Sad Scary State of Bank Security

Who needs guns, threatening notes to rob a bank when you can do it with just your fingertips inside your home?A hacking ring in the eastern portion of Europe may be the most successful team of bank robbers to date, having purportedly robbed $1 billion from multiple banks. This can only be done by infecting computers with malicious software (malware) and sucking out all the money....more

10 Tips to Secure Online Banking

Online banking or mobile banking reduces expenses by allowing customers to review transactions, transfer funds, pay bills and check balances without having to walk into a bank branch or make phone calls to a bank’s customer service call center....more

How to Protect Yourself in Online Banking.

Would it be safe to assume you're banking online? Whether it's for personal, small business, trading and investments. In fact, over 60 million Americans are doing it. And why not?! It's simple, efficient and easy access to statements and investment needs. The customer service is not hard to come by with online chat options too....more

Bad News For Banks: Courts Side With Customers

Who is responsible for financial losses due to fraud? The bank, or the customers whose accounts have been drained?...more

Mobile Banking More Secure Than Computer E-Commerce?

Mobile banking is on the rise for more reasons than convenience sake. In truth, it’s more secure than traditional online baking.  Accessing your banks mobile website or using your banks mobile application is inherently more secure than using a computer.Why?...more

Banks Need You To Be Responsibly Secure

Our culture deemphasizes individual responsibility. In my mind, life begins when you begin taking responsibility for everything in your life. Personal security is fundamentally your own responsibility and, while you may not be responsible for a crime happening to you, you are the one in the best position to prevent it....more

Need an answered prayer?

JMJ Do you have a prayer request? A special need?  Well, I spent all night placing a live webcam to Lourdes, France on my website, including a little mailbox to their prayer request email.  All kinds of weird computer problems kept cropping up, and I kept offering them up as a prayer, which did help to keep me from being annoyed.  Then... This morning I got an email from a friend who told me that today is OUR LADY OF LOURDES FEAST DAY!  Wow.  I had no idea!  That is just so cool... ...more

Following your dream...

No matter where it takes you is always the best way to go!  We grow every day now with confidence and satisfaction that we are finally exactly where we are suppose to be in our lives. Kimberly Peterson Freelance Writer, Photographer, Entrepreneur & Jack of All Trades Visit our website at or our blog at Liv...more

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Frugalista Chic

Ahh... the holidays are upon us... Images of sugar plums dancing in our heads while dreaming if Santa Claus will be providing us with treats (or a big fat lump of coal) under our Christmas trees. Who am I kidding?! That is what I want.. those images on the books I read to my son at bedtime. ...more

I love the holiday drinks. I splurge on Starbucks too. That is actually one of my favorite ...more

I'm In Love With...

OK, imagine that there is this computer program to help you with your finances.  Imagine that you can enter in all your checks, deposits, charitable deductions, and so on.  Imagine that, with a click of a button, you can print reports of said charitable donations, how much you spent on housing, etc.  Imagine that this program also has excellent budgeting tools, including links to find more on your credit score and ways to save money by changing where you do business (banks, especially)....more