One in Ten Adults Are Victims of Internet Crime

April 23, 2013 Michael 0

A new Federal Trade Commission study released last week shows internet crime was experienced by 25.6 million adults – 10.8% of the adult population in 2011. This includes email, social media, auction sites and classified ads, followed by print advertising, […]

Credit Card Gotchas

December 18, 2012 Michael 0

Reading the fine print of rewards programs before you sign up can steer you away from cards with these catches. Seasonal Savings Some cards offer 5 percent cash back in rotating categories that can correspond to the season in which […]

Tis’ the Season for Holiday Scams

December 3, 2012 Tom 0

Looking forward to the holidays? So are the scammers. As many begin to make their holiday gift list and charity donations, unscrupulous scammers are gearing up to deck the halls with their tried and true holiday scams. Better Business Bureau […]

Be Safe While Holiday Shopping

November 29, 2012 Jason 0

It’s that time of year again when stores and shopping malls are crowded and we are focused on finding the perfect gift. While you’re busy trying to complete your shopping list don’t forget about your personal safety. The Indiana State […]

Cyber Monday Is Here

November 26, 2012 Tom 0

Today is Cyber Monday, and last year retailers experienced sales of 9% of their total sales, and this year, they are expecting to break the 10% barrier. The BBB wants you to be cyber safe as you shop online. First, […]

Shop Small This Weekend!

November 23, 2012 Amanda 0

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one this holiday season?  Start at a small business in your area!  Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday.  This day is dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend […]

Budgeting for the Holidays

November 19, 2012 Amanda 0

The holiday season officially begins this week with the tradition of family dinners complete with turkey, dressing and pumpkin pie.  This week also begins the holiday shopping season.  Stores are opening earlier than ever to try and get your dollars. […]