How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

Avoid Credit Card Skimmers
Do you know how to spot and avoid credit card skimmers? These devices are responsible for a high amount of credit card and debit card fraud and identity theft; when attached to an ATM or any other card swiper device these skimmers harvest account numbers, PINs, and other data. Many shoppers don’t know they have been the victims of a card skimmer until its’ too late…unless they know what...
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Save Your Mortgage During COVID-19

Save Your Mortgage during COVID19
Many homeowners are worried about their mortgages during the COVID-19 pandemic. And while it is true that government-backed mortgage bailout programs abound, some borrowers are unable to take advantage of those programs because they don’t have FHA, VA, USDA loans or mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. What do you need to know about mortgage bailout programs? Do you know how to save your...
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Did The Government Suspend My Mortgage Payment As Part Of Coronavirus Relief?

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Are you having trouble making your mortgage payment? There are many headlines about economic relief associated with the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19. Some of those headlines discuss economic stimulus proposals and legislation such as the CARES Act of 2020, and the three phases of economic stimulus proposed by the House and Senate. But what do homeowners need to know about the coronavirus, economic...
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How to Recession-Proof Your Finances

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If you think you can’t recession-proof your finances, then think again. The signs are all there of a looming economic downturn, but you can protect yourself. The key is to start now. What is Your Starting Point? First, you need to review your financial situation. Review all of your accounts, even those you thought you closed but didn’t. Write down your payments, their due dates, and their...
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Cost Comparison: Home Care vs Assisted Living

home care vs assisted living
When comparing the costs of home care versus assisted living, you have to be realistic. Preparing to care for an elderly loved one can be stressful and expensive. There are many details to consider depending on the wants and needs of you and your relative. Home Care Home care may be less expensive than alternatives, but it may be more complex. The 2018 Genworth Cost of Care survey states the national...
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