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Selling on Facebook Marketplace? Beware of Fake Venmo Emails
30 August 2023 |

Selling on Facebook Marketplace? Beware of Fake Venmo Emails

Scammers are sending fake Venmo emails to Facebook Marketplace sellers in an attempt to steal login information and money.

Citibank Text Message Scam: Locked Debit Card Alert Is Fake
10 February 2023 |

Citibank Text Message Scam: Locked Debit Card Alert Is Fake

If you've received a locked debit card text message from Citibank, it's likely a scam. Don't click on the link and delete the text message.

Real Chase Fraud Text Alert or Scam Message?
10 February 2023 |

Real Chase Fraud Text Alert or Scam Message?

If you receive a text message from Chase Bank, don't click on any links or call the phone number listed—it could be a scam designed to steal your information and money.

Amex Fraud Text Alert Scams: Spotting a Fraud
10 February 2023 |

Amex Fraud Text Alert Scams: Spotting a Fraud

If you receive a text message from American Express, don't click on any links or call the phone number listed—it could be a scam designed to steal your information and money.

Fake Verizon Text Messages: How to Avoid a Scam
10 February 2023 |

Fake Verizon Text Messages: How to Avoid a Scam

Verizon may send you text messages from time to time with account updates or data usage alerts, but beware—most of these aren't really from Verizon but scammers.

Get an Unexpected Delivery Alert? It May be a UPS Text Scam
10 February 2023 |

Get an Unexpected Delivery Alert? It May be a UPS Text Scam

Scammers are using SMS messages to send fake alerts to customers regarding a package delivery. Here's what to know about this scam.

Venmo Text Scam: Don't Fall For These Fake Messages
10 February 2023 |

Venmo Text Scam: Don't Fall For These Fake Messages

If you received a text from Venmo with a link to verify a payment or deposit, or are asked to complete a survey in exchange for money, it may be a scam.

Truist Text Alert: How to Identify a Real Text from a Scam
10 February 2023 |

Truist Text Alert: How to Identify a Real Text from a Scam

You may think that that Truist have sent you a text alert about your account. Here's how to check if it is actually a scam.

Wait! That Walmart Giveaway Text May be a Scam!
10 February 2023 |

Wait! That Walmart Giveaway Text May be a Scam!

Fake texts are being sent to consumers claiming a hefty sum is waiting for them on a Walmart gift card, but falling for this scam puts you at risk of identity theft.

Received an Amazon OTP Text? It Could Be a Scam
10 February 2023 |

Received an Amazon OTP Text? It Could Be a Scam

If you received an Amazon OTP text message out of the blue, it could be a sign that someone else is trying to log into your account.

Guides Relating to Home and Living

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10 Best AeroPress Accessories for Ultimate Coffee Lovers

10 Best AeroPress Accessories for Ultimate Coffee Lovers

Coffee lovers, this one's for you. If you have an AeroPress, here are some of the best accessories you'll want to get your hands on so you can get more enjoyment out of your morning brew.

Permanent Daylight Savings Time: What Does It Mean For Us?
15 April 2022 |

Permanent Daylight Savings Time: What Does It Mean For Us?

On March 15, 2022, a bill was passed by the Senate that would make daylight savings permanent should it be passed into legislation. Here's everything you need to know about the bill and what it means for us.

Solar Panel Maintenance: What You Should & Shouldn't Do
14 April 2022 |

Solar Panel Maintenance: What You Should & Shouldn't Do

Maintaining your solar panels isn't as time-consuming or complicated as you may think. However, this all depends on your house and location.

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How to Tell if Nikes Are Fakes: From Tags to the Stitching
29 February 2024 |

How to Tell if Nikes Are Fakes: From Tags to the Stitching

Nike is one of the biggest brands targeted by counterfeiters and scammers - be extra careful with Nike products from non-official retailers as you could end up with a fake

Funeral Homes & Prices - What Are The Costs & Your Rights?
18 February 2024 |

Funeral Homes & Prices - What Are The Costs & Your Rights?

Average prices from funeral homes range between $8k to $14k and consumers are meant to be protected by a 'Funeral Rule' - what are your consumer rights?

News Relating to Home and Living

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Urgent CDC Warning: Eye Drops Linked to 3 Deaths, Loss of Vision
22 March 2023 |

Urgent CDC Warning: Eye Drops Linked to 3 Deaths, Loss of Vision

The CDC is warning eye drops users of a rare bacterial infection from 2 brands of eye drops. The infection is resistant to antibiotics and has resulted in the loss of vision, loss of eyeballs and the death of 3 patients.

Banks May Refund More Zelle Scam Victims in 2023

Banks May Refund More Zelle Scam Victims in 2023

Zelle scams have reached a serious volume. New reports suggest that banks are looking at new refund protections for customers in 2023.

Optus Data Breach - One of the Worst Cyberattacks in Australia
10 October 2022 |

Optus Data Breach - One of the Worst Cyberattacks in Australia

Hackers have gained access to 9.8 million customer records from Optus in Australia, exposing personal information such as driver licence, medicare and passport details.

Roe vs. Wade Overturned: Abortion Rights in Your State

Roe vs. Wade Overturned: Abortion Rights in Your State

Find out what the overturning of Roe vs. Wade means for abortion rights in your state.

Searches for "COVID Vaccine 5G" Hit All-Time High, But Microchips Definitely Not in Vaccine
2 February 2022 |

Searches for "COVID Vaccine 5G" Hit All-Time High, But Microchips Definitely Not in Vaccine

The number of people searching for the term "COVID vaccine 5G" on Google has just hit an all-time high, but there's one way to be sure that there are no microchips.