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Wedding on a Budget
By: Misty

Wedding on a Budget

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Tips for Evaluating a Website
By: Misty

Tips for Evaluating a Website

We use the internet every day--to research a question, to keep up with family and friends, to read the news, and, of course, to shop. But how do we know if a website is legitimate and can protect ...

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Choosing Safe Toys
By: Amy

Choosing Safe Toys

toys.jpg If you're a parent, the sheer volume of toys involved in this year's various manu...

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“Cramming”: Identifying and Stopping Mystery Phone Charges
By: Misty

“Cramming”: Identifying and Stopping Mystery Phone Charges

A woman in Texas received a call from a company that asked her to verify her address. She responded yes the address they had was correct. Shortly after the call, she began to receive unauthorize...

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Money Isn’t Everything!
By: Amy

Money Isn’t Everything!

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More Shopping Tips To Make Your Holidays Hassle-free
By: Misty

More Shopping Tips To Make Your Holidays Hassle-free

Once you've created a gift list, follow these tips from Consumer Reports to make your shopping as hassle-free as possible: 1. TIME YOUR BUYIN...

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Opting Out of Marketing Lists
By: Misty

Opting Out of Marketing Lists

The World Privacy Forum, a non-profit public interest research group, has recently listed its top ten "opt outs" to help consumers g...

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Update: FTC Offers Tips to Help Consumers Shop for the Holidays
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