Monday, February 27

Dirt on Your Dirt-Bike

People are putting large dollar "toys" for sale on the internet.

Dirt bikes, boats, cars, etc. are sold on websites like ebay all the time. The sellers get responses via e-mail from prospective buyers.

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One Day Late On A Payment... Who Cares?!

No one cares, really. As long as you have a spare $1,200.

Who would possibly pay that?

You could, if you're one day late on some payments.

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A Bad Credit Score

Every part of your life pays for it.

So much of your life is ruled by your credit score, the number that tells the world whether credit bureaus think you are a good risk, or not.

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Guarantees

What if you put these real fine print statements into FoolProof language?

Zero Percent!*
For a limited number of months, then the rate goes up! If you pay late, the zero percent disappears, and the rate goes really up. And, oh, we can't tell you how many months you'll get zero percent until we send you the card and you can't back out.

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Looking for a Roommate?

One version of the Nigerian Scam occurs when some stranger tries to get you to wire back the change from his fraudulent check before it bounces.

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There's No Place to Hide!

Reprinted from BankRate.com with permission.

Sure, you're behind on some bills, but nobody deserves to be treated like this...

Badgering phone calls and threats, insults and outright lies—these are just a few of the unfair and illegal tactics that some debt collectors unleash on consumers. These rogue collectors don't represent the entire industry, but they are not uncommon.

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Credit Cards Gone Wild!

Here are a few of the many things one very major credit card company says in their "terms and conditions."

Nobody ever reads this stuff, but read it now! It will give you a chill on a hot day.

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FoolProof Education

FoolProof Education is a highly interactive, self-grading group of online lessons called "Modules." The Modules teach consumers of all ages about money, financial responsibility and the realities of the free enterprise system.

High School, College & Home School Curriculum

Closely aligned to the Common Core standards and state personal financial literacy requirements.

Educate Yourself, a Friend or Family Member

Choose from a wide variety of topics. Start and stop and continue at anytime.