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The Nightmare of You: Why Authenticators Matter

Each day you probably use authenticators to prove your identity and establish trust. Whether it's accessing your cell phone, your bank accounts, or your employer's network, authentication is a part of our daily life. Without authenticators, establishing trust would make business transactions very difficult, and without secure authentication, an imposter could severely damage a business and your digital persona. Proving identity is increasingly important as we use global online services and surround ourselves with the internet.

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5 Home Renovations for Senior Citizens

It’s a reality that every single one of us will eventually be faced with: getting older.

Sooner or later, our living situations will need to adjust to accommodate the struggles associated with aging bodies. For those who want to avoid moving into an assisted living facility, remodeling an existing home can be a great alternative.

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Tips for Buying a Foreclosed Home

If you’ve ever shopped for a home, you’ve probably experienced the shock of seeing the price of a foreclosed house. How can that listing price possibly be correct? Compared to other listings you’ve seen, this one seems like the deal of a lifetime. While that could possibly be the case, the house’s actual situation could be a bit more complicated. And, regardless of the house itself, the transaction will likely be different than the normal homebuying experience. Here are five tips to consider if you're interested in buying a foreclosed home!

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6 Financial Habits to Establish as a Young Adult

As a young adult, it's easy to feel like you have all the time in the world to straighten out your finances and get on the road to financial freedom. While you're right that time is on your side, another way to look at it is that the time is now to establish habits that will set you up for the secure financial future you dream about. By taking the time and enforcing the self-discipline necessary to live by the following six rules, you'll create a solid monetary foundation that will serve you well for the rest of your life.

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How to Plan for the Ultimate At-Home Staycation

As you probably know, taking time off from work is crucial to your well-being. Taking time off is proven to relieve stress and can act as a ‘reset’ button. Even if you can’t escape to a tropical beach or explore the remote countryside, you can still create a paradise at home. A staycation is a great way to maximize the benefits of a getaway, without having the price tag of a fancy hotel and accompanying airfare fees!

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6 Ways a Wealth Advisor Delivers Value to Your Portfolio

No matter which sports you follow, your favorite winning team no doubt owes much of its success to its coach's leadership and decisions. It's similar in the wealth management world: your investments and returns are far more likely to be successful if your wealth advisor functions as your knowledgeable and trustworthy coach, leading your financial team and creating your investments playbook.

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The Balancing Act: Responsible Credit Usage or Debt

Managing personal finances can be tricky. Between rising mortgage rates, student loans debt, and increasing credit card debt it's no surprise Americans are racking up high debt levels.

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5 Rules to Follow to Create a Hypoallergenic Home

If you or your loved ones suffer from asthma and allergies, you will likely do almost any and everything to protect your sinuses from irritants. According to the American College of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology, over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year! While we might not be able to give you the cure to coughing, sneezing, or watery eyes, it is possible to make your home an allergy-free sanctuary.

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How to Protect Against Wire Fraud

You’ve likely heard many of these terms—phishing, spoofing, and malware. The common denominator in nearly all online scams is that hackers want to steal your financial information, identity, and ultimately, your money. These crimes typically fall under the banner of wire fraud.

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Quickly Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Do looks or first impressions truly matter? In terms of your home, yes!

This is even more true if you are looking to sell your home. A welcoming and well-maintained exterior will catch the eye of possible buyers, whether online or in person. Meanwhile, a lifeless exterior will have most potential buyers passing it up.

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