Sept. 27, 2019 You’ve Been Hacked or Spoofed: Now What?
Unfortunately, many of us who become victim to any sort of information security breach won’t know until someone else tells us. For example, we might get a message or call from a friend asking why we sent that “spammy” email with a link to a free Amazon gift card. Have we been hacked? Spoofed? And how do we prevent it from happening again?Read more
Aug. 19, 2019 Market Update for the Month Ending July 31, 2019
Positive July for U.S. markets
All major U.S. indices showed gains for July. The S&P 500 returned 1.44 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 1.12 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 2.15 percent.Read more
Aug. 19, 2019 Will Trade War Lead to More Market Volatility?
On July 26, 2019, the S&P 500 peaked—but it has since dropped by almost 6 percent (as of August 3). To be sure, such a large and fast drop has rattled investors. So, what’s behind this sudden pullback—and is it likely to continue?Read more
Aug. 19, 2019 Understanding the Borrower Defense to Repayment Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Have you heard the term borrower defense to repayment but are not sure what it means? Are you wondering if it could apply to your student loans? Read on to learn more about this program, as well as how to determine your eligibility and apply.Read more
July 19, 2019 Market Update for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2019
Strong June leads to positive quarter for markets
June was a great month for stocks. The S&P 500 gained 7.05 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) returned 7.31 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite rose by 7.51 percent. We also saw gains for the quarter: 4.30 percent for the S&P 500, 3.21 percent for the DJIA, and 3.87 percent for the Nasdaq.Read more
July 19, 2019 A Solution to the Password Problem
Whether you’re looking to make a New Year’s resolution or you’re simply trying to implement some information security best practices, you would be well served to start using a password manager. Why?Read more