Before You Start Your Holiday Shopping Read These Tips
Whether you plan to shop on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or wait until the last minute, these tips can help you be a smart shopper.
Using Facebook Marketplace or Another Local Service? Then Read This
Local online marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace can be a handy tool. They can be used to find bargains on various items or to make some money on items you no longer need.
Financial Planning for the Year Ahead
Taking some time now to review your financial plan for this year and next may save you time and money later.
Effortless New Ways to Buy and Finance a Vehicle
If you're like a lot of people, a visit to your local car dealership is as much fun as getting your finger stuck in a door jamb. That's why you're seeing so many new ways to tackle the car buying and financing process.
What to Know about Disaster Scams
When disaster strikes, it's important to keep your guard up to ensure you don't fall victim to scams. This article highlights information on common scams and tips for avoiding them.
Avoiding Disaster Related Scams
Disasters such as that caused by Hurricane Harvey bring out the scammers. Fake charities, repair scams, and rental scams are just a few of the types of scams that increase during these times. Here are some tips and resources to help you avoid being taken.
What Do You Need to Know About the KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability?
Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the Wi-Fi WPA2 security protocol. This vulnerability affects most devices that can use a Wi-Fi connection.
Don't Become a Victim of Debit Card Fraud
If you are one of the many people who use their debit card regularly for purchases, you may want to reconsider. Debit card fraud has been rising steadily over the last few years.
Bitcoins and Blockchain: What Consumers Should Know About It
Bitcoins. Blockchain. Ever heard of those names?? It's quite far from most people's minds, and to be honest I had to ask our FoolProof techies about it! They acknowledged not knowing too much about it either.
DNA Testing and Your Privacy
Have you considered DNA testing to determine your ancestry, health risks, or for other reasons? Here are some important things you need to know before you opt for testing.
Looking for Alternative Gifts This Holiday Season?
What do you think of as alternative gifts? A family trip? Tickets to a special event? Have you considered helping others. Here are a few suggestions for doing just that.
When to Know You're in Trouble with Debt
Do you have debt? Can you tell when you have so much debt that you're in (real) trouble? We'll explain how to grade your debt in a minute, but first, count how many of these apply to you.
Save Money on Your Holiday Travels
Are you planning to travel this holiday season? Then don't wait. Making reservations and other plans early can save you money and time. Here are tips to help you save money on airfare, lodging, and driving.
A Twist on Nigerian Scams
You may be at risk in a bar, a party or gathering, or any place where you'll run into strangers.
21st Century Skills? Sneak Peek Into 10 Future Jobs!
Critical thinking. Communication. Collaboration. Creativity. Four words that summarize the skills that can really help you prosper in the 21st century!
Things You're Better Off Buying Second Hand
We all know the car example, right? Buy a brand new (regular) car off the dealership parking lot, and it loses about 20% of its value right away.
More Ransomware! Here's What You Need to Do
Ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent and they are targeting more and more computers. Ransomware prevents access to files on a computer usually by encrypting them.
Massive Equifax Data Breach. What You Need to Know.
Are you affected? There is a high probability that you are, since approximately 45% of the entire U.S. population may be impacted.
Skillfully Navigating Student Loans
The guide is simple and puts you in control of your student loan situation.