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Searching for a Facebook Customer Service Number? Don't.

Have you ever searched for a customer service number online? NPR's All Tech Considered while working on a story decided to search for Facebook Customer...

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It's Tax Time Again. These Tips Can Help.

Tax season. For many people those words mean it's time to complete an unpopular task. So whether you like to get this chore done as...

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7 Simple Steps to the Best Checking Account

Life is a lot easier if you have a checking account. You can store your money, you get a debit card that is linked to...

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Turning 65 This Year? It’s Time to Sign Up for Medicare

Are you turning 65 this year? Is a parent or grandparent? One important task to take care of in the months around that 65th birthday...

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Google's New Privacy Policy; You May Want To Become Invisible

With Google's new privacy policy in place (June 2016), the company will now combine their huge database of web browser data (your Google searches) with...

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Another Yahoo! Data Breach. Over a Billion Users Affected.

Yahoo announced on December 14, 2016, that a major data breach occurred in 2013 which affected over 1 billion accounts. This breach is larger and...

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Is Paying Down Debt a 2017 Resolution? Tips for Success

Besides winter storms, January tends to bring post-holiday bills. For many people, that also brings New Year's resolutions to pay down the debt they have...

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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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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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