There’s a New Girlfriend on the Block, AARP launches Newest E-Newsletter
Nowadays, you’re lucky to find a publication that really gets you. Millennial women have Buzzfeed and Refinery 29 and Boomer women have AARP The Magazine. But for the Gen X Woman, the search may not be easy.
Four Ways to Watch Your Wi-Fi
Although some 84 percent of American adults who use the Internet access it on a daily basis, new AARP research finds that many continue to engage in risky online behaviors — especially at free Wi-Fi hot spots that are potential hotbeds for computer hacking.
Airline Facebook Scams
Airline ticket scams are flying high once again. In recent weeks scammer-run campaigns on Facebook have spoofed several airlines – including JetBlue, Virgin, United and Delta – in promising free flights (and with Delta, merchandise and cash prizes, too).
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Lucky me. Turns out I’m entitled to receive $3,200 in “free” government money. The reason, the caller explained: “Because you always file your IRS taxes on time.”
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Frank Sinatra would have turned 100 on Dec. 12 of this year, but even if you played three of his recordings every day from now till then, you wouldn’t come close to exhausting his songbook: The best estimates suggest the Chairman of the Board recorded about 1,000 different songs in the studio.
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Groundhog Day has come and gone. Winter's still here. You're paying holiday bills. Here are a few inexpensive ideas to keep you going until spring.
Tech support scammer
While some 750 documented data breaches and the hacking of 160 million personal and business and government payment records dominated the news in 2014, the prime calling cards of scammers trying to steal your hard-earned money were intimidation and fear. Here’s how the scams work:
Free pizza
You’ve heard it before: “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”
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Many freebies come at a cost. And with unsolicited offers for supposedly free medical supplies and services, it’s often identity theft.
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