Category Archives: ACTION ALERTS

AARP – Can They Help You Save Money?

AARP stands for the “American Association of Retired Persons”. But don’t let the “retired” part throw you. When you join AARP you become a member of a huge organization that advocates for people age 50 and older, retired or not, … Continue reading

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LET COUPONS.COM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!!

LET COUPONS.COM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!! Coupons.com has changed their website format and there’s so much wrong with it. To begin, they no longer have numbered pages, but instead you must upload all pages at once to get to the … Continue reading

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Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Everyone Suffers

Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Consumers, Employees, and Stockholders All Suffer On January 26th we posted an article about the new JC Penney marketing and price structuring campaign and we predicted it would cause problems for consumers and employees alike. … Continue reading

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ABOUT YOUR FICO SCORE (credit score)

ABOUT YOUR FICO SCORE (credit score) Your FICO® Score (pronounced FY-koh), also known as your “credit score” is a system used for scoring your credit, loan, and payment history. The reason it’s called your “FICO” score is because the system … Continue reading

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Avoiding and Dealing With E-Mail Work & Job Scams

Danger! Job Scams! Red Flags for E-mail Scams Many credible businesses now use online sites such as Facebook and Craigslist to recruit new employees.  Conducting your job search on the Internet is convenient and popular in today’s job market. However, … Continue reading

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Doomsday Preppers Show May Drive Cost of Emergency Supplies Sky High

PLEASE DO NOT DISMISS THIS. DO NOT TAKE THIS ISSUE LIGHTLY. Although many of the “preppers” featured in the new NatGeo series “Doomsday Preppers” will undoubtedly seem crazy or over-the-top to some people, the fact is there WILL be another … Continue reading

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ABOUT TAX DAY, LIVING TOGETHER, & COMMON-LAW MARRIAGES

ABOUT TAX DAY, LIVING TOGETHER, & COMMON-LAW MARRIAGES As of February 2012 Just a reminder to those men and women* who are living together and are about to prepare and file yearly income taxes. There are a few states that … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON SECURITY BREACH FOR MICHAELS CUSTOMERS

UPDATE ON SECURITY BREACH FOR MICHAELS CUSTOMERS We would like to make it clear that although this security breach is serious, we do not feel it warrants not shopping at Michaels. Why? Because, unfortunately, these days even banks can be hacked … Continue reading

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Future Medical & Retirement Costs About To Increase – What You Can Do

This issue matters to everyone in the United States, regardless of your age. It’s about Medicare and Social Security costs and benefits. Everyone who makes it to their 60s will eventually need Medicare and Social Security, so even if you’re … Continue reading

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Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Assistance Programs

ACTION ALERT!! Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Assistance Programs that help families in need, including the SNAP (food stamps), WIC (women infants and children), and CSFP (The Commodity Supplemental Food Program for seniors). We are asking everyone to get involved … Continue reading

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