the plan are also important.  Together with the work environment, your benefit program may be the difference Continue reading

Protect your Small Business from Financial Fraud

Cyber attacks against small businesses are growing increasingly sophisticated. Hackers use spoofed emails, malicious software and online social networks to obtain login credentials to businesses’ accounts, to transfer funds from the accounts and to steal private information, a fraud referred to Continue reading

Reminder – Review your Credit Report Regularly

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In light of the latest retailer security breach, we think it is important to remind everyone to check your credit report annually and to be vigilant about monitoring your bank and credit card account activity.  Maintaining a solid credit history Continue reading