Wawa is a fixture here in the Delaware Valley. A data breach was discovered on December 10th. Click here to read letter from Wawa CEO to customers. Here are a couple of items to note: The malware was present in their network since last March but no one knew until December.  Malware is usually installed…

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It may be hard to believe, but the end of the year is upon us. During this time, many of us reflect on the year and tally up the good and the bad, the pros and the cons of the past 12 months. Click HERE to read more.

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Getting someone a new computer, tablet, or smartphone for Christmas? Aside from the fun of receiving a new device, you’ve got two main considerations to think about when it comes to disposing of your outdated gadgets carefully: security, and the impact on the environment. You don’t want your personal and private data accessible after the…

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Those pesky passwords. The length, numbers, special characters, capital letters! According to a survey conducted by DataInsider, 70% of respondents reported having more than 10 password-protected accounts online, with nearly 30% having “too many to count”. When asked if they reuse passwords for different accounts, only 11% of consumers said they used the same password across…

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Saving for your child’s college education can be a daunting task, given how quickly and how high education costs have climbed. Fortunately, a 529 plan is a flexible, tax-advantaged way to help accumulate the funds you need for higher education. Not only do 529 plans provide federal tax-free growth and tax-free withdrawals for qualified expenses,…

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Who would you rather pay, yourself or the government? We’re willing to gamble that you chose yourself. If you did, then one of the easiest moves you can make is to increase your retirement savings via a deductible contribution.  If you are part of an employer plan (i.e. 401k, 403b, etc.), you should consider increasing…

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Since tens of millions of people shop online, take the necessary precautions to secure your payment information. Be sure to look for the “s” in “https”. The “s” in the opening URL stands for security. Always look for “https” – e.g. https://www.amazon.com – before sharing any information about your identity or your credit card/bank information.…

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The goal of batching is to position yourself so that you will have deductions greater than the standard deduction one year, with the following year being a standard deduction. Click HERE to read more.

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