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3 reasons you should block your number before making a call

Blocking your phone number before making an outbound call not only keeps your identity and personal information private, but you're giving yourself peace of...
Tips September 5, 2019

Protect yourself! Sneaky Medicare scams are on the rise

Medicare fraud is on the rise, thanks to convincing new tactics criminals are using to trick patients into giving up personal information. If you...
Happening Now August 27, 2019

6 clever ways to end robotext spam messages before it’s too late

If you thought robocalls were annoying, get ready. Spammy text messages promising free gift cards, low credit card interest rates, debt relief services, or...
Columns August 24, 2019

Two major mobile carriers are teaming up to fight robocalls

Two of the nation's largest mobile carriers have set their sights on addressing the robocall crisis. Despite being fierce rivals in the marketplace, they're...
Happening Now August 15, 2019

These robocall apps are harvesting your data

As it turns out, several of the very apps you can download to block robocalls are actually harvesting personal data and sharing them with...
Happening Now August 10, 2019

New ways AT&T, Sprint, Verizon & T-Mobile are taking on robocalls

In the ongoing battle against robocalls, mobile phone carriers are making changes to try and help consumers stop the assaults. Unfortunately, no matter what these...
Tips July 18, 2019

Trick robocallers with a fake phone number

The robocall epidemic has gotten so bad that that even the federal government is stepping in. But now, you won't have to wait on...
Happening Now July 9, 2019

US government shuts down 4 more major robocall operations

A nation plagued by robocalls is getting some relief. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just took another major step toward stopping the hundreds of...
Happening Now June 27, 2019

Robocallers are stooping to an all-time low by attacking hospitals

Even though robocallers are always on the attack, you’d think some places would be off-limits, wouldn’t you? That’s not the case at all. They’ve...
Happening Now June 22, 2019

Robocall revenge: How some consumers are fighting back (and you can too)

Life in the 2010s is more convenient than ever, but one thing that has absolutely gotten worse in recent years is robocalls. Despite how...
Tips June 20, 2019
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