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First blog post

Why start a blog?

There are so many resources out there that give you their reasons to start a blog. Make money, advertise, etc. So why did I start one? 234 more words


Beware Social Security Impersonators

Be wary of a phone call from someone pretending to be from the Social Security Administration. More likely than not, they are trying to steal your Social Security payments! 170 more words


Italian Car Hire Noleggiare SRL Scam

Noleggiare SRL Charge Dispute Overview

In January 2017 I noticed a charge to my credit card from an Italian car hire company (Nollegiarre SRL) for a rental in Italy on the 12th January 2017. 2,820 more words

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Beware! Origin Energy email scam

I just received a warning from the government website – Stay Smart Online:


It’s free to register and the warnings can save you from malicious attack. 362 more words


The not-so-nice side of international travel Part One

Ok I might as well admit to this straight out.  I just got conned, stupid gringa tourist that I am.

There is a scam by “taxi drivers” in San José, Costa Rica where they tell you the transport workers are about to go on strike at noon for four days and you will be stuck in San José for several days with everyone charging massive fees for overnight accommodation. 543 more words


Building Your Social Media Audience? Keep Your Safety in Mind

Firstly, this isn’t an article about how to grow your social media audience. It is a warning for those new writers venturing out for the first times on the net to market their books. 809 more words


Officials: Letter Promising Free Kennywood Vacations Are 'Too Good To Be True'

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When Lauretta Gardner, of Lincoln Place, went to her mailbox, she was pleasantly surprised to find a letter offering something for free. 298 more words