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Need to Know: How to Spot Online Scams

by Barbara J. Feldman November 23, 2007

Introduction Some online scams are poorly executed and obvious to most people. You may have come across a pop-up screen telling you that you have won some prize and simply moved on with what you were doing, closing the screen in passing. Which ones of these pop-up offers are legitimate is hard to say exactly, […]

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Fun Online Shopping = Safe Online Shopping

by Barbara J. Feldman November 22, 2007

Introduction Shopping for gifts for others (or yourself) online can be fun and exciting. With almost unlimited possibilities as to what sorts of products and price-ranges available there are very few things that online vendors do not offer. Unfortunately, virtually unlimited online shopping possibilities comes with some risks. When you do business with online vendors […]

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Secure Online Shopping with Your Credit Card

by Barbara J. Feldman July 10, 2007

Identity theft and credit card fraud are crimes that many of us are well aware of. With more and more opportunities to buy and sell online, it becomes more likely that a motivated thief could take advantage of us. Luckily there are things you can do to keep your credit card information safe when using […]

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How Safe Is Your Credit Card Online?

by Barbara J. Feldman July 10, 2007

We have all heard stories about the lengths that credit card companies will go to in order to get more customers. There are purchasing rewards, low introductory rates and payment plans. Underage children have even been offered credit cards. But it doesn’t stop there; even Alan Greenspan once testified before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee […]

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