As we head into fall and all the significant shopping events, I want to remind all my friends to Caveat Emptor. I know most people prefer Carpe Diem, which is fine – carpe away! Just remember to be a wise consumer and Caveat Emptor, too.
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Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site.
How this scam works
While many online sellers are legitimate, unfortunately scammers can ... READ MORE
All of us, we Consumers, are usually looking for ways to maximize our buying power. We want to get the best bang for our buck, right? Happily, this is highly likely if you are a smart consumer and know your resources. Watch the short video ... READ MORE
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences
One of the best resources available for checking credit history is the credit report. A credit report is a summary of a consumer’s financial history composed ... READ MORE
America Saves Financial Challenge FAQs
Revised February 2015
Daily Challenge Activities
Can you count mandatory pension payroll deductions as part of the $5 a day savings?
No. The Challenge will only give you points for voluntary savings. ... READ MORE
America Saves Challenge Twitter Chat (#eXASchat)
Sponsored by eXtension: http://www.extension.org/personal_finance
Date: Tuesday, February 24, 3 PM EST
Topic: Challenge Yourself to Save Money
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