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Tips For Preventing Identity Theft
Protect yourself – and your money – on the Internet
Internet banking and other online financial services are often easy-to-use and convenient options. There are risks, however, when managing money on the World Wide Web, because identity thieves are always finding new ways to use computer technologies as scamming tools. The good news? The right information can help you protect your accounts and keep your online banking activity secure. [FULL STORY]
Stay Safe While Socializing Online
Tips for smart social networking
Social networking was big in 2011, and websites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are about to get even bigger in the next few years. [FULL STORY]
Almost There: What to Do 10 Years, 5 Years and 1 Year before Retirement
Timing is an important part of the planning process
Retirement planning isn’t just about saving money until you reach your ideal retirement age. It’s about strategic lifestyle decisions and making certain moves with your savings and assets for years before you reach retirement. Here are some guidelines you should consider: [FULL STORY]
How Much Should You Put Into Savings?
Things to consider when working toward your financial goals
In 2011, CNN Money reported that Americans had saved just 3.6 percent of their paychecks in September of the same year. If this amount sounds low to you, that’s probably because it is. While it would be nice if there were a single dollar amount serving as a guideline of what everyone should put into savings each month, savings plans aren’t meant to be homogenous. [FULL STORY]
The Story of Chocolate
Learn the history of this scintillating sweet
There’s no denying that chocolate is especially abundant in store displays every February. If you’ve ever wondered where these nougat-, nut- and liqueur-filled delicacies came from, you’re not alone. Satisfy your curiosity by learning all about chocolate. [FULL STORY]