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Why Do Scams Continue to Work?

Scams have been around for generations. Stealing other people's money has always been their goal. To do that, scams are continually evolving and scammers constantly...

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Filing Taxes Online for Free-What You Need to Know

A new year brings all sorts of ads saying the advertised service will enable you to file your income taxes online for free. Before you...

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FoolProof Top 10 Scams: Beware of the Red-Lipped Batfish Trick!

You're pretty "foolproof," right? You don't fall for those obvious scams that make you look and feel like a fool, do you? When you look at...

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New Steps Announced to Combat Tax-Related Identity Theft & Fraud

Even though tax fraud has been around for years, it's becoming a bigger problem. Identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated and can use stolen personal...

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Make the Most of Your Financial Resolutions for 2016

What are your financial resolutions for 2016? Most people want to save more, spend less, and pay down debt, according to a recent survey from...

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What You Need to Know About Recent Social Security Changes

In late October as part of the budget bill, three social security options for claiming benefits were eliminated. These options are file and suspend, restricted...

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Are You Kidding? You're Not Thinking About Retirement Yet?

What's your vision of retirement? Freedom to do what you want? Travel? Fishing? "Retirement" is about having the freedom to control your own life when you...

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6 Tips to Remain Focused and Avoid the Holiday Hangover

The most won"debt"full season is officially here! Major department stores are adorned with red, white, and green holiday decorations, lights are twinkling, artificial snow blankets...

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Seven Tips for Getting Better Customer Service

Dealing with customer service for products and services is a fact of life. A recent Consumer Reports survey found that 88% of survey participants had...

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Do Fitness Apps and Devices Protect Your Health Information?

Do you have a wearable health or fitness tracker? Do you use health or fitness apps? Are you giving someone a fitness tracker or other...

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Young People and Taxes!

Regardless of what job or career you may have during your life and what country you may live in—the U.S. or abroad—you're going to be...

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Don't Get Caught by These Phone Scams!

We lead busy lives. In the hustle and bustle of each day, we use our phones to keep in touch with family and friends, make...

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November's Time to Consider Health Plan Re-Enrollments & Savings for 2016

Each year November marks the middle of the time to enroll, re-enroll, or make changes to your health-care plans for the coming year. These plans...

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Received a Chip Card? Here's What You Should Know

Have you received a new credit or debit card recently? Did you notice a metallic chip on the front? These chip cards are replacing cards...

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Choosing a Major? Questions to Consider

Throughout life we face choices. But generally, the stakes are higher for the choices you make during and after college. After choosing what college to...

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When You Give—Stay Alert for Crowdsourcing Scams

In recent years, crowdfunding has become a popular way to raise money for a variety of creative projects, new business ventures, and charitable causes. In...

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Consumer Guides

Mortgage Guide

Mortgage Guide

A home is the biggest investment most people make. The FoolProof Mortgage Guide will help you understand the process of financing your  home. Whether or not you consider a mortgage with us, read this guide!

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RV Guide

RV Guide

A home on wheels! Who needs hotels? Who needs restaurants?  The FoolProof RV Guide helps you find the right RV at the right price.

 

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Car Buying Guide

Car Buying Guide

Did you know a dealer or online auto service can sell or lease you a new  set of wheels for exactly what the dealer paid the manufacturer and  still make $500 to $1,500 on just the car itself?  Read on to find out more.

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Home Buying Guide

Home Buying Guide

Home ownership is a huge financial step.  The FoolProof Home Buying Guide can help you plan for the total process whether you are a first time home buyer or a veteran.

 

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Boat Guide

Boat Guide

If you’ve ever gunned the engine of any watercraft, whether it’s a ten-foot dingy or a thirty-foot cruiser, you know how exhilarating boating can be.  This guide will show you how to purchase one!

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Privacy Rights

Privacy Rights

Every worry about identity theft?  Worry about the dangers of the web? Mind if I read your private emails or browse  through your medical records? This section takes you into the scary  world of privacy and identity theft.

 

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Fifty Plus Guide

Fifty Plus Guide

This guide is filled with resources for adults as they pass fifty and look forward to enjoying their "empty nest" and retirement years.

 

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Remar's Report

Remar's Report

Remar Sutton has been a leading consumer advocate in America for over twenty-five years, and is your independent consumer spokesperson.

 

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Gen Y with Will

Gen Y with Will

Will deHoo has been a leading consumer advocate for young people in America since 2003 and is the person responsible for the excellent “FoolProof” financial education program.

 

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Drew's News

Drew's News

Twice a month, Drew Guthrie will bring breaking news directly to you on this website.

 

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