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The Pros and Cons of Gift Cards

As we are now on the other side of Thanksgiving, holiday shopping is on the minds of many. One of the simplest ways to finish off your list is to pick up a few gift cards. Clearly, they have become a go-to gift as Americans spent billions of dollars on them every year.  But are they a worthy gift purchase?   Read More

September the "New" New Year?

To some January starts the New Year, but for most people with children the new school year starts the New Year.  Primarily because kids need new everything: new sneakers, new backpacks, new clothes, new school supplies, etc.  They get organized – their desks in their bedrooms become uncluttered and file folders reappear, along with paperclips and newly sharpened #2 pencils.

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The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies.

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Did Harvey Get You Thinking About Your Homeowner’s Insurance?  Read This Now.

The past week has been a sobering reminder of the power that nature has over us.  It has been hard to look away from some of the images coming out of Texas.  In Connecticut, we are not immune to hurricanes, either.  In fact, next month is the 5-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy here in Connecticut. Read More