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Why Do Most Stores Always Have a Sale?
Easy... So they can sell, sell, sell! Check out these marketing practices, right now. How many impulse buys are you making? You'll probably make 4…
Fact, Opinion, Misinformation, Fake News, DeepFakes. What's the Difference?
The internet has made an immense amount of information easily available to us. Yet not all of that information is reliable. Unreliable information can…
Are You Being Super-Marketed at the Grocery Store?
Supermarkets are super at marketing! Follow our tips so you don't fall for their tricks. Enjoy!
Make Healthy Skepticism a Habit! 10 Easy Steps to Improve Your Financial Habits
Recently, I found myself thinking of what the future may bring, and how the current pandemic will impact that. Right now, things are very uncertain fo…
Howard's In-Game Currency Scam
Ever since I was a child, my siblings and I would utilize our free time on a gaming website that we had been playing for years; it was called ROBLOX.Â…
Needs Vs. Wants: Getting Down and Dirty with That Budget
There's broke, and then there's "digging through your couch cushions for change to buy groceries" broke. I've been both more than once in my life, and…
What Makes a Source Trustworthy?
Fake News. Newsfeed bubbles. Partisanship. We hear a lot about bias these days, from just about every direction! Isn't it unavoidable? Bias just means…
Ripped Off Because of Your Secret Surveillance Score?
Many businesses use this score (with intimate details) to predetermine your consumer behavior. Reckon this is a way to profit from you, or what?
The Lowdown on Super Market-ing
The average American goes grocery shopping between 2-4 per week—is that true for you, too? When you shop, you come home with more products than…
Think Twice Before You One-Click Purchase
We all love ordering things on Amazon. They're typically cheaper than goods in a brick-and-mortar store, arrive quickly, and we can read lots of revie…
Beware of Offers to Improve Your Credit Score
We've all seen ads from companies that want to help you improve your credit score or to repair your credit. And there are scammers who use this type o…
Are You Being Manipulated?
Our tech knows how to manipulate our decisions on the web. So what can we do?
Can't Buy Me Happiness?!
Socialists call for a "society characterized by equal access to resources for all individuals". Multinationals are advertising more goods. Banks are s…
Google Adding More Choices for Managing Your Data
Google has begun rolling out two new choices for managing your data. You will now be able to choose to have your location history and web/app activity…
Are You Teaching Your Kids Bad Money Habits?
Your own spending habits teach your kids money habits, too. Show your kids you think before spending. Here are some unearthly tips to help your kid…
How "Paid" Kids Are Manipulating Kids Like Yours
This kid needs to talk to you. Now. It's about your kid's future. This is a Martian thing...
How to Talk to Your Kids About Advertising
Should marketers be shaping your kids' lives? We think not! Here's what to do...
How to Get Ripped Off when You Shop!
If you are interested in scams, then you'll love the little experiment that Target Stores recently pulled on customers. I say "experiment" since Targe…
Become a "FoolProof Skeptic", and Do it Right.
Make money, spend money: Gifts, groceries, housing, transportation, utilities, health, entertainment, and more. If you know the cycle of your life, yo…
The Holiday Shopping Season Has Begun! Plan Ahead with These Tips
The holiday shopping season is here. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just one day. Many retailers, online and off, offer deals for several…
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