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Online Purchase Scams Up; BBB Warns Holiday Shopping Is At Risk

Online purchase scams now account for more than a third of all scam reports filed with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and four out of five consumers who report such scams lose money, making it the #1 riskiest scam type.

BBB is warning consumers ahead of the holiday…

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Tips On How to Manage Your Money During Inflation, from myFICO

The financial experts at myFICO are offering tips on how to manage your money during the current time of higher-than-usual price inflation.

It’s pretty normal to see some amount of inflation from year to year, but the Fed tries to keep the inflation rate around 2…

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7 To-do Items for Your Fall 401k Checkup, from myFICO

As your retirement savings is a big part of your financial wellness, it’s important to make sure that you’re doing all you can to stay on top of your retirement goals. And what better time than fall to perform a checkup for your 401(k) account? What…

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Tips On How to Create a Budget with a Variable Income, from myFICO

A budget can help you take control of your personal finances. However, budgeting plans and guides may assume your income stays relatively the same throughout the year. For many people, that’s not the case. 

You might have an irregular income because you run a business, work on commission…

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October is American Humane’s Adopt-a-Dog Month

For thousands of years, dogs have been our best friends, our protectors, and often our personal heroes, improving and even saving our lives.

That is why each October for the past 40 years, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the nation’s leading first responder…

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Keep Your Family Safe this Winter with Proper Chimney Safety

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are 17,920 fires caused by wood-burning appliances every year.

Having your chimney inspected by a Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) Certified Chimney Sweep before lighting your first fire of the season is the number one&nbsp…

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Most People Underestimate the Costs of Dog Ownership, Survey Finds

The vast majority (82%) of respondents to a new survey from insurance and wellness provider Pumpkin reveals major gaps between perception and reality in the costs of dog ownership.

To kick off National Pet Insurance Month, Pumpkin released a new survey examining misconceptions about the costs of dog ownership…

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Personal Income by State Report Shows Declines Across the Country

State personal income decreased 21.8 percent at an annual rate in the second quarter of 2021 after increasing 56.9 percent in the first quarter, according to estimates just released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

In the second quarter of 2021, the decrease in transfer…

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