Don’t Get Caught In A Free Trial Scam!

You know what they say: “If it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” And yet, dozens of people fall for scams that promise them the moon — and they don’t realize they’ve been played until it’s too late.   Because of this truism, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of an uptick…

Peanut Chicken Satay With Ginger Vinaigrette

How about something different for tonight’s dinner that’s still easy on the budget? Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 5 minutes Marinating time: 2 hours, or overnight Cook time: 6 minutes  Ingredients: 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into thin strips 4 flour tortillas For marinade:  1 tablespoon peanut butter 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons sesame…

Getting Through the Winter Blues

Winter brings cozy fires, happy holidays and fun sports like ice skating and skiing. It can also bring some things that are less welcome. With sunshine being scarce, many people get the winter blues. This depressed state is often made worse by the financial realities of winter, which include higher energy costs and money spent…

Financial Preparation For 2018

2018 is almost here. Are you ready? Remember the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared! A brand-new year, always ripe with resolutions, is the perfect time to reassess your financial attitude, improve, and vow to do more. “It’s a time of planning for going forward,” shares Sallie Krawcheck, co-founder of Ellevest. “We see a lot of…