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Coming Soon - Free Text Alerts to Avoid Overage Charges

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The CTIA-The Wireless Association, Consumers Union, and the FCC announced on 10/17/11 new guidelines that will help consumers avoid "bill shock" from overage charges. Until your carrier implements the free alerts, following these tips can help you avoid "bill shock.".

Facebook's Ticker Broadcasts Everything You Do

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Check out how the recent major changes will impact you and what you can do about them.


Concerned About Identity Theft?

NN_09_19_11Check out this new site from the Consumer Federation of America.  It is loaded with resources for consumers and businesses.  On the site you can test your ID theft savvy, learn how to protect yourself and much more.





Make the Most When You Sell Your Gold

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Thinking of selling some old jewelry, then these tips will help you get the best deal.


Trying to keep your kids safe online?

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Here's the latest guide from the FTC to help your kids and you.

This site offers short articles, activities, quizzes, and an ask-the-expert column which will help kids learn to be good digital citizens. There are also worksheets and other help for parents.


Google Chrome Security Warning

emily_articleBy Emily Driscoll

If you are sick and tired of your computer taking forever to boot up and get connected to the internet (you’ve got things to do and people to see!), Google is touting a product with you in mind. Google’s Chromium OS has taken the technology community by storm with boasts of being built on “speed, simplicity, and security.”

Read more: Google Chrome Security Warning


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September 2014

8 Facebook Privacy Setting You Need to Check Now
How often do you check your privacy settings? This article explains why you should check these now.

Will you be able to help your college-age child in a medical emergency?
This article describes the forms you should have so that you can help you legal-age child

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