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Luggage Limits for Holiday Travel

December 7, 2007 Amy 0

Those of you traveling to the Caribbean and Latin/South America should be aware that bringing extra or overweight baggage on your trip may not be a possibility. Unless this kind of holiday travel is something that you do on a […]

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Read the Fine Print!

December 3, 2007 Amy 0

Those of you planning on purchasing big-ticket electronics this holiday season, don’t forget to hang on to all of the paperwork (including receipts) that comes along with your purchase! According to a recent BBB survey, much of the important information […]

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Get Your Gifts There On Time!!

November 26, 2007 Amy 0

Few of us are fortunate enough to have all of our loved ones close enough to celebrate the holidays with them in person. For this reason, many of us find ourselves needing to ship gifts and cards to friends and […]

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Phishing in Our Inbox

November 19, 2007 Amy 0

Everyone is a target in the twisted minds of those fraud-loving phishers, ladies and gentlemen! Recently, we were the recipients of phishing email claiming to be from the Telephone Workers Credit Union (TWCU), which is a credit union out of […]

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November Is…

November 14, 2007 Amy 0

As illustrated in an October post, each month brings with it some sort of call for awareness, and November (even with all of its upcoming holiday rumblings) is no exception. November is… American Diabetes Month Diabetic Eye Disease Month National […]

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Important Info for Struggling Homeowners!

November 2, 2007 Amy 1

The Center for Responsible Lending has sent out information regarding two bills that may be voted on in the very near future: Congress is actively considering two bills that will help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure and enact common-sense lending rules […]

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TJX Data Breach: Double Trouble

October 29, 2007 Amy 0

According to a recent article in USA Today, the number of compromised credit cards in the TJX data breach (which involved T J Maxx and Marshalls stores, among others) has more than doubled according to new court files! According to […]

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Beware of Latest Work-at-Home Scams!

August 31, 2007 Amy 1

According to a MyIdentityTheftExpert.com article titled “Mules wanted: no experience necessary” there seems to be a new face for a relatively old international money transferring scam: One thing we know about cybercriminals is that they’re creative, and the most recent […]

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Consumer Alert!

August 9, 2007 Amy 0

People in the Tri-State area have been getting phone calls from unnamed individuals who address them by name and claim they are from the bank. The caller then informs them that their bank account number is being changed and tells […]