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How to make some serious extra cash with focus groups
How to make some serious extra cash with focus groups Jobs & Military March 8, 2017
If you want to bring in extra money without a long-term commitment, then you might want to look into participating in a…
Warning: New Apple ID scam will give hackers access to your account, device
Warning: New Apple ID scam will give hackers access to your account, device Mobile & Electronics March 3, 2017
For whatever reason, smartphones have caused people to let their guard down -- and scammers are taking advantage of the…
HHGregg faces lawsuit over incentive bonuses from 70 managers
HHGregg faces lawsuit over incentive bonuses from 70 managers Insurance February 28, 2017
HHGregg is in the news a lot these days, but here's a story about the beleaguered retailer that you're probably…
Don’t ‘like’ a post or page on Facebook without reading this first
Don’t ‘like’ a post or page on Facebook without reading this first Mobile & Electronics February 27, 2017
We've all seen a lot of emotional posts and images on Facebook -- and it's almost second nature for many people to 'like'…
Warning: Massive data leak may have exposed your personal info from thousands of sites
Warning: Massive data leak may have exposed your personal info from thousands of sites Mobile & Electronics February 25, 2017
Another day, another data breach -- and this time it involves a security flaw found in a major web services…
How to make sure someone doesn’t steal your tax refund
How to make sure someone doesn’t steal your tax refund Money & Credit February 23, 2017
Americans taxpayers are too lax about identity theft, according to CyberScout. Read more: 2017 estimated tax refund schedule Don't fall prey…
The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing
The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing Money & Credit February 23, 2017
If you're using online tax-prep software to file your returns, I want you to be sure you don't do it…
Watch out for this JetBlue scam on Facebook
Watch out for this JetBlue scam on Facebook Travel February 17, 2017
The scammers are it again and this time they've got the crosshairs on unsuspecting Facebook users lured in by the…
Yahoo warns users that their email accounts may have been hacked, again
Yahoo warns users that their email accounts may have been hacked, again Mobile & Electronics February 16, 2017
For the third time in less than six months, Yahoo is warning users that their email accounts may have been…
Busted: Money mule for fake IRS phone scammers in India faces FTC heat
Busted: Money mule for fake IRS phone scammers in India faces FTC heat Scams & Rip-Offs February 16, 2017
Finally! A Florida-based man who worked overtime with overseas scammers to get your money is getting what he deserves... Read…
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones Money & Credit February 16, 2017
Readers of People magazine were recently wowed by the touching story of a California man who cared for his elderly…
Every three hours, an online dater gets scammed
Every three hours, an online dater gets scammed Scams & Rip-Offs February 15, 2017
In today's digitally-connected world, online dating has become more popular than ever. In fact, more than 15% of American adults say…
Warning: 5 Valentine’s Day scams your wallet will NOT love!
Warning: 5 Valentine’s Day scams your wallet will NOT love! Scams & Rip-Offs February 14, 2017
Valentine’s Day is a popular time for people who are hoping to find love online. But while you might be looking…
Warning: Scammers are using text messages to steal your bank info
Warning: Scammers are using text messages to steal your bank info Scams & Rip-Offs February 7, 2017
Mobile text alerts are a convenient way to stay on top of your balance, deposits, payments and suspicious activity on your…
Warning: These fake iPhone shopping apps look just like the real thing
Warning: These fake iPhone shopping apps look just like the real thing Scams & Rip-Offs February 3, 2017
Hundreds of fake iPhone retail apps have started appearing in the Apple App…
Looking for Facebook customer service help? Don’t call this number!
Looking for Facebook customer service help? Don’t call this number! Mobile & Electronics February 1, 2017
Facebook now has nearly 1.8 billion active users, and counting -- so how could the social media giant possibly keep up…
How to prevent credit card fraud from happening to you
How to prevent credit card fraud from happening to you Credit & Debit Cards February 1, 2017
We have new security features on our credit cards, but are they actually working? And what can we do to…
This iPhone scam is tricking people into handing over their Apple ID and password
This iPhone scam is tricking people into handing over their Apple ID and password Mobile & Electronics January 31, 2017
If you or someone you know has an iPhone, there’s a new version of a classic phishing scam that Clark…
Warning: If you get this phone call, do not answer ‘yes’
Warning: If you get this phone call, do not answer ‘yes’ Scams & Rip-Offs January 30, 2017
You answer the phone and the person on the other end says, 'can you hear me?' Seems harmless -- in…
Never order anything from these online retailers
Never order anything from these online retailers Mobile & Electronics January 27, 2017
If something seems too good to be true… In the past few years, several online clothing retailers have popped up,…
3 ways to avoid tax fraud
3 ways to avoid tax fraud Money & Credit January 26, 2017
Tax season has arrived — and unfortunately, that means scammers are on the prowl! So what do you need to know…
The key to preventing tax return identity theft is…
The key to preventing tax return identity theft is… Money & Credit January 26, 2017
Thinking about putting off filing your taxes for several more weeks? There's a compelling reason why you might not want…
The $14 car rental junk fee that’s so easy to avoid
The $14 car rental junk fee that’s so easy to avoid Cars January 26, 2017
Next time you're renting a car, be sure you're not being charged a refueling junk fee even after you refill…
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever Scams & Rip-Offs January 25, 2017
I got a text from a friend of mine telling me about four phone calls he has received lately -- all claiming…
List: 44 Android apps infected with malware made their way to the Google Play store
List: 44 Android apps infected with malware made their way to the Google Play store Mobile & Electronics January 25, 2017
If you downloaded any camera apps recently from the Google Play store, you'll want to check to make sure they're…
Former Wells Fargo employees: Customers blamed and charged for bank’s mortgage delays
Former Wells Fargo employees: Customers blamed and charged for bank’s mortgage delays Money & Credit January 24, 2017
The Wells Fargo saga continues --with the latest report claiming customers were forced to pay hefty fees associated with mortgage delays,…
Warning: This is not the utility company calling you!
Warning: This is not the utility company calling you! Scams & Rip-Offs January 24, 2017
A financially devastating utility scam that Clark warned you about a couple of years ago is back this winter -- and…
Western Union agrees to pay $586M after agents helped thieves process fraud payments
Western Union agrees to pay $586M after agents helped thieves process fraud payments Money & Credit January 20, 2017
Consumers who think they were affected by fraud perpetrated by Western Union agents should visit the Department of Justice’s victim website to…
Warning: New Gmail scam is tricking people into handing over their info to criminals
Warning: New Gmail scam is tricking people into handing over their info to criminals Mobile & Electronics January 17, 2017
If you have a Gmail account, you need to be aware of a scary new scam that's tricking people into…
Warning: This Netflix email requesting your info is a scam that will steal your money
Warning: This Netflix email requesting your info is a scam that will steal your money Scams & Rip-Offs January 16, 2017
While criminals are finding new ways to target consumers every day, there's one type of scam that continues to work over and…
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