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Travel scam #2: The Coin Scam
By: Alanna

Travel scam #2: The Coin Scam

A "derelict" approaches you while you're on your cell phone and shows you a mounted collection of "rare coins." The mounted display also includes a name and phone number and the offer of an award i...

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What to Shred & When to Shred it
By: Alanna
FYITips

What to Shred & When to Shred it

By now I'm sure that you are all aware that you need to be shredding important documents to help defend against identity theft, but knowing exactly what constitutes an important document can be tri...

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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

Scam Alert
By: Alanna

Scam Alert

Scam artists are using the Red Cross' name to take advantage of military families. According to the press release on the 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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Forwarded Email Myths & Urban Legends
By: Alanna

Forwarded Email Myths & Urban Legends

Everyone knows someone who forwards you every chain letter email they receive. Emails about missing children, helping dying children, myths about the do not call list, warnings about computer viru...

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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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