Black Friday Shopping Tips

Thanksgiving weekend marks the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season; Consumer Reports offers advice to help you get the best deals the day after Thanksgiving and all throughout the holiday season. Use these Black Friday shopping tips to help keep frustration – and overspending – to a minimum. Start early. Black Friday has transformed…

Is Equifax Calling?

Have you spoken to someone claiming to be calling on behalf of Equifax? If you have, chances are you spoke with a scammer looking to steal your personal information.

Weigh the options before co-signing a student loan

Getting a private loan will likely require a co-signer for students with little credit history. Anyone can co-sign if they meet the credit requirements, but guaranteeing someone else’s loan comes with risks.

Beware of “Free Wi-Fi” scams

When traveling this summer, double check before connecting your laptop, tablet, or smartphone to free Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces. It may be labeled something non-specific like “Free Public Wi-Fi.”

Protecting your identity on summer vacation

When you’re away on vacation you tend to think about protecting your home, but you should also do the same for your identity. According to the Federal Trade Commission, travelers tend to do things that make them more vulnerable to identify theft

Burrito chain hit with data breach

If you visited at Chipotle or Pizzeria Locale between March 24, 2017, and April 18, 2017, your credit card information may have been compromised, according to a press release issued by Chipotle.

Protecting your company from small business scams

From finances to marketing, being a small business owner means you’ll have to know the ins and outs of your company. Whether it’s keeping track of your monthly expenses or your business website, a good owner will keep tabs on what is affecting his or her business. But what happens if you receive a invoice…