Spring Ahead with Home Improvement

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Wish your home looked less like that and more like this?

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Whether your home sweet home needs a radical redo or some serious updates, get a move on. Spring is here and it’s the top season to tackle home improvement projects. Continue reading

On Target–4 Steps to Take ASAP in a Credit/Debit Card Breach

#1 Target store, Frederick J. Brown:Agence France-presse, DallasNews.com

Frederick J. Brown/Agence France-Press, DallasNews.com

It was certainly a rainy day last month for 110 million Target customers (alas, me included) who learned that their credit and debit cards “may have been affected by a data breach” that happened between November 27 and December 15th. Continue reading

The New Year’s Here–Time to Check Your Credit Report

 

Ambro, FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Ambro, FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Since joining Las Colinas Federal Credit Union, I’ve had more “aha” moments than you can shake a stick at.  Pay bills online?  Pshaw, that’s not for me!  Then I gave Online Bill Payer a whirl and now wonder how I ever lived without it.  Ditch monthly paper statements for the online version?  Never! Then, I downloaded my first online statement and realized that paperless statements rock because I can get them whenever and wherever.  Continue reading

The 5 Best Money Travel Tips Ever

GrandTargheeResort.com

GrandTargheeResort.com

In just a few weeks, over 93 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home for the holidays, according to AAA. By plane, train, auto and the occasional horse-drawn sleigh, we’ll go to swap gifts, graze at grandma’s table ’til our pants won’t zip and down eggnog like nobody’s business.  Continue reading