Spotlight: July 2015
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From Consumer Reports:
Protect Your Money
This section on the FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) website has lots of information to help you check out investments and investment professionals, avoid fraud, and protect your identity. It includes investor alerts and many helpful tools and calculators such as the risk meter, the scam meter, 529 expense analyzer, and fund analyzer.
The Apartment Rental Credit Check Scam Is Alive And Well
This Consumerist article describes the scam and red flags to look for.
Before paying with bitcoins...
If you are interested in paying with a virtual currency, these tips from the FTC can help you avoid problems.
A Home Cooling Strategy for Lower Energy Bills
These tips from the Energy Saver blog can help you save money by planning an efficient home cooling strategy.
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