Saving for Retirement? Comparing Traditional and Roth IRAs
Individual retirement accounts, known as IRAs, are popular tax-advantaged vehicles for saving for retirement. Although there are actually 11 different types of IRAs, the most common are the traditional IRA and the Roth IRA.
Heard About the LinkedIn Breach? Here's What You Need to Do
A data breach at LinkedIn has recently been in the news. What makes this news different is that the breach originally occurred in 2012. It's back in the news because the information stolen was recently found being sold on the Internet. And the amount of data stolen was larger than originally thought.
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The Selfie Saga: Selfie ID
Selfies have expanded beyond personal use and into the corporate world. Tech companies, banks, and even some tax agencies are now utilizing selfies as a form of identification to access their services, rather than a standard password. Here's how it works...
Spring Cleaning? Don't Forget Your Digital Home
For many people, the arrival of spring means a thorough cleaning of their home. Spring cleaning is also a good way to get your digital home in order too. With all of the personal information that our digital devices have on them, it is important to make sure that they are clean, protected, and secure.
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Who's Fighting For You?
Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.
This month's featured consumer group:
The National Housing Trust Fund was established as a provision of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush. The passage of National Housing Trust Fund legislation is a major victory for low income housing advocates and the lowest income people in our country with the most serious needs. The housing trust fund will, once capitalized, provide communities with funds to build, preserve, and rehabilitate rental homes that are affordable for extremely and very low income households.