Friday, December 15

What You Need to Know About Peer-to-Peer Payments

Peer-to-peer payments are becoming a very popular way for friends to split the bill for a dinner, gift, tickets or other items. These services can be very useful, but should be properly checked out before you use it. The following questions can help you evaluate the various services.

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(Video) What Caveats Come with Charitable Giving?

Research charities before you give. There’s scammers after your money, and you nor the charities should be the victim.

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FoolProof's Top 5 Funky Saving Tips (And a Few Others)

Life seems to be getting more and more expensive. So, whenever I get the chance to save some money, I take advantage of it! Here are a few different ways to save money. We call these "FoolProof's Top 5 Funky Saving Tips":

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Winter is Coming. Is Your Home Ready?

Winter weather can be tough on homes and wallets. No matter where you live, there are things you can do to get your home ready for winter weather. The following tips will help you save money whether you rent or own.

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(Video) Should You Get an Ad Blocker?

The good and the bad about ad blockers: the software that removes ads and avoids malware and things. But is it all good?

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Shopping for Toys? Safety and Privacy Are Important Considerations

Do you do your homework before shopping for toys? Do you make sure that you are buying toys that are appropriate for the age of the child? Here are some tips to help you be an informed toy shopper.

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Before You Start Your Holiday Shopping Read These Tips

The holiday shopping season is here. Whether you plan to shop on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or wait until the last minute, these tips can help you be a smart shopper.

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(Video) Are Your Kids' Smart Toys Safe?

Toys that connect to the internet can be a danger to your kids’ privacy. Limit the risks, now.

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Reminder: It's Open Enrollment Time for Health Insurance

It's during this time of the year that you should enroll, re-enroll, or make changes to your health insurance plans for the coming year. This includes health insurance provided by your employer, health insurance you buy individually, and Medicare.

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(Video) Are You at Risk of Medical ID Theft?

Scammers could be using your ID for prescriptions, insurance claims, and much more. Stop them cold!

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