Free Money! You've probably heard that the law changes over the past few years are supposed to protect college-aged young people from a lot of the abuses credit card companies have aimed at us for years.
As if the lack of privacy on social networks isn't bad enough, there is something else that may be worse. You could lose lots of money if you are caught in a "money-flipping" scam.
Gary, a 23-year-old student, was one day late when he paid his first of twelve payments on his new laptop. He'd gotten a great deal, too: a $2,300 machine for 1100 bucks.
Randomly clicking links or going to unknown websites on your computer, phone, or even smart TV can put you at risk of covertly downloaded software intended to damage or disable your computer or other devices.
When conducting web searches, do you know how to tell the difference between search results that give you really helpful information and advertisements that may give you nothing useful at all (or try to sell you things)?
How many times have you visited a website that offered "free" music, only to find out there's a fee after all? And if they don't charge you, the downloads turn out to be illegal.
Little Apple Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands—If you've ever been in business for yourself, you know the attempt takes courage, hard work, and luck. Doubly so if you're on a tiny island.