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FoolProof Yourself for the 21st Century!

Use caution. Question sellers. Rely on research. Sound familiar? Great! FoolProof's mantra is a good one for you to keep in mind. Why? Because it represents skills you need to survive in the 21st century... J

Reduce Your Risk of Being a Victim of Auto Theft

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a motor vehicle is stolen approximately every 41 seconds. That adds up to over 750,000 motor vehicles a year. Whether you own a car, pickup truck,...

Pros and Cons of Paying Over Time

August 2018 How often do you choose to pay for something over time? Consider when you've decided to use a loan or credit card to pay for something - these are both instances where you pay...

How Brushing Scams Can Swipe You under the Carpet!

Have you seen our recent video on whether you can trust online reviews or not...? With brushing scams coming into play, the answer is a plain "no."

What You Should Know About Cell-Phone Account Fraud

Cell-phone account fraud is a rapidly growing threat to your privacy and financial well-being. Criminals open up a phony cell-phone account in your name or transfer your phone number to a fake account. They then use...

Digital Assistants, Data Collection and Your Privacy

July 2018 As the popularity of digital assistants and social media sites such as Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana, Amazon, Google, and Facebook continues to grow, it’s important to take the time and understand what happens with...

Do You Have Oversight of Your Finances?

Many people are struggling to keep track of their money, their bills, etc., and this is nothing new. How often have you been short on cash or forgotten to pay a bill?

Options for Reducing Debt

June 2018 Credit card debt can be a difficult thing to manage. To add to the situation, those dealing with debt are often inundated with debt consolidation offers that claim to help reduce or eliminate debt...

Why Am I Receiving All of These Privacy Policy Update Notices?

Over the last several weeks you have probably been receiving notifications about privacy policy updates by email and pop-up messages from websites and apps. Why are you receiving these? As of May 25, 2018, the...

Gas Prices Hurting Your Wallet? These Tips Can Help

Have you noticed higher gas prices at the pump recently? Gas prices are rising and they are expected to continue their upward trend for a while. The following tips can help you save money and...

A Sale!!! From Now Until... Forever!

Have you ever seen a store that does not have a sale going on? Best discounts now! This weekend only: enjoy the lowest prices, guaranteed!

It's More Than Facebook! Protect Your Data with These Tips

Your data is a hot commodity. It's not just Facebook that is collecting your data. Many other sites, companies, and advertisers do, too. Whether it's information that you provide directly or that's collected by tracking...

Summer Savings Guide

May 2018 Summer is fast approaching and along with it typically comes a lot of opportunities to spend money. By planning ahead, you could save money and still enjoy those favorite summertime activities such as family...

How to Find the Savings Account that Works Best for You

April 2018 Do you have a savings goal you’d like to reach? Determining a goal is a great way to help grow your money to finance the things you want or need. To meet this goal,...

It's Time To Review Your Facebook Privacy Settings

How often do you check your Facebook privacy and security settings? With the recent revelation that data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica acquired profile information and "likes" on about 50 million Facebook users, it's time to...

10 Principles for Your Online Privacy

We hear about hacks, data leaks and other online scams pretty much on daily basis. If you think this couldn't affect you, think again!

Consumer Guides

Mortgage Guide

Mortgage Guide

A home is the biggest investment most people make. The StraightTalk Mortgage  Guide will help you understand the process of financing your  home. Whether or not you consider a mortgage with us, read this guide!

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RV Guide

RV Guide

A home on wheels! Who needs hotels? Who needs restaurants?  The StraightTalk RV Guide helps you find the right RV at the right price.

 

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Home Buying Guide

Home Buying Guide

Home ownership is a huge financial step.  The StraightTalk Home Buying Guide can help you plan for the total process whether you are a first time home buyer or a veteran.

 

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Boat Guide

Boat Guide

If you’ve ever gunned the engine of any watercraft, whether it’s a ten-foot dingy or a thirty-foot cruiser, you know how exhilarating boating can be.  This guide will show you how to purchase one!

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Privacy Rights

Privacy Rights

Every worry about identity theft?  Worry about the dangers of the web? Mind if I read your private emails or browse  through your medical records? This section takes you into the scary  world of privacy and identity theft.

 

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Fifty Plus Guide

Fifty Plus Guide

This guide is filled with resources for adults as they pass fifty and look forward to enjoying their "empty nest" and retirement years.

 

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Remar's Report

Remar's Report

Remar Sutton has been a leading consumer advocate in America for over twenty-five years, and is your independent consumer spokesperson.

 

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Gen Y with Will

Gen Y with Will

Will deHoo has been a leading consumer advocate for young people in America since 2003 and is the person responsible for the excellent “FoolProof” financial education program.

 

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Drew's News

Drew's News

Twice a month, Drew Guthrie will bring breaking news directly to you on this StraightTalk website.

 

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