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  • How Brushing Scams Can Swipe You under the Carpet!

    How Brushing Scams Can Swipe You under the Carpet!

    What is a brushing a scam, and how can it impact you?

    Simply put, a brushing scam happens when someone sends you free stuff in the mail, or even sends you empty packages.

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  • From Guacamole to Gas: Really Useful Websites

    From Guacamole to Gas: Really Useful Websites

    I often browse financial and consumer-related websites and have found that by clicking through these websites (and the additional info links that they offer), one comes across a lot of useful and/or fun websites. (A lot of silly/useless/ridiculous ones, too, but let's not waste time on those!)

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  • Tips for Spotting Fake News

    Tips for Spotting Fake News

    Fake news. There's been a lot of discussion about it recently. While bogus stories and advertising cloaked as stories have been around for a long time, the Internet and now social media have helped to spread them quickly to more people. Being skeptical about the news or any information is a good idea no matter the source.

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  • Worried About Flesh Eating Bananas?

    Worried About Flesh Eating Bananas?

    Check out this "urban legend"!

    There's a rumor going around that there is a shipment of bananas out there that is contaminated with flesh-eating bacteria!

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