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Equifax makes it harder to claim your settlement

Another hurdle has been set up in consumers' quest to get their share of Equifax's $425 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The...
Happening Now September 12, 2019

Donating to Hurricane Dorian relief? Watch out for scammers

As Hurricane Dorian batters parts of the Caribbean and southeastern U.S., residents of those areas have enough to worry about. As happens after every...
Happening Now September 3, 2019

Blocking robocalls could become easier as phone carriers, all 50 states join forces

Robocalls continue to be a plague on society. With over 5 billion robocalls from scammers and legitimate companies in July alone the problem is...
Happening Now August 23, 2019

6 ways to block robotexts and spam messages on your phone

What’s the worst thing you’ve had to deal with since the creation of the smartphone? For many, the answer is simple. It’s constantly receiving...
Tips August 15, 2019

You're not getting much from Equifax -- here's how to change your choice

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is continuing to encourage consumers affected by the Equifax data breach to choose free credit monitoring instead of cash....
Happening Now August 6, 2019

Beware of fake Equifax claims websites trying to scam you

Millions of Americans want in on the Equifax $425 million settlement, obviously. That, of course, is bringing out the scam artists. Fake websites are...
Happening Now August 1, 2019

Facebook was still sharing data as $5 billion settlement becomes official

Much has been said about Facebook's carelessness in regards to user data, but a recent settlement between the company and the FTC made headlines...
Happening Now July 25, 2019

This massive Facebook security flaw put children at risk

A security flaw in an already controversial Facebook app is putting your child's privacy and safety at risk. This is unbelievable! Or, it would...
Happening Now July 23, 2019

You might be owed $20,000 in the Equifax settlement -- file your claim now

In 2017, Equifax experienced a major data breach that's been described as one of the worst in history. Well, for those affected by the...
Happening Now July 22, 2019

Don't fall for it! Find out how to spot mystery shopping scams

Who wouldn't like to earn a little extra money, just by shopping? Being a mystery shopper can be fun and easy to do. Unfortunately,...
Happening Now July 20, 2019
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