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Your Paycheck Explained

By M Katie Helle, CPA – With most employers offering direct deposit, people rarely look at their pay stub to understand where the money came from in their bank account.  It’s important to do a quick review to understand where your hard-earned money is going before it gets to you. ...

What is a Credit Score?

By M Katie Helle, CPA When you hear the word “credit score” you may be wondering what it means and how does it effect me? Your credit score is simply a calculated number that relates to how likely you are to repay debt.  This score is very important as banks ...

How to Protect Your Privacy

By M Katie Helle, CPA – A person’s privacy is hard to preserve with the use of the internet and social media nowadays.  A quick search of your name can turn up information you may not have realized was floating around in cyberspace. Unfortunately, your personally identifiable information can get ...