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29 01, 2019

Tax Scams 2019

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of 12 scams that are rampant during the year’s tax season.

This year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant because of a 60% increase in email phishing scams over the past year. This is particularly disheartening, since it comes on the heels Read More

22 01, 2019

Should I Sign Up for Budget Billing?

Q: My steep utility bills in the winter and summer months always throw my budget for a loop. Should I sign up for budget billing?

A: Budget billing can simplify your utility payments by making each month the same fixed amount, but it’s important to understand all the facets before signing up.

What is budget billing?

When you sign Read More

17 01, 2019

7 Ways to De-Stress for Less

Winter doldrums got you down? The empty calendar making you feel blue? Don’t pull out your wallet for some “retail therapy” just yet!

Right now is the time of year when the blues hit the hardest, so many people turn to their favorite foods, a round of shopping or some other costly means of escape. Read More

15 01, 2019

All You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest Bug

With its wide range of features, easy-to-use interface and streamlined access, Facebook is the darling of the social media age. It helps people stay connected with family and friends, allows new relationships to blossom and creates a culture of community for new and established businesses alike.

However, last month, Facebook announced its internal team found Read More

8 01, 2019

The Ultimate Guide to Your First Apartment

If you’re in the market for your first apartment, you may be feeling a little lost – and more than a little overwhelmed. How do you get started? What should you be looking for in an apartment? How do you check out a building?

So many questions, and we’ve got answers! Let Day Air Credit Read More

2 01, 2019

Do I Need an Emergency Fund and a Rainy Day Fund?

Why have a rainy day fund?

Say your washing machine decides to suddenly quit on you and needs replacing. You’re now looking at an extra expense that can run anywhere from $350-$850 (or more). Where are you going to get that kind of money in a pinch?

According to a Federal Reserve Board report, if you’re Read More