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Virus Scan Pop-ups Are Anything But Free
By: Amy

Virus Scan Pop-ups Are Anything But Free

j0404261.jpgSpend any time on the internet and you're bound to experience the foll...

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Gifting Pre-paid Bank Cards
By: Amy
FYITips

Gifting Pre-paid Bank Cards

j0430459.jpgWe all have people in our lives who are difficult to buy for, but choos...

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Home Based Call Center Jobs
By: Amy

Home Based Call Center Jobs

j0438370.jpgWe have done multiple posts about how to avoid work-at-home scams, but w...

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Health Care Info From the FTC
By: Amy

Health Care Info From the FTC

We recently got an email from Nicole, a Consumer Education Specialist at the FTC letting us know that they've put together yet another useful website for consumers: ...

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The Math of Check Fraud
We’ve Said it Often and We’re Saying it Again!
Think No One Still Falls for the Nigerian Scam? Think Again.
By: Amy

Think No One Still Falls for the Nigerian Scam? Think Again.

j0433118.jpgPerhaps it's the fact that people are often too embarrassed to go publi...

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Have the Holiday Shopping Blues?
By: Amy
FYITips

Have the Holiday Shopping Blues?

j0427707.jpgFor many people, holiday budgets are tight again this year“tighter than...

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