Do You Need a VPN (Virtual Private Network)?
A VPN creates a secure connection between you and the internet. If you install a VPN client, and connect to the internet, all your internet traffic will be sent through an encrypted virtual tunnel.
The Lowdown on Super Market-ing
When you shop, you come home with more products than anticipated, right? I'm even willing to bet that is whether you make a shopping list or not.
There's a New W-4 for 2020. Here's What You Need to Know.
Your employer may ask you to complete the new W-4 but cannot require you to do so.
Think Twice Before You One-Click Purchase
There are several downsides to online purchases, even when it's Amazon—and these apply doubly to those tempting pop-up shops you've never heard of that show up in your Facebook and Instagram feed.
The Money is Free, But It'll Cost You – Huh?
For example, if you've ever moved, with or without leaving a forwarding address, you might have left money behind.
Streaming, Cable, Satellite, or Antenna? How Do You Watch TV?
It's great to have so many choices, but how much is it costing you? Could you save money by choosing different options? Review your options using these tips.
Protect Your Messenger Accounts from Scammers and Hackers!
Are you on a messenger platform or program? Like WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat and the like? Are you aware of how many scams are happening on these platforms? Learn more...
The EDM, err... Electronic Festival You Didn't Know You Were Hosting
Depending on your mobile device, you might already know Siri, Alexa, Robin, and Cortana. They have a ton of friends, mainly other apps, and they're making new ones every day.
Tax Preparers Make Your Money Disappear
It's the new year, and pop-up tax services are appearing in shopping centers, barbershops, and office spaces around the country.
Beware of Offers to Improve Your Credit Score
Advertising statements such as "free" and "no credit card needed" imply that the product won't cost you dollars, but you will be paying with your data and personal information.
Are You a Sucker for Student Loans?
It's worth taking some time, effort, and ingenuity to figure out how to make it work for you. So go for it! Learn, grow, improve your prospects!
Hacked on Social Media?
Are you unknowingly bombarding friends with random tweets with dark links? Sharing pictures and clickbait links on Instagram without your knowledge? Is your Facebook spontaneously liking pages?
How many online accounts do you have? Are they safe from hackers and scammers? If so, that means you've probably been careful, or at least lucky.
Every False Claim Is Actually True, According to Recent Ads
A panel of top executives representing major product manufacturers, national magazines, and television networks came clean during a news conference on Tuesday.
It's Time to Up Your Personal Privacy Game
Whether they are listening to us, watching us, or silently collecting data, there are steps you can take to reduce or stop the data collection.
Is Credit Card Privacy a Delusion?
While consumers are distracted by actions financial companies are taking to protect their credit card data from cybercriminals, personal shopping habits are being shared. Data sharing benefits and protects marketers, not consumers.
The Revolutionary Hipster's Thrifty Gift Guide
Stop the madness! Here are some simple ways to undercut the gluttony of the holidays and show people you love them in ways that count.
Can You Flourish in a Gig Economy?
I'm sure you've heard of the term "gig economy", but do you know what it is? Or—perhaps more importantly—how it may impact you and your (future) career?
Your Favorite Celeb Has HOW Many Followers?
Making purchase decisions based solely on a product's online popularity can make you the next victim of deceptive online advertising practices.
Watch Out for These Medicare Scams
The new Medicare cards have a unique ID consisting of random numbers instead of Social Security Numbers. As a result, there has been a rise in scams as scammers try to steal these new numbers.