Category Archives: BBB Bistro

New Year’s Resolution: Our Finances in Review



A new year is quickly approaching, and we are all thinking about how to make 2019 even more fabulous than 2018. One area that seems to remain on everyone’s resolution list is finances. We seem to fall into at least one of three categories; how to make more, owe less, or save more. Nona Phinn, BBB Podcast Director and Elaine Espinola, Host of The Bistro, sit done to review our top financial readiness episodes of 2018. Start Your Financial Planning NOW, National Endowment for Financial EducationTax Reform Explained, and America Saves are four episodes we highlight to help you with your planning for a great 2019!


BlackFriday.com



The big day is quickly upon us. The greatest shopping event of the year is just around the corner, and Retail and Shopping Expert Sarah Hollenbeck of BlackFriday.com stops by The Bistro to discuss. She shares some great insights and tips about Black Friday to help us all become a savvy shopper this holiday season.


Connected Toys Safety Tips



Have your children given you their wish list yet for the holidays? Before you start piling your shopping carts with your kids’ most wanted gifts, listen in to this episode of The Bistro. Our friends at CARU, Director, Dona Fraser, and Senior Attorney, Katie Goldstein joins us to discuss how to keep your children safe when playing with their connected toys.


Unseen Impacts of Identity Theft



We all are aware of the financial disruptions that identity crimes have on individuals but do we think of the aftermath that runs deeper than the mighty dollar? Do we think about the impacts it has on families, communities, and our economy as a whole? In this episode of The Bistro, Eva Velasquez, President, and CEO at the Identity Theft Resource Center invites us to truly view how identity theft affects all of our lives.