Personal Matters

Personal Matters
Personal Matters

By Guest Blogger:  Tamara Haggerty

Personal Matters

Sharing personal information online has become a way of life in the Information Age. Without thinking twice, we routinely turn over personally identifiable information such as our names, birthdates, addresses and Social Security Numbers to online entities such as social media outlets, retailers, financial institutions, government agencies.  We quickly accept the End User Agreements and privacy policies without reading them – trusting that these businesses and organizations will protect our sensitive information, in spite of the fact that we hear about data breaches almost every day! read more

Time To Start Planning for Retirement

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Where do I begin?

By Guest Blogger:  Michelle Quay

Although most of us recognize the importance of sound retirement planning, few of us embrace the nitty-gritty work involved. With thousands of investment possibilities, complex rules governing retirement plans, and so on, most people don’t even know where to begin. Here are some suggestions to help you get started. read more

Walls and Castles

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By: Shari Glover

Are you protecting your castle?

It has been said that a man is the king of his castle and a women is the queen of hers.  In olden times, people used to work hard to acquire larger and larger houses, until eventually some literally lived in a castle. read more