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Scams To Avoid This Holiday Season

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With not that many weeks before Christmas, shoppers in stores and online are spending lots of dollars to make their holiday a sweet one. 593 more words


Activity idea: Teaching Students to Be Savvy

Consumer Reports published their Naughty and Nice List for 2014.  It called out companies who had run-ins with regulators due to practices that can be best be described as anti-consumer:  Here’s a sample: 126 more words

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Online Shopping Safety Tips From The Drexel Cybersecurity Institute

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for online shopping. Economists are predicting that more than $2 billion worth of purchases will be made on Cyber Monday alone –a 15 percent increase from last year. 342 more words

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Catch Me If You Can! Oh, Yes, I Can!

We all recall the biographical crime drama film Catch Me If You Can (2002), starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, which depicted the life of Frank Abagnale, an expert in check fraud. 716 more words

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Consumer News: Identity Theft's Heavy Toll

Herb Weisbaum is an Emmy award-winning reporter who covers the consumer beat for NBC News Digital.  In this conversation with Matt Bubala, he explores the… 30 more words

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Holiday scams: 6 more to avoid


Steve Weisman, Special to USA TODAY12:57 p.m. EST November 22, 2014

Last week, I wrote about six holiday scams and identity theft schemes for which you should watch out. 871 more words