Tax Season is Scam Season: Know What to Watch For

Kristina Kraus
Greater Nevada Credit Union
Tax season is here, which means it’s also open season for identity thieves and IRS impersonators. As you prepare to file your taxes, know what scams to be on the lookout for and what you can do to protect yourself.
1/29/16

Keep Super Bowl Sunday Fun, Safe and Affordable

Kristina Kraus
Greater Nevada Credit Union
Last year 114.4 million tuned into the big game, making the Super Bowl the most watched event in American history (as well as getting more people to bet than any other event in American sports). If you’re throwing a Super Bowl party this year, following are some tips to make your event one to remember, without going broke.
1/22/16

Paper vs Electronic: Managing Your Bills and Statements

Kristina Kraus
Greater Nevada Credit Union
Getting the mail, sorting it, and separating out the bills is such a chore. Recently I did something that has made that process much more manageable. By switching to electronically delivered notifications and statements, I’ve significantly reduced the amount of time I spend on tracking those items. Plus, I don’t worry about my personal information getting lost or stolen in the regular mail, especially when it comes to my banking documents. 
 
1/15/16

Making Your Resolution Stick: Reaching Your Financial Goals

Kristina Kraus
Greater Nevada Credit Union
Each year, roughly 45% of Americans make a New Year’s resolution. The third most common resolution is to ‘spend less and save more.’ Saving more is always a great goal though few actually stick to it. Reaching your financial goals is quite an accomplishment, so don’t give up on it. To make your resolution stick this year, follow these steps:
1/6/16