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Take 5 Steps to Protect Your Privacy and Financial Information

Identity theft and fraud targeting your financial information and well-being continue to increase. In its latest figures, the Federal Trade Commission reported a 47% percent...

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Millennials: All About (Your) Credit

I'm betting that you know what credit is: an arrangement for you to pay for something at a later date. "Okay, gimme the car today,...

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It's Holiday Time. Don't Let Your Guard Down

It's holiday time and for most people, their security and privacy are not foremost in their thoughts. Yet many hazards and threats are more prevalent...

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What You Should Know About the New Broadband Privacy Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted rules that require broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to protect the privacy of their customers. The new rules...

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With the Holiday Shopping Season Upon Us, Beware of Fake Apps

With more and more people using mobile devices for shopping, scammers have turned to apps to target consumers. Fake retail and product apps have been...

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Gotcha! Invisible Advertising Targets You (Some More)

Remember our video and articles about "Invisible" or Native Advertising a couple of months ago? You know, the move by advertisers to trick us into...

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What You Should Know About the Internet of Things & DDoS Attacks

On October 21st, many people had trouble accessing dozens of popular websites and services as a result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that targeted...

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Credit Report Errors Can Ding Your Wallet and Life! What to Do

Errors in the information on your credit reports can hurt your financial and personal life. Errors can lower your credit score, resulting in paying higher...

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Don't Get Caught by This Fake IRS Tax Form Scam

There is a new scam that is sending people fake tax forms related to the Affordable Care Act. It may come by email or by...

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Internet of Things: All of Your Devices Are at Risk of Scammers, Malware, ID Theft, Etc.

You already know that your home is becoming one big connected digital environment, right? For example, you can now set room temperatures at home from work,...

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5 Things You Probably Don't Know About Renters Insurance

Two months ago my fiance' and I entered our home to find a torrential downpour occurring in our bedroom. It was absolutely awful. We aren't...

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Beware of Two Popular Ways to Finance a Home with Poor Credit

Owning a home is the American Dream. In fact, most renters in a recent survey indicated that they’d like to buy a home. But the...

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What Everyone Should Do as a Result of the Yahoo Breach

Yahoo announced on September 22 that user account information associated with at least 500 million accounts was stolen in late 2014. The information stolen may...

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Facebook User? Be Alert for These Scams

With millions of daily users, Facebook has become an effective way for scammers to find victims. There are many scams and variations. Most are after...

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FoolProof's Top 238 Money Mistakes to Avoid in College

If we wanted to, we could probably come up with hundreds of ways college students throw away money. I know. I made a lot of...

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Medical ID Theft: What Do You Need to Know?

Medical identity theft is a fast growing type of identity theft. It is the use of your name and/or your health insurance information, including your...

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Consumer Guides

Mortgage Guide

Mortgage Guide

A home is the biggest investment most people make. The FoolProof Mortgage Guide will help you understand the process of financing your  home. Whether or not you consider a mortgage with us, read this guide!

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RV Guide

RV Guide

A home on wheels! Who needs hotels? Who needs restaurants?  The FoolProof RV Guide helps you find the right RV at the right price.

 

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Car Buying Guide

Car Buying Guide

Did you know a dealer or online auto service can sell or lease you a new  set of wheels for exactly what the dealer paid the manufacturer and  still make $500 to $1,500 on just the car itself?  Read on to find out more.

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Home Buying Guide

Home Buying Guide

Home ownership is a huge financial step.  The FoolProof Home Buying Guide can help you plan for the total process whether you are a first time home buyer or a veteran.

 

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Boat Guide

Boat Guide

If you’ve ever gunned the engine of any watercraft, whether it’s a ten-foot dingy or a thirty-foot cruiser, you know how exhilarating boating can be.  This guide will show you how to purchase one!

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Privacy Rights

Privacy Rights

Every worry about identity theft?  Worry about the dangers of the web? Mind if I read your private emails or browse  through your medical records? This section takes you into the scary  world of privacy and identity theft.

 

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Fifty Plus Guide

Fifty Plus Guide

This guide is filled with resources for adults as they pass fifty and look forward to enjoying their "empty nest" and retirement years.

 

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Remar's Report

Remar's Report

Remar Sutton has been a leading consumer advocate in America for over twenty-five years, and is your independent consumer spokesperson.

 

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Gen Y with Will

Gen Y with Will

Will deHoo has been a leading consumer advocate for young people in America since 2003 and is the person responsible for the excellent “FoolProof” financial education program.

 

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Drew's News

Drew's News

Twice a month, Drew Guthrie will bring breaking news directly to you on this website.

 

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