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Charitable Giving: Why it may be good for you to do (and how to do it safely)

Did you know that helping other people is actually good for you? Charitable people are usually happier than uncharitable people, and that's a scientific fact.*

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Thinking of a Reverse Mortgage in Retirement? Facts to Consider

Have you seen or heard an ad for reverse mortgages? Did you find it interesting? In a recent study, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB),...

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Dating Online? Beware of Scams

Their Goal Is to Steal Your Money Millions of Americans are using online dating sites to meet people. While many people form successful relationships, unfortunately, others...

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Being Young; Being Bankrupt!

Are you ever in trouble with money? Ever have the feeling you can't get out of it? Well, you're not alone. Young people born between...

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Checked Your Credit Report Recently? Four Reasons to Do It Now

The information in your credit report affects many aspects of your financial well-being. It informs your credit score, which affects your ability to borrow money...

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Do You Check Your "Specialty" Consumer Reports Annually?

Most consumers know that they should check each of their credit reports from the big three credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion once a...

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Peer Pressure? Choose Yourself!

We often associate peer pressure with grade school and being a teenager. However, as we get older peer pressure doesn't go away. It evolves, often...

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Donating to the Nepal Relief Effort? Watch out for Scams.

The pictures from the devastating earthquake in Nepal and the Katmandu Valley have many people wanting to help. Charities and relief organizations are asking for...

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Have Student Loan Debt? Six Tips to Pay It Off Faster

Debt from student loans for higher education is now the largest category of debt in the U.S. As of December 2014, over 43 million borrowers...

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What is Renters Insurance and Should I Get It?

Well, let's start with an example of how insurance works: Life is filled with risks. You might fall off your skateboard and break an arm. Or,...

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Traveling? Think Twice Before Using Your Hotel's Wi-Fi

When traveling do you use the hotel's Wi-Fi? If so, you should think carefully before you use it on your next trip. Hackers are using...

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Arm Yourself Against Fraud Directed at Seniors

Some of today's most popular financial frauds tend to target older adults. Why? Like the old bank robber said, because that's where the money is....

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IRS Calling? No! It's a Scam. Here's What to Do.

Near the top of the IRS's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams are phone calls from criminals impersonating IRS agents. In these calls, the...

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Living Paycheck to Paycheck? 7 Tips for Saving More Now

Are you or your family living right up to your income? Or perhaps you are going a bit beyond your income to make ends meet—running...

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What Do You Need to Know About Health Care Data Breaches?

Data breaches involving health care providers (labs, doctor offices, hospitals, clinics) and health insurance companies have been on the increase. For example, earlier this year,...

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Spotting Money-Flipping Scams on Social Networks!

As if the lack of privacy on social networks isn't bad enough, there is something else that may be worse. You could lose a lot...

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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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