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February 2017

In this Brain Food we highlight several Tax Tips video podcasts about out-of-pocket deductions, deducting state sales tax, and deducting student-loan interest paid by your parents from Kiplinger.com.

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Equifax and TransUnion Fined $23 Million for Misrepresenting Credit Products

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

January 4, 2017

Credit Score

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Deutsche Bank Agrees $7.2bn Penalty with US Regulators

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

December 23, 2016

Mortgages

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CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising

Three Companies Cited for Falsely Claiming Consumers Could Not Lose Their Homes

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

December 7, 2016

Mortgages

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January 2017

In this Brain Food we highlight several 30-Second Privacy Fix video podcasts about using a 6-digit PIN, covering your webcam, and using two-factor authentication from Consumer Reports.

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December 2016

In this Brain Food we highlight podcasts about 10 items to always buy used, 16 ways to lower you energy bill, and security issues at public cell phone charging stations from Clark Howard.

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Comcast Fined $2.3 Million For Improperly Charging Customers

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

October 11, 2016

Improper Charges

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CFPB Orders LendUp to Pay $3.63 Million for Failing to Deliver Promised Benefits

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

September 27, 2016

Loans

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CFPB Fines Titlemax Parent Company $9 Million for Luring Consumers Into More Costly Loans

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

September 26, 2016

Loans

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November 2016

In this Brain Food we highlight podcasts about the biggest money mistakes we make, online credit card fraud, and anti-fraud technology for ATMs from WSJ Your Money Matters.

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    FoolProof's Business Hall of Shame

    A business ultimately watches out for its bottom line, not yours. That pressure for profit means even a good company can make bad decisions.

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