Why Is Checking Your Credit Report So Scary?

Managing your finances can be a scary thing, especially when it comes to credit. And while everyone needs to have credit at some point, most people don’t have a firm grasp on the subject. A wealth of misinformation surrounding credit reports and scores abounds, and misinformation always makes things spookier. That’s why we’re here to … Continue reading “Why Is Checking Your Credit Report So Scary?”

Why Dark Web Monitoring Matters

As unsettling as it may seem, data breaches are a part of everyday life now. They seem to happen so frequently that just as soon as software developers engineer a new cyber security measure, it seems like hackers find new ways around them. These data breaches often leave thousands upon thousands of personal records up … Continue reading “Why Dark Web Monitoring Matters”

How to Manage Your Finances In Times of Crisis

Managing personal finances can be a tricky thing to master, and it oftentimes takes years of practice. That’s under normal circumstances, though. When hard times hit however, it can often feel like your finances (or lack thereof) are in control of you, and not the other way around. The past few months have been no … Continue reading “How to Manage Your Finances In Times of Crisis”

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How to Manage Microphone Privacy Settings with iOS 14: A Quick Guide

Last week, Apple released iOS 14, and with it came a new indicator: a small orange dot that appears in the top right corner of your screen. This confused many people at first, but it’s really quite simple. Whenever you see this dot, it indicates that the particular app you’re using has access to your … Continue reading “How to Manage Microphone Privacy Settings with iOS 14: A Quick Guide”

How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams: 3 Simple Steps

Last week, the Twitter accounts of Barack Obama, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, and many other public figures all tweeted out similar messages promising to give back to their followers in these trying times. These messages included links to a bitcoin address claiming that anyone who sent money would receive double the amount back. The … Continue reading “How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams: 3 Simple Steps”

How to Choose a Credit Card: Interest Rates vs. Rewards

When it comes to choosing credit cards, there are a lot of options to consider, and it can be an overwhelming process. With so many offers boasting up front rewards and discounts and other incentives, it can be hard to determine which offer is best for you and your unique financial situation. Two of the … Continue reading “How to Choose a Credit Card: Interest Rates vs. Rewards”

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