Sunmark Shred Day Saturday, April 21

Can someone legally dig through your trash looking for credit card receipts, account numbers, or your social security number? The U.S. Supreme Court implies that the answer is yes. In the decision California vs. Greenwood, they stated that the “expectation of privacy in trash left for collection in an area accessible to the public… is…

Are You Honest About Your Finances?

  40% of Americans ages 25 to 55 who are in committed relationships say honesty about finances is more important than honesty about fidelity. And still, they lie — or fudge the truth. 30% admit they have withheld information from their spouse or partner regarding spending on discretionary items, such as apparel, accessories, electronics and…

Brilliant Easter Basket Ideas

Some parents stick to a theme for their child’s Easter basket, while others fill their baby’s basket with goodies that are guaranteed to please. If you’re looking to think outside of the typical Easter basket candies, here’s yet another list: For kids: Beach toys – Buy a bucket fill with summer clothes, swim suits. Beach…

The 3 Reports You Haven’t Frozen Yet

Sometimes feel you’re being watched? These days, no one will call you paranoid. Last year’s Equifax breach highlighted the depth of Americans’ data held by the major credit bureaus. And Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are only three of dozens of consumer reporting agencies, companies that collect and sell your information. The Big Three gather and report…