How to Stay Cyber-Safe, While Heading Back to School

Heading back to school may seem like a hectic transition, not only for kids, but for parents too. It’s no wonder that parents and kids are stressed out about the back to school season. During this stressful time, many parents may forget to share the importance of cyber-safety. To make the back-to school transition less stressful, here are a few tips from the National Life Information Security team on how to stay cyber-safe and prevent incidents like identity theft, breach of credit card information and breach of personal social media accounts. (more…)

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Executive Benefits for the College Football Season

College football season is upon us! This is a great time of year to be a fan as teams get ready for another season and run for the national championship. And it may be the best time of year to be a Duke fan, because we’re still undefeated! There’s so much to be excited about right now, with players across the country working to get in shape, learn the playbook and get acquainted with new teammates. At the same time coaches are preparing their team and staff for the grueling college football season, but for those coaches the stakes have never been higher. (more…)

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Mind Over Matter

Life can change in the blink of an eye. And for Kaitlyn Cota it did. On January 24, 2015, a multi-vehicle car accident left her with a spinal cord injury at the C5-C6 level, meaning she had very limited to no motion or sensation in her arms, hands, core, bladder, legs and feet. With the strength of her support system of close family and friends, Kaitlyn faced the challenge of her life. (more…)

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Building Good Credit

How to Build Good Credit

I had a bit of a scare last week with my card when my mobile financial management app emailed me to tell me I had used 40% of my credit on my credit card. I thought this was fine since I would be paying off the full balance at the end of the month, but apparently if you charge more than 30% of your credit limit on any of your cards, it can negatively affect your credit! Who knew? I certainly didn’t.

This made me curious about what else could affect your credit. Other things that I found could hurt your credit are: (more…)

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