Author archives: Emilie Schwarz

July 30 , 2019 | Posted by Emilie Schwarz |

How to Respond to a Data Breach

Within the first 24-48 hours Call your advisor, regardless of where or how the breach occurred, so he/she can watch for any suspicious activity in your accounts and collaborate with you on extra precautions to take in verifying your identity prior to any fund transfers. Call the Social Security Administration’s fraud hotline at 800-269-0271 if

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December 15 , 2017 | Posted by Emilie Schwarz |

Demystifying Social Security Basics

If you’ve ever looked into your Social Security benefits you’ve probably discovered this: they’re simple in concept and confusing in execution. If you or your spouse work long enough, you’ll get a benefit that you can claim at some point. But, that’s when the questions start: how much do you get, how much will your

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