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Avoid Card Skimming Scams

March 11, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s National Consumer Protection Week ,and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is proud to join the effort to educate consumers and businesses from becoming victims of fraud and scams. National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions. NCPW.gov [...]

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Resolve to Save More of Your Money in 2013

January 15, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) Two of the most commonly made and commonly broken New Year’s resolutions are saving money and paying off debt. These are promises we all seem to make to ourselves every year with every intention of seeing through. But somehow, we wind up in the same spot we were before. So how can you make [...]

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Five Tips to Boost Your Retirement Readiness

January 10, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) In challenging financial times, it can be difficult to pay bills today, let alone save for the future. In fact, a recent survey conducted by Lincoln Financial Group found that 72 percent of Americans say that the state of the economy is making it challenging for them to stay on track with their retirement [...]

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13 Ways to Save in 2013

January 2, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Spending less and saving more money are among the top goals on typical New Year’s resolution lists. Heavy holiday spending coupled with potential tax hikes from the fiscal cliff make these goals even more important in 2013. To help, here are 13 easy ways to save more in 2013. 1. Dine Out Less Have you [...]

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Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List

December 13, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets The holidays are filled with temptation to go overboard with spending. Financial expert Eric Tyson offers advice on how to manage your holiday spending. The holidays are upon us, bringing all those personal and family images and sensations we [...]

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8 Life Lessons to Use on Cyber Monday

November 25, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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When it comes to doorbuster deals and massive discounts, Cyber Monday is on the safer side of holiday shopping. Since you don’t have to leave the house, there’s little risk of a pepper-spray attack from crazies clamoring for the last Furby. Despite the relative safety, Cyber Monday is an event that requires some preparation. Without [...]

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How to Spot Pinkwashing

October 22, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Every October, thousands of products display the pink ribbon or pink packaging in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While many of these products have a real tie to breast cancer charities, other pink-labeled products can be described as a form of “pinkwashing,” and provide very limited benefit to charities, if any at all. [...]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Apartment Hunting

September 19, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Whether you are a student looking for a place to live or your job has transplanted you somewhere new, searching for an apartment can be a daunting task. Before signing any lease, make sure you read through the terms carefully and understand your responsibilities as an apartment tenant. Make [...]

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8 Unique Ways to Save on Dorm Room Necessities

July 31, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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This year’s crop of freshman is already gearing up for their first taste of college life. A main component of all that mad preparation is buying the basic necessities to outfit a dorm room. Some are happy to just throw twin-bed sheets, desk lamp and laptop into a box and call it a day. Others, [...]

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Midsummer Savings: What to Buy in July

July 13, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Thanks to Independence Day, you can find great deals on pretty much everything as retailers clamour to grab your attention away from the barbeque. Still, if you prefer to keep it mellow this Wednesday and avoid the crowds, there’s plenty of time for savings later this month. Consider the following advice and enjoy great savings [...]

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Obama Not Offering to Pay Your Utility Bills

July 9, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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A new scam has arisen claiming President Obama will pay your utility bills through a new federal program. Sounds great, but really? How the Scam Works: Consumers have been contacted in person and through fliers, social media and text messages with claims that President Obama is providing credits or applying payments to utility bills. To [...]

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Avoid Cell Phone Bill Surprises

July 7, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The Better Business Bureau Advises Consumers To Use Data Limit Features To Avoid Cell Phone Bill Surprises Popular games, music downloads and online surfing can run up cell phone bills in a hurry. Consumers can avoid big bills by learning to set limits on data usage for themselves and any teens or children who have [...]

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