February 2013

Bargain or Trap?
Take this quiz from Kiplinger.com to see if you can pick out the true bargains.

"Bait and Switch" Coupon Scams Promise Savings, Deliver Spam
These tips from the Better Business Bureau will help you avoid sharing your personal information with scammers.

Top 10 Tips to Protect Your Privacy
These tips from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse will help you protect your personal information and privacy.

Online Reviews and Recommendations
Check out this video which provides tips on checking out online reviews and recommendations.

January 2013

Sharing Information: A Day in Your Life
This video shows how much information about your everyday activities is being collected by businesses.

How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure
Here are tips that can help you keep your personal information safe online and off.

Smartphone Privacy: YouTube Video and Tips for Consumers
Check out this video and tips for protecting the data on your smartphone.

In 2013, it's lights out for the 75-watt incandescent
This article describes possible replacements for the phased out bulb.

December 2012

National Traffic and Road Closure Information
This site is a quick way to find information about traffic conditions around the nation.

Holiday Travel Tips for Safe Holiday Travel
Whether you're driving or flying, check out these tips.

safeshopping.org's Online Shopping Tips
These tips will help you shop safely online not only during the holiday season but year-round.

Holiday Shopping Tips
These tips from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) can help you spot common shopping scams.

November 2012

Know your card
Visit this one-stop site for using credit, debit, prepaid and gift cards wisely and safely. From Consumer Action.

Boosters improve: Most new seats provide good belt fit
Here are the latest booster seat recommendations from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Take Control of Your Medical Information: Personal Health Records and Your Privacy
Check out these tips for using personal health records while protecting your privacy.

Saving money with a click!
Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine reviews five free must have apps.

October 2012

Protect yourself from the latest scams
This article from Consumer Reports describes investment, mortgage, Internet, and other kinds of fraud that are on the rise.

The Smartphone Data Diet
Here are some tips from SmartMoney on how to save on your wireless bill.

How to Find a Real Deal at Outlet Malls
These tips from Kiplinger.com can help you make sure you get the most for your money.

Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips
These low and no cost tips from Energy.gov can help you save money and energy.

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