Spectrum Management Blog

By Spectrum Management Group | July 5, 2017

Experts' Tips for Staying Safe Online

The online world is a scary place -- viruses and malware that steal information make their way onto computers, and hackers hijack devices and demand a ransom to get back stored information. There are safe ways to be online, and security experts say a combination of safe behavior and products help keep users protected.

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Topics: Cyber Security, identity theft

By Spectrum Management Group | March 31, 2017

Worried About Companies Spying On Your Browsing? Here's What You Can Do

Federal regulations designed to give you more control over your web browsing history and other personal information may soon be eliminated. There are steps you can take to protect yourself - but you'll have to do more than set your browser to private mode.

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Topics: Cyber Security, identity theft

By Spectrum Management Group | March 6, 2017

Is Your Digital Life Ready for Your Death?

You’ve probably thought about what will happen to your finances, your possessions and maybe even your real estate when you die. But what about your Facebook account? Or your hard-drive backups?

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Topics: Cyber Security

By Spectrum Management Group | April 5, 2016

Why I Don't Make Financial Decisions on My Smartphone

Today's article tackles the subject of the increase in usage of mobile banking services.  According to the Federal Reserve, 52% of all smartphone users now avail themselves of the convenience of the real-time updates on their bank accounts. The advances in these apps now allow users to sell stock, borrow money, and even cash out their 401(k)'s. The author has some useful advice for smartphone users eager to get the most out of their mobile banking apps.

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Topics: Stocks, Cyber Security, Personal Finance