3 Steps to Strong Passwords You Can Remember

Passwords are the house keys to your online accounts, and when they’re hacked, intruders can break in and wreak havoc. To create strong passwords, you have to strike a balance between making them difficult for others to guess and making them easy enough for you to remember. Many people favor simple ones at their own risk: “123456”…

Win Black Friday With These Shopping Hacks

  To the Black Friday victors go the spoils. Use these hacks to guarantee yourself the deals you want, whether you decide to shop from your couch or at the store. Online shopping Think outside the box. Some stores are synonymous with Black Friday: Target, Walmart and Best Buy, to name a few. But don’t limit yourself, especially…

TEN FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THANKSGIVING

They don’t call it Turkey Day for nothing. When Thanksgiving arrives this week, 90 percent of American households are expected to gobble down turkey during the holiday feast. As an appetizer, chew on these juicy tidbits of trivia bout the big birds: The turkey got its name by mistake. The British thought it was another…

Things About Thanksgiving That Aren’t True

It’s one of American history’s most familiar scenes: A small group of Pilgrims prepares a huge November feast to give thanks for a bountiful harvest and show their appreciation to the Native Americans who helped them survive their first winter. Together, the Pilgrims and Native Americans solemnly sit down to a meal of turkey, pumpkin…

What to Buy (and Skip) in November

Put on your game face, as Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday bring the deals. COURTNEY JESPERSEN OCTOBER 27, 2017 November brings forth a cornucopia of sales: Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But that’s just the beginning of what this deal-driven month will produce. Here are the categories from which you should be buying…

10 Money Hacks for First-Time Parents

<<Start with a Sunmark Youth Savings Account>> As a first-time parent, you’ve probably been warned about sleepless nights, feeding struggles and the persistent fear that you have no idea what you’re doing. But did anyone mention the temptation to buy a $30 Thanksgiving onesie that your baby would wear for about five hours? It’s easy…