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Travel Scam #3
By: Alanna

Travel Scam #3

Fake Airport Limo Service There are a number of variations on this scam, which starts when you're approached by a "limo driver" who claims he just dropped off passengers and wou...

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A Company Owes Me Money, But They are Out of Business!
By: Alanna

A Company Owes Me Money, But They are Out of Business!

How do you find a company that has gone out of business? 1. Go to last known locations to see if the company has posted any instructions or signs. Try contacting the landlord to request any av...

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Laptop Computer Safety
By: Alanna

Laptop Computer Safety

SOME OF YOU MAY BE READING THIS FROM THE SCREEN OF A LAPTOP COMPUTER AND THEREFORE YOU ARE ALREADY AWARE OF PROPER LAPTOP CARE. FOR THOSE OF YOU WITH DESKTOP PCS WHO DREAM OF HAVING THE FLEXIBILITY...

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10 Financial Questions to Ask Before You Say I Do
By: Sara

10 Financial Questions to Ask Before You Say I Do

Summer is a very popular time for weddings. For the bride-to-be and groom-to-be, months leading up to the wedding are spent choosing flowers, dresses, tuxes, caters, cakes, rings, and everything e...

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The National Consumers League: Representing Consumers on Marketplace and Workplace Issues
By: Sara

The National Consumers League: Representing Consumers on Marketplace and Workplace Issues

The National Consumers League (NCL) website is the consumers guide to issues about health, fraud, finances, workers' rights, food, technology, utilities, privacy...

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Protect yourself from Charity Sound-Alikes
By: Alanna

Protect yourself from Charity Sound-Alikes

According to a new study by University of Oregon economics professor W...

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Don’t Be Fooled By IRS Emails
By: Sara

Don’t Be Fooled By IRS Emails

Over the last year or so, people have been receiving phony emails from the IRS saying they have unclaimed tax refunds waiting for them. For most people, filing taxes is a confusing and tedious pro...

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A New Twist on Identity Theft
By: Sara

A New Twist on Identity Theft

We all know that identity theft occurs when someone steals your name, social security number, and date of birth date to open up credit cards and/or make purchases with your information. According t...

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