Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Be Wary of High Interest Rates and Hidden Fees in So-Called Rapid Tax Refunds

Throughout tax season, you might notice store fronts popping up to offer tax preparation services and rapid or instant tax refunds.  A business offering to prepare and file your taxes and you get to walk out with your refund the same day.  Sounds great, right?

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Don’t Forget to Protect Your Home Before You Head South

Winter is teasing us this year with December and January temperatures warmer than expected.   But, we all know Mother Nature is fickle and winter in New England is, if anything, unpredictable.  While we have been spared tundra-like chills and sky-high snow banks so far, winter is far from over.  The Farmer’s Almanac is calling for a stormier than usual February, including some “potent” Nor’easters.