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If you need a short term loan, you may be tempted by ads touting online payday loans. But before you click on a link, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, has a few caveats to share. 

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There’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your computer from scammers, hackers, and identity thieves. Start by keeping your computer software up-to-date.

Before you buy anything based on a review, search online for credible opinions based on trusted sources. Be sure to compare reviews from a variety of websites to get the whole story.

The law says that reviewers should disclose their connection to a company but not all of them do.  The video encourages people to learn as much as they can. Before buying anything based on a review, search online for information and credible...

Did you see an ad that promises big earnings and ideal work conditions if you start an internet business? Most internet startups require big investments of time and money, and a lot of them fail. High-pressure tactics are one sign of a scam.

A phisher visits a clothing store in hopes of getting a shopper's financial information. To learn more, check out Phishing.

Phishing can happen when you least expect it — even at the office. To learn more, check out Phishing.

A phisher pays an unexpected visit to someone's home. To learn more, check out Phishing.

Looking to improve your chances of being hired or promoted? Earning a degree may be the answer, but not all degrees programs are on the up and up. Though many online schools and distant learning programs are legitimate, there are some...

Follow these tips for hassle-free online shopping: get the details, pay by credit card, keep records, and protect your personal and financial information.

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