Tips & Guides
Why privacy matters – even if you’ve got nothing to hide
It’s not just your privacy that’s at risk - it’s your safety and security too.
The dangers of debit cards
Your checking account can be wiped out in minutes; a much better option is a debit card on a secondary account without much money in it
Is this text, or call, or email, a scam?
How to stop robocalls and robotexts and avoid scams
The FCC is poised to pass new rules on robotexts.
Medical bills and your consumer rights
You, Inc.: It all starts with you
Fraud was the biggest complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission in 2022. We look at the most common types of fraud and offer tips on how you can avoid becoming one of those statistics.
Using a moving broker or unethical mover could lead to your property being stolen
More and more consumers encounter movers who demand a significantly higher payment than they were quoted. Or the mover steals their property and fences it.
A quick guide to credit freezes and protecting yourself from identity theft
It can be confusing staying on top of the different ways to protect yourself from identity theft. Our recommendation is simple: get credit freezes.
How to handle airline woes, from cancelations to refunds to lost bags
Here are tips to solve problems -- or avoid them in the first place