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The Crowdfunding Phenomena
What is crowdfunding? And what does it have to do with you? Perhaps nothing, or perhaps just not yet, but we think it's important enough for you to know about.
Though crowdfunding is regulated by the government, there are a couple of dangers you need to be aware of.
Preparing for College:
Safe Surfing Tips:
- Worried About Flesh Eating Bananas?
- When To Change Your Passwords?
- Doing A Basic Online Safety Review
- Safe Surfing!
- Gadget Hacking
- No-Brainer Tips: Safe Social Networking
- Facebook and Your Privacy.
- Search Engines: Information Galore
- Online Auctions
- The Dangers of Free Internet Stuff
- User Or Abuser?
- FaceBook & MySpace... Wicked!
- Cell Phone Viruses
- ID Theft @ WiFi-Hotspots
Scams Aimed At You:
- The Crowdfunding Phenomena
- Your Credit Sore... Errr, Score!
- The Latest Phishing Scams Are Scary
- Scary Online Scams… Car Buying!
- Cell Phone Scams!
- Job Scams!
- Identify Theft
- Travel the World!
- What Would You Do With This Phone Call?
- The Saga Continues...
- Online Scams Target You
- Credit Card Phishing
- Viral E-mail: Fun Or Trouble?
- The "Zero" Fairytale at Car Dealerships
- Dirt On Your Dirt-Bike
- 5 Cards & Free Goodies
- Arbitration Overload
- Looking For A Roommate?
- Pharming: A New Twist On An Old Ploy
- Ringtone Scams: Don't Get Caught!
- Pyramid Schemes: Watch Out!
- Safely Navigating Credit Card Land
- Got Credit Card Debt?
- Watch Out For The Sucker Punch!
- Campus Cards
- Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards!
- Credit Card Tricks!
- The Scoop on Credit Cards
- Debit Cards? So What?
- Are You Part Of The Plastic Generation?
- Are You Cruising For A Credit Card Crash?
Smart Money Tips:
- Have You Taken The Gullibility Test?
- Where's the Closest ATM?
- Need a Roommate?
- The App Trap: How it Adds Up
- Want to Turn Six Bucks Into A Million?
- Financial Apps for Your Smartphone
- Banking & You
- Smashing Down The Rules!
- Me? A Millionaire?
- Oddball Tips For Saving Money
- Learn About Money From People Who Failed
- Weird But True Budgeting Tips
- In Money Trouble?
- Burning Money
- Financial Crisis? Will This Impact You?
- Spring Break!
- Free Calls! Anytime... Anywhere!
Will This Happen To You:
- Under 30? Ever Feel Stressed Over Money?
- Stressed? Manage Your Time!
- Hacked Email Accounts
- Five Years Old and in Debt
- Take This Bet! Or, Maybe Not...
- Wanna Make A Bet?
- Rip Up Your Driver's License!
- One Day Late On A Payment... Who Cares?!
- Talking About Starting A Business From Scratch...
- There's No Place To Hide!
- Road Trippin'
- The $440 Pizza