First Thing's First - Getting Burned At An Early Age

My interest in personal financials started in my mid-twenties when I realized that working for the Man for the rest of my life might be a bit too soul-sucking, and that I should have a plan to be financially independent as soon as possible so that I have as much time in my life to pursue my own projects and goals, no matter how daffy they may be, without worrying about money. 943 more words


HSBC files show how Swiss bank helped clients dodge taxes and hide millions

• Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers dodge taxes.
• Provided accounts to international criminals, corrupt businessmen and other high-risk individuals.

HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers dodge taxes and conceal millions of dollars of assets, doling out bundles of untraceable cash and advising clients on how to circumvent domestic tax authorities, according to a huge cache of leaked secret bank account files. 15 more words

Personal Finance

Data Privacy Day 2015

Data Privacy Day (DPD) is an international effort centered on Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.

January 28th is Data Privacy Day. Please join us in raising awareness as we educate consumers to better understand how their personal information may be safeguarded from online predators. 473 more words

Personal Banking

Blizzard 2015

As we prepare for these extraordinary blizzard conditions across the Northeast, we urged folks to stay home and out of potentially dangerous weather conditions.

Quick tips to help you prepare for the blizzard. 119 more words

Personal Banking

Monetize Your Talents

By Michael Cadet

Working for a large institution may prove to be beneficial beyond the average Joe’s dream of playing for the Yankees but courage will propel you to explore the different ways you can monetize your gifts and talents. 380 more words