A recent global survey of more than 18,000 adults in nine countries asked a simple question: “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neither getting better nor worse?”
Every year, The Economist magazine surveys the Worldwide Cost of Living, looking at 160 expense items across 133 countries. There are a lot of interesting tidbits to be found in the report, but perhaps the most interesting is a list of the most expensive cities in the world. Continue reading “The Most Expensive Cities in the World”
Severe weather can test even the most seasoned homeowners. And while storm hazards such as power outages, downed trees, and flooding can result in costly damage to your home, they can also put your family’s safety at risk. The key to making it through a storm safely is to be prepared.
Imagine that you receive an email with an urgent message asking you to verify your banking information by clicking on a link. Or maybe you get an enticing text message claiming that you’ve won a free vacation to the destination of your choice — all you have to do is click on the link you were sent. In both scenarios, clicking on the link causes you to play right into the hands of a cybercriminal seeking your sensitive information. Continue reading “How Can I Protect Myself From Digital Deception?”
We are providing an update on Condor Capital’s initial article pertaining to the recent data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax in light of newly-reported information regarding those who were impacted.
Equifax, one of the three largest American credit reporting agencies, announced Thursday that cybercriminals breached a portion of its systems and could have access to the names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license numbers of nearly 143 million people. Continue reading “Equifax Data Breach”
A recent decision by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has now allowed individuals who have been adversely affected by Hurricane Harvey to utilize the assets within their employer-sponsored plan(s) in order to address their financial needs. Continue reading “IRS Providing Relief for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey”