’Tis the season for giving…and scamming

December 5, 2016 0
Scammers know the holiday season tends to bring out the generosity in us and they aim to take advantage. Before you open your generous heart this holiday season, know to whom you’re giving. Many scammers call to pose as a charity over the phone, asking for a donation. How do [ . . . ]

Making holidays bright—and affordable

November 2, 2016 0
Already dreading what you’ll spend this holiday season? It doesn’t have to be that way. Gifts aren’t the only budget-busting culprit during the holidays. The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s are also a peak time for spending on groceries, travel, events, entertainment, energy, clothes and dining. Financial advisors recommend [ . . . ]

Don’t fall victim to scams

November 2, 2016 0
It’s sad to think that there are people who spend their days thinking up ways to steal our money. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has received recent reports of scammers posing as job recruiters, contractors or law enforcement to entice locals with opportunities that are too good to be true, [ . . . ]

Is hoarding cash the prudent move as market awaits election results?

October 4, 2016 0
Could cash stuffed into a Mason jar and buried in the back yard be the best investment hedge against the unpredictable future that this year’s presidential election will bring? While no one actually encourages burying money, some financial watchers have suggested that hoarding cash, even as much as 50 percent [ . . . ]
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