The Pros and Cons of Gift Cards and Prepaid Cards

The universal appeal of cash makes it a popular gift choice for many, especially those that have put off shopping until the last minute. But consumers who want to gift cash for the holidays should also consider gift cards and general-purpose reloadable prepaid cards. If cash is lost, it’s gone for good; but many general-purpose…

FTC: Be careful when buying World Cup tickets

In the summer of 2018, one of the world’s most popular sporting events will kickoff in Russia. The 2018 FIFA World Cup is expected to bring thousands of people from all over the world and buying match tickets is a highly coveted item. However, before spending your hard earned cash on a ticket, the Federal…

Home product discounts you’ll fall for in October

Take advantage of the cooler weather and money-saving deals available this month to do home spruce-ups. According to Consumer Reports, household items such as mattresses, interior paint and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are on deep discount throughout the month of October.

Don’t get blinded by an eclipse scam

The solar eclipse is less than a week away and will be visible to all of North America. But big events mean big opportunities for scammers and unscrupulous businesses.

Jump into spring with a healthy clean

Spring has sprung, so show your home some love and give it a thorough cleaning! A good deep cleaning can improve your home’s air quality and your health by eliminating dust and other allergens that gathered over winter.

Looking for a home? Beware of deceptive mortgage ads

Are you looking to purchase your dream home? Chances are you’ve seen a couple of mortgage ads promising low rates or payments. But just because an offer seems perfect, it doesn’t mean it can’t have some flaws