Monthly Archives: December 2013

How to check your credit score

How to check your credit scoreNews from Digital Trends: Credit scores can be a scary thing. In a nutshell, they’re a specific number credit bureaus assign to you, one that quickly encapsulates your entire credit history and assesses your financial … Continue reading

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Target Asked to Offer Free Credit Monitoring to Victims of Data Breach

Target Asked to Offer Free Credit Monitoring to Victims of Data BreachNews from Hudson Valley Reporter: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Photo Credit: www.ag.ny.gov The “massive data breach” at Target stores across America has affected some New Yorkers, according … Continue reading

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Target’s hackers: Protect yourself from credit and identity theft

Target’s hackers: Protect yourself from credit and identity theftNews from Washington Times: WASHINGTON, December 27, 2013 – Target revealed last week that hackers stole over 40 million customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the embedded … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Delay Retirement

Dave Bernard Do you really want to wait until you are 65 to enjoy the retirement life you have always wanted? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could leave behind the stressful working world and begin to live your second … Continue reading

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Target’s Data Breach: What Should You Do Now?

Target’s Data Breach: What Should You Do Now?News from NBC4 Washington: Target is offering a 10 percent discount for all shoppers this week, after announcing millions of shoppers may have had their credit and debit card information stolen between Nov. … Continue reading

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Financial Tips That Ease the Sting of Divorce

Financial Tips That Ease the Sting of DivorceNews from Huffington Post: According to the United States Census Bureau, overall national divorce rates have decreased in recent decades. But about 10 percent of couples don’t make it to their fifth anniversary … Continue reading

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Connecticut Officials Pressing Target On Credit Card Data Theft

Connecticut Officials Pressing Target On Credit Card Data TheftNews from Hartford Courant: Authorities on Thursday advised Target shoppers to monitor their credit and debit card accounts for suspicious activity after the country’s third-largest retailer reported that criminals stole card information … Continue reading

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Target offers free credit reports as apology to customers

Target offers free credit reports as apology to customersNews from Examiner.com: Target stores, the nation’s second largest department store chain, is offering some free services as an apology for its security breach, according to a Web Pro News article published … Continue reading

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Job Search Resolutions for the New Year

Arnie Fertig How are you seeing the new year? Is it a time of dread, highlighting the ever-greater length of your job search? Or do you see it as a time for unleashing your potential in new ways? Moving into … Continue reading

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Target – Free Credit Report Plus 10% Discount

Target – Free Credit Report Plus 10% DiscountNews from WebProNews: Since around Thanksgiving until just a few days ago, Target customers have been exposed to cyber thieves, around 40 million customers to be exact. Because of this theft, Target has … Continue reading

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