A Look Back at Inflation in 2022
As we enter a new year, you may be wondering what’s in store for the economy in 2023. To help ensure your financial success, here are some insights into the recent impacts of inflation. What happened in 2022? Last year proved to be a tumultuous time for many due to the rising costs of goods and services. By the end of November, the consumer price index had increased by 7.1 percent from one year ago. And that was actually the smallest twelve-month increase for 2022, giving truth to the feeling that everything seemed to cost more for most of the …
Kick off the Big Game With These 7 Super Investing Lessons From the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is more than just a game. It’s an American holiday. As you prepare for this fun day, you may also want to think about how to create “big wins” in your investment strategy. Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday by checking out these Super Bowl-inspired investment strategies.
Beware Scams at Tax Time
Identity thieves often swipe your bank or credit card account numbers, birth date information or Social Security Number (SSN) to steal from your accounts, open a new and phony account or make illegal purchases. Some 15.4 million consumers were victims of identity theft or fraud last year, according to a report from Javelin Strategy & Research.
An Annual Financial ‘To-Do’ List to Help Keep Your Finances on Track
Each year, many of us focus on our financial health by resetting goals and checking off items on our financial to-do list. Attempting to implement everything at once can be overwhelming but a month-by-month approach may help you plan and develop actionable financial goals. While some financial tasks are time-sensitive, others can be checked off the list as you complete them throughout the year. Here is a month-by-month to-do list to help you pursue your financial goals and keep you on track throughout the year: