Skepticism means questioning things and getting proof before you accept them as the truth. Asking questions and getting the facts can make you a smarter consumer.
Life is filled with risks. You might fall off your skateboard and break an arm. Or, maybe you crash your car into a wall and it is no longer drivable. The idea of insurance (and/or insurance policies) is to lower, or take away, the risk of financial loss.
Online shopping prices can be based on the quirkiest variables, from the time of day, your location, or even the devices you use. Better stock up on information first before shopping online.
The majority of students from the lower income brackets and the underrepresented racial groups go to for-profit-schools. And that's not (always) good. Why? Watch the video.
If you fear you have bad or hurt credit, chances are, you're being preyed on, too! Scammers will try to get you to believe they can make your credit problems go away (easily).
When you lose your job, times will be stressful. But you still have to pay your debts, including your student loans. Here are some tips to help you on your way.
In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it's also tax season. And while you're waiting to hear about your economic impact payment, criminals are working hard to trick you into getting their hands on it.
Like in any crisis or disaster time, scammers take advantage. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different. Sleazy companies are selling fake masks and medications that can cost you. Watch this!
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