TRUSTDale News & Consumer Advice

  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 01/30/2015

    Three Hot Topics for the 2015 Tax Season

    January 30, 2015   It’s that time of year again – tax season. Every year seems bring new changes as well as new frustrations. We’ve highlighted three things you’ll want to be aware of in 2015. And, as always, if you need ...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 01/15/2015

    7 Steps to Avoid Getting Ripped off at the Gym

    January 15, 2015 By Jessica Cardwell, director of client relations at TrustDALE When I was 17-years-old, I became a gym rat. It didn’t happen overnight—when I began, I didn’t know the first thing about gyms. I toured one of the bigg...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 01/13/2015

    Fire Escape Planning 101

    January 9, 2015 Do you have an emergency plan in place in case of a house fire? Or have you thought about it but just never followed through? There’s no better time than now to make sure you and your family know what to do if a fire happens. Ac...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 12/19/2014

    Common Credit Score Myths

    December 19, 2014 Your credit score. Do you know what it is? Have you checked your credit report in the last year for errors? Do you think you only have one credit score? On a recent episode of TrustDALE radio, Dale and Credit Sesame expert John Ulzh...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 12/12/2014

    Help Keep the Merry in Christmas by Avoiding These Scams

    December 12, 2014 While you’re hurrying about, gathering last-minute presents and wrapping up holiday errands, keep in mind that not everyone is intent on spreading cheer. Unfortunately, even at Christmas, scammers are looking for ways to ruin ...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 12/08/2014

    Stop the Clog

    You know that sink you’ve been ignoring? The water that slowly starts to back up instead of drain? According to Murphy’s Law, that sink will become a major problem at the same time you have a house full of company for Christmas. But, chan...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 11/21/2014

    Checking out Charities

    November 21, 2014 For many of us, the holidays include giving to our favorite organizations. Whether you choose a local nonprofit or a national charity, giving of your time or money can be very rewarding. But what if you discover a new non profit and...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 11/14/2014

    Protect Your Sensitive Financial Information

    November 14. 2014 By Jennifer Calandra, co-founder and COO of TrustDale-certified Calandra Financial Group Now more than ever, you must be protecting your financial information! In October, hackers accessed the personal information of over 83 mi...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 11/07/2014

    Best Bang for Your Remodeling Buck

    November 7, 2014 Have you ever thought about doing a home improvement project and wondered if it was really worth the investment? An updated kitchen or bathroom is certainly a worthy project but will it yield a return like other less glamorous projec...

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  • Consumer News & Advice Published: 10/31/2014

    Investing News You Can Use

    October 31, 2014 One of the best things you can do for your future is invest. If your company offers a 401(k) hopefully you’re already taking advantage of it. If you’re not, you should be. A 401(k) is a tax-advantaged retirement savings a...

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