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My Data. Your Business.

When it comes to sharing personal information, inform yourself, demand better privacy and protect the data on your devices and in your communications, by using ...

Waiting for a Tax Refund? There is a Good Reason for Patience

One of the top reasons people file their taxes early is so they can get their refund more quickly, but this year taxpayers may need to have a bit more patience ...

Luxe Bloom: Planting Its Brand

Luxe Bloom transforms the floral marketplace with jaw-dropping rose arrangements that cater to an exclusive clientele. ...

A New Way to Steal Chip Card Information

The newest tool for stealing credit card info is a 'shimmer.' These hard-to-detect devices are able to record information from chip cards, including the PIN. ...

From Puppy Love to Heartbreak

Find out about the two popular puppy scams that have people disappointed this holiday season. ...

Be a Savvy Supporter this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Want to give wisely to Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October? Doing your research will ensure you're donating with confidence. ...

Scalping has Made Ticket Buying Trickier for Everyone

As venues begin to crack down on bots and ticket scalpers, individual buyers may be feeling the effects. ...

Presidential Election Provides Scammers With a New Opportunity

With the US presidential election happening in November, scammers are striking while the iron is hot. ...

Scammers Target Seniors with Fake Referendum Ballots

A new scam is targeting seniors, preying on fears that they could lose Social Security benefits. ...

How to "Freeze Out" Identity Theft

A security freeze locks down your credit reports, preventing identity thieves from establishing new lines of credit in your name. ...


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