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Eric R. Jones talks about online gaming risks and how to stay safe.

The Online Gaming Risks You (and Your Kids) Need to Know

Many people enjoy playing games online. It can be a good way to spend time with friends who aren’t nearby, to blow off steam, or to relax and have some fun. And many parents realize that there are worse things their kids could be doing. But not as many people are aware of the risks…

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How to Keep Scammers Out of Your Professional Network

It’s easy to be a scammer in a digital world, and if a scammer ends up in your network, it’s easy to fall for their scam. It’s essential to build a scammer-free professional network to protect yourself and the other people in your network. To do that, you need to set limits to keep scammers…

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Laurie Styron talks about charity fraud and how to make wise donation decisions.

Use These Tips to Help Your Charitable Donations Go Farther

Many of us are generous, caring people. And donating to charity is a great way to make an impact, both in our local communities and around the world. But some charitable organizations use pressure tactics and misleading language. They can trick you into donating or make you think your money is going towards one thing…

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Internet Defamation with Kenton Hutcherson

With the sense of anonymity, people often post false claims, lies, and private information that can impact a person’s livelihood. Illegal content such as copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, and defamation are on the rise on the internet. But there is something to be done about it.  Today’s guest is Kenton Hutcherson. Kenton is an…

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Women’s Safety Tips with Jessa Russell

Safety in public spaces can be complex. There are things that you can do to be prepared and alert in all situations. Techniques can be used to distract someone long enough to escape, no matter the size of the attacker.  Today’s guest is Lieutenant Jessa Russell. Lieutenant Russell serves as the Community Relations Officer for…

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20 Ways You Are Ruining Your Credit

For most people, figuring out how our credit score is calculated is a black box. Learning what impacts your credit score gives you flexibility to change it. Here are twenty ways you are ruining your credit.  Today’s guest is Steve Snyder. Steve is an author, speaker, and one of the top personal finance commentators in…

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Use the Principles of Influence to Spot When You’re Being Manipulated by a Scam

There are many factors that influence what we choose to buy or do. Some of them we’re aware of, and some of them are subconscious. But people who understand what influences us can use tactics to manipulate us into making decisions. We might be persuaded in the moment, only to regret our actions later. By…

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Cybercrime Investigations with Ken Gamble

Criminals feel safe to hide behind the internet. They hire people and train them to be effective salespeople with the goal of taking your money. Let’s look at a few ways to do our due diligence to be sure that who you are working with online are who they say they are.  Today’s guest is…

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