Tuesday, May 30

World-Wide Computer Hack: If Your Computer Runs on Windows, Read This Now

A global cyber-attack called the “WannaCry Virus” has hit over 150 countries, including the U.S.

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The Longest Vacation of Your Life

Do you want to do what you want, wherever and whenever you want, and money is not a problem? Would you like to go on the longest vacation of your life, and actually be able to afford it?

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Concerned About Your Privacy Online? Try These Tips

Everyday there seems to be another threat to your privacy online. Your privacy is threaten by advertisers and social media tracking you online, the collection of your browsing and search history by various sources, the collection of your data by Internet service providers (including your wireless provider) and many other methods that collect our personal information.

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VantageScore Announces Upcoming Changes. What You Need to Know.

Haven't heard of VantageScore? It is a credit scoring model that was created in 2006 by the big three credit bureaus, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, as an alternative to the better known FICO score from the Fair Isaac Corporation.

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Identity Thieves May Have Stolen Tax Info through FAFSA Tool

A rite of going to college is filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Anyone who has filled out the FAFSA knows how complicated it is. To help make it easier to fill out the form, the U.S. Department of Education created a Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) which could be used to retrieve the required tax information directly from the IRS.

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(Video) How to Spot a Fake Website?

Fake websites are drawing a lot of victims. Don't be one of them! Here’s how you spot those fake sites.

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The Dangers of Randomly Clicking Links (and Using 'Free' Services)

Randomly clicking links on the internet can get you in big trouble!

How? Ever heard of ransomware? Malware? Or of course the good old spyware and viruses?

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(Video) Is It Impossible Getting Teens to Save?

Getting in the savings habit early will change a teenager's life. FoolProof has some enjoyable tips to get that habit going, right now.

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How Do You Pay Your Bills? Online or Off.

We all have bills to pay. Whether it's the rent, mortgage, utilities, credit cards, or loans, bills must be paid in some way. Some people choose to write checks. Others pay online. Still others use a combination. What method works best for you?

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The Topic? Fake Health News, of Course.

FoolProofme.com features regular guest columns by the top consumer advocates in the USA. You may notice that these experts aren't shy when it comes to giving their opinion. We like that.



Dr. Ivan Oransky is a Distinguished Writer in Residence, New York University's Arthur Carter Journalism Institute. He is Co-Founder, Retraction Watch, Editor at Large, MedPage Today, and Vice President, Association of Health Care Journalist. Dr. Oransky is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Ivan Oransky has been doing his best to ferret out fake and questionable medical claims, and the stories behind them, for more than a decade. More on his pedigree later.

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