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TIP: Homestead Rebate

The Homestead Rebate program provides some amount of property tax relief to almost all homeowners, with only those living in a co-op, in a senior living community, or those who sold their home after applying being ineligible.  New Jersey homeowners should’ve received their 2015 Homestead Act application packets either through mail or email. Read the […]

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TIP: Equifax Data Breach

Recently, one of the most popular credit reporting agencies, Equifax, had a data breach leaving its 143 million consumers at risk of their personal information being exposed. The incident occurred between May and June, and hackers were able to get a hold of valuable information such as social security number, birthdates and addresses. In addition, […]

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TIP: Door Solicitors

In the technology age it seems that in-person scams have become almost unheard of. But recently, there have been reports of scammers going door-to-door tricking homeowners into inviting unwanted guests into their home. Specifically in Woodland Park, scammers are posing as utility workers claiming to check the water pressure. Many solicitors are legitimate salespeople, and […]

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TIP: Password Safety

Passwords are used for for nearly everything – banking, email, social media, shopping sites, paying bills – the list is endless.They unlock the world at the push of button. Some estimates say the average person has about 30 accounts requiring a password, so having a good password is vital to protecting your information. It is your first line of […]

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Response to Hurricane Harvey

It has been heartbreaking to watch the devastation of Hurricane Harvey unfold in Houston. 30 trillion gallons of water have fallen so far, leaving more 33% of Houston County submerged, and more rain is expected to come. The damage is sure to be expensive and far reaching, while the recovery will be complex and challenging. […]

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