Month: January 2017

Bouncing Back from Identity Theft: How She Recovered from $250,000 of Fraud

Bouncing Back from Identity Theft: How She Recovered from $250,000 of Fraud

Update: The Equifax data breach potentially affects 143 million Americans, and some of the data that may have been compromised include drivers license numbers, social security numbers and credit card numbers.  Freezing your credit is the first step to protecting your accounts and your personal data. You can visit any of the credit bureau websites and freeze your …

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Are you a ‘homepreneur’? Protect your successful business

Home-based businesses need insurance, too. You made it! You turned your passion into a going concern. Maybe you turned your sewing hobby into an alterations business. Or perhaps you left corporate bookkeeping to strike out on your own. Congratulations on your successful, home-based business. Now are you willing to bet your house on it? That’s …

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Top 10 Cities Where Millennials Have the Highest Credit Scores

Top 10 Cities Where Millennials Have the Highest Credit Scores

Millennials make up the largest generation in the nation. The strength of our economy is clearly linked to their purchasing power. However, large student debt loads and stagnant wages present obstacles to major milestones such as homeownership, raising a family or actively saving for retirement. A good credit score is important for securing low interest …

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L.A. vs. San Francisco & NYC vs. Brooklyn: Who has Better Credit Scores?

L.A. vs. San Francisco & NYC vs. Brooklyn: Who has Better Credit Scores?

While it may seem like credit scores are an individual issue, based on a person’s situation and financial habits, we wanted to take a look at a larger slice of life to see if any patterns emerge related to credit and the lifestyle factors that contribute to credit scores. Recently, we examined anonymized SLG Progressive …

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