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."

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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 it to access your bank account, sign up for credit cards or sell the phone number for other criminals to use.

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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 the information you are sharing. Though these services have their differences, each of them shares the common feature of saving the information about ourselves that we provide. Depending on the service, the information can include what we've searched for, what we've bought, what we've shared, what sites we've visited, where we've been, photos, documents, and much more. In some cases, we have chosen to provide or store this information, but there are instances where information has been collected without our explicit permission.

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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?

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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 easier and faster. Typically received in the mail, these offers use teaser lines to make the loan look like the perfect solution for you and your debt. At a closer look, these offers really lack the information you need to make a sound decision with your debt. In this report, we will take a look at these offers and highlight some alternatives to help you get out of your debt.

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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 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has gone into effect in the European Union (EU).

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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 gas whether you are running around town or going on a road trip.

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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!

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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 you, there are steps that you can take to reduce its collection.

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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 fun, traveling, or working around the house. This guide was designed to provide you with tips to help you plan and save this summer.

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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 important that you consider a savings account as a secure place to store your money. Using a savings account will help keep the money you’re saving away from your everyday spending money. There are a variety of savings account options, but it’s up to you to determine the one that works best for you and your savings goals. In this report we highlight typical savings options offered by many financial institutions to help you understand your options.

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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 review your settings. The data collection started with a third-party quiz that about 270,000 people took after they logged in with their Facebook username and password. That allowed data to be collected from those people's friends whose settings allowed it.

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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!

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The Danger of High Interest Loans!

If you need money quick, what should you do?

Most of us have been there: we have bills to pay but we're short on cash. And we experience money pressure. But if you need money fast, and you're having problems coming up with it, the last thing you should do is move quickly and get a loan to cover your gap. It may cost you!

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