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Buying a Used Car Series #2
By: Alanna
FYITips

Buying a Used Car Series #2

ON-THE-LOT CHECKLIST Keep a sharp eye out for the following as you get your first look at a used car: 1. Body”Look for rust, particularly at the bottoms ...

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All About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
By: Alanna

All About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

Great links for educating yourself about Multi-Level Marketing: MLM Watch is a project of Quackwatch Read More

Credit Card Data on Receipts
By: Alanna

Credit Card Data on Receipts

Federal Law prohibits businesses from printing your full credit card number and expiration date on sales receipts. Receipts must have no more than the last 5 digits. This only applies to electron...

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Buying a Used Car Series #1
By: Alanna

Buying a Used Car Series #1

BE A SMART CAR SHOPPER Before launching your search for a good deal on a used car, spend some time considering many of the same factors that would apply to a new car purchase: ...

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My New Debit Card has RFID. What is that?
By: Alanna
FAQFYINews

My New Debit Card has RFID. What is that?

According to the RFID Journal, RFID is: Radio frequency identification, or RFID, is a generic term for technologies that use radio waves to automaticall...

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Your Anti-Virus Software May Be Doing More Harm Than Good
By: Alanna

Your Anti-Virus Software May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

Just when you thought that purchasing that anti-virus software was going to prevent viruses and spyware from being downloaded onto your computer, hackers are now creating rogue security software t...

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Online Fraud Protection Warning by FBI
By: Alanna

Online Fraud Protection Warning by FBI

The FBI is warning people to be careful about what information you might be entering in on a hotel, or Internet café computer. In the latest twist, crooks install...

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