For many of us, filing taxes seems like a pain, but that pain is partially offset by knowing that a few weeks later we’ll get a nice refund from Uncle Sam (assuming you don’t have to write him a check). Last year, the average tax refund was $2,725.
The new year rings in and like clockwork, a scam is taking advantage of the occasion. Like most annual, major or popular events, scams attempt to capitalize with various phishing emails because there is a higher likelihood of people falling victim to scams that they relate with. Adding a popular company name to the scam certainly adds to the credibility, so why not go with one that most, if not everyone is familiar with.
Is buying a home on your list of goals for 2020? A home may be the largest purchase you’ll ever make. It is important to thoroughly understand how owning a home could impact your finances.
A nominating committee for the 2020 election of officials has been named by Brown Simpson, Board Chairman. Those appointed to the Nominating Committee and their daytime telephone numbers are:
Sharon Brooks, Family Trust Financial Counselor, will be conducting free workshops to help you improve your money management skills.
The holidays are over. Now what? This is the time each year when we talk about New Year’s resolutions. Your resolution may be to lose weight, to get more sleep, to find a new job, or to spend more quality time with loved ones. What about financial resolutions?
Report card time in York County is almost here and Explorer’s Club members can earn money for every A they earn on their report cards. Not only does it reward children for good grades, but it also teaches them about personal finance.
Buying a car is a major expense for most but buying a car online can cost much more than just the selling price. Just like many online purchases, a car for sale is subject to scams in our “buyer beware” climate. Online crooks rarely miss a scam opportunity and hackers are infiltrating online car sales designed to separate you from your money. Many victims not only lose thousands of dollars, but there’s a very good chance the car that’s posted for sale never existed to begin with.