FoolProof for Middle & High Schools
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Streaming, Cable, Satellite, or Antenna? How Do You Watch TV?
There are many ways to view TV shows, sports, live events, and movies in your home: cable TV, satellite, antenna, and streaming services. Most of us u…
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…
Hacked on Social Media?
Are you unknowingly bombarding friends with random tweets with dark links? Sharing pictures and clickbait links on Instagram without your knowledge? I…
Can You Flourish in a Gig Economy?
I'm sure you've heard of the term "gig economy", but do you know what it is? Or—perhaps more importantly—how it may impact you and your (f…
Maximizing Rebate Cards and Gift Cards
Gift cards are very popular presents. They are a convenient and great way to ensure the recipient gets exactly what they want! Gift cards are also a p…
How to Safeguard Your Digital Valuables
Hackers breaking into your online accounts can cost you thousands of dollars. So how do you protect yourself?
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…
New Cell Phone Scam: SIM Swapping, a.k.a. Porting!
Scammers have found a new, sneaky way to use your personal details to steal your identity and your money. It’s called "SIM swapping", or perhaps bet…
Fed Up with Robocalls?
How many robocalls do you receive every day? Many of us receive numerous calls a day. While there are legitimate reasons to use recorded or automated …
Buying without Plastic
That’s right, we now have the e-wallet. Sounds great, right? However, they can be prone to scams. Here is everything you need to know.
My Past Money Mistakes and My Future Hopes
Hi, I'm Rachel. I spent a lot of my youth struggling to survive, and making a lot of bad choices along the way. Even to this day I'm not personally in…
Financial Products You Should Avoid!
Recently, I was asked to weigh in as an expert on "what financial products consumers should avoid", as part of an article on the WalletHacks website. …
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…
Your Smartphone. Attacked.
Your smartphone—right now—is probably the focus of scammers and hackers. Fraudsters who used to focus on attacking your PC are now a lot …
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…
Beware of Phishing Phone Calls
Phishing scams using emails, texts, and websites have been around for years. Telephone-based phishing scams have been around for years, too. The phon…
Wanna Go on the Longest Vacation of Your Life?
Great. Save money every month—start early (now is almost too late)—and compound interest is going to help you to be able to retire (and take tha…
Are Payment Apps Safe?
Not a lot of people carry cash around these days. And the good old plastic card is also becoming old school. For many people, "contactless" payments …
Is Your Job Future Proof?
Society is changing, and so is technology. Do you know what jobs and skills will be needed in the (near) future?