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Does My Credit Score Affect My Insurance Premiums?

What is a “credit score”? Your “credit score” (i.e., the number you can obtain from any one of the three major credit bureaus-Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) is a number that tells financial institutions like banks...

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Identity theft—who’s been in your wallet?

The Federal Trade Commission estimates millions of Americans have their identities stolen every year. Identity theft occurs when an unauthorized person uses your personal identifying information, such as your name,...

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State Legislature Extends Emergency Powers

The Connecticut Legislature extended Gov. Lamont’s emergency powers until Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, which will help the governor protect the state during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Lamont, “The extension will...

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Minimum Wage Increases

Gov. Ned Lamont reminded Connecticut residents that the state minimum wage increased from $11 per hour to $12, effective yesterday. The raise is a result of a law signed on May 28, 2019. Public Act 19-4 requires the...

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How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference - and whether you’re handy or not, you can...

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