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Holiday Shopping and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Identity Safe

Heading into the holiday shopping season, you are probably worried about the safety of your personal data as you pick up gifts and the other essentials this time of year. Who can blame you for worrying? Last November during the height of Black Friday holiday shopping, Target
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How to Avoid the Payday Loan Debt Cycle

Emergencies happen whether we plan for them or not — that's why they're called emergencies. When your car breaks down or an illness lands you in the doctor's office, your financial situation can go from precarious to dire in an instant. This is especially true for low-income
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Net Nanny vs. WebWatcher: Which is Best for Mobile Monitoring?

It seems that everyone these days owns a smartphone — even our children. With the Internet right at the tips of their fingers, it's a little concerning to think about what your children may be getting into when they’re using their smartphone or tablet. Although some may try
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Jimmy John's and Signature Systems Inc. Breach Confirmed

Sandwich lovers across the country, take heed: popular chain Jimmy John's has just confirmed it suffered a data breach over the summer. After an investigation, which began on July 30, 2014, the company announced on September 24th that more than 200 of its 2,000 stores nationwide were
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Social Media and Your Reputation: What You Need to Know

Did you do anything fun this weekend? Maybe you had a little too much fun at the after-work happy hour on Friday, and now the whole office knows because someone tagged you in a Facebook photo. Everyone likes to cut loose on the weekend, but what you
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What Are the Advantages of Self-Install Security Systems?

If you're in the market for a home security system, chances are you've come across high installation and equipment costs. There are a variety of services that require you to have their technicians come to your home to assess it for installation. After that, they’ll have their
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How to Use the Cloud to Become an Instagram Pro

If you're one of the nearly 200 million Instagram users looking to bolster your social media prowess, you may want to consider using the cloud to assist you in your social strategy. If you don’t already know, the cloud has many functions that can help you post
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4 Best Credit Cards to Use at the Supermarket

The cost of grocery shopping can add up quickly, especially if you have a family to take care of. If you’re a big spender at the supermarket, it might make sense to get some money back from your purchases. There are a few credit cards that offer
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What's the Best Way to Monitor Your Teen Online?

As a parent, you want to know what your child is doing at all times. With the way technology has advanced over the past several years, knowing what your child is up to also includes what they are doing and who they are interacting with online. It's
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How to Use Credit Cards Like the Wealthy

It seems like the wealthy wouldn't have a need for credit cards since they can pay for everything with cash, right? Well, the wealthy didn't get that way by leaving money on the table. They know that by using credit cards they can get big cash back
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