So far, we’ve extensively covered how to recognize, prevent and deal with identity theft. However, there’s one less common, more troubling aspect of the topic to cover: identity theft of children. Continue reading Identity Theft Of Children – What You Need To Know
Sometimes, even when you follow all of the precautionary steps, identity theft happens. That may sound scary, but unfortunately it’s true. As previously mentioned, last year identity theft cost Americans roughly $1.7 billion, leading the Federal Trade Commission to receive the most identity theft complaints in its history.
The good news is that since identity theft is such a regular occurrence, Wisconsin credit unions are very familiar with the steps you should immediately take if you become a victim — or even if you simply suspect it. Continue reading Identity Theft: What Does A Wisconsin Credit Union Victim Do?
Even though the year isn’t quite over yet, most of us are beginning to look back on the past year and start preparing for the next. One thing that’s difficult to prepare for, year after year, is a health emergency. There are ways, however, that you can set yourself up to be in the best financial position possible, should one happen. And for some, that means opening a Health Savings Account (HSA) in Wisconsin. Continue reading Get Better Prepared With A Wisconsin Health Savings Account
If you’re a little more excited about this year’s holiday season, chances are you have a Holiday Savings account with DCCU. Those automatic deposits you started back in July were rolled over into your regular savings account as of the first business day of November. With your shopping list and set budget in hand, the holidays are looking better than ever! Continue reading Avoid Holiday Spending Hangover with a Holiday Savings Account
Buying a new home is exciting, exhilarating, and more than a little daunting. Making the big decision to buy, reviewing your finances, looking at multiple properties, comparing schools, and that’s just the start! Somewhere in there you’re also packing, scheduling the movers, and giving notice at your rental or maybe even putting your current house on the market. Continue reading Madison Mortgage Loans: Know Before You Owe