Avoid These Holiday Season Scams

It’s that time of year again, when consumers open there wallets to spend big – and scam artists rub their hands together in glee.

A nonprofit called ScamAwareness.org, (which was set up by MoneyGram), is offering these consumer tips for recognizing – and avoiding – some of the most common holiday…

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There’s No Need to Trade Celibacy for Cybersecurity

An alarming new report finds that nearly 40 percent of Americans would give up sex for a year if it meant never having to worry about being hacked. Fortunately, there are less drastic ways of achieving security.

The study, from online identity and password management Dashlane, is based on a…

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Pet Gifting Has Really Become “A Thing”

A new study finds that the majority if pet parents will buy gifts for their pets this holiday season. What’s more interesting is that half will also buy gifts for other people’s pets.

An overwhelming 84 percent of respondents to Petco’s November survey plan to treat their…

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In-Store Shopping to Drop This Black Friday

If you are heading out to the stores for Black Friday deals, you may have a pleasant surprise: less competition.

New research from Bankrate finds that Americans are showing less interest in braving the crowds at stores on Black Friday this year.

Only 23% of consumers say they will shop…

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Digital Shopping Takes Over

E-commerce retailers continue to win the hearts, minds and dollars of holiday shoppers. This season should be their strongest yet, according to Nielsen’s 2016 holiday trend report.

The increased popularity of digital shopping crosses generations, but Millennials are leading the way with 25% planning to increase their online…

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