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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 in a medical emergency.

Can you spot a government imposter?
Check out these tips for spotting a government imposter scam.

Virtual currencies and what you should know about them
If you are considering using Bitcoin or other virtual currency, read this first.


August 2014

Energy Saver: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home
This updated guide from the US Department of Energy has updated statistics and recommendations for saving energy at home and on the road.

The truth about product registration cards
Do you think that you have to return that registration card in order for the warranty to be valid? Read this article before you fill out one.

How to say scram to crammed charges on your mobile bill
Do you review your mobile phone bill regularly? This article tells why you should.

Be TireWise!
This site from safercar.gov provides tips on buying and maintaining the tires for your vehicles.


July 2014

14 ways to make your home more secure
These tips can help you make you home more secure without spending lots of money.

10 things all-inclusive vacations won't tell you
Check out these tips before you shop for your next vacation.

Energy Saver 101: Everything You Need to Know About Home Cooling
This infographic provides tips and describes various ways to save on cooling your home.

Mystery Phone Charges
Have you checked your phone bill lately? This article describes why you should always review it.


June 2014

Guide to summer road travel
This guide from Consumer Reports has articles on family travel, maintenance and car prep, fuel economy, travel gear and safety.

On the Road with Fuel Saving Tools
Check out these tools from Energy.gov before you hit the road.

Shopping on Craigslist? Watch Out for This Elaborate Con
This scam alert from the Better Business Bureau provides tips for avoiding scams on Craigslist.

Passwords aren't enough! Why you should consider using two-factor authentication
Check out this explanation of two-factor authentication from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.


May 2014

Watch Out for Car-Flippers Who Pretend To Be Private Sellers
Here are some "red flags" that a private used car sale might not be legitimate.

10 things scam artists won't tell you
This article describes various ways scam artists can get your information.

It pays to read your bills
Check out these reasons for always checking your billing statements.

Gas-saving tips & myths
Check out these test-based answers to some common fuel economy questions.


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