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Apple users are now being targeted by tech support scams

John Matarese  |  October 16, 2018

Stephanie Golden was shopping on her MacBook when a malware attack took over her laptop’s screen. “Immediately my screen went white with a box that said, ‘You are at risk of spyware, scams, something.’ There was a banner on there that said, ‘Call Apple Support immediately,'” she said. Panicked, since all her personal financial information was …

Ford Post 1 Billion Dollar Quarterly Profit

Some recalled Ford Fusions roll while parked, as this mom discovered

John Matarese  |  September 4, 2018

More than a half-million popular Ford cars and SUVs are on the recall list because they can roll away after you put them in park. Alecia Grant is just happy her two children weren’t hurt after she said her 2016 Ford Fusion started rolling on its own. “I went to put my car in park, and …

Tropicana made this big change to its orange juice jugs

John Matarese  |  August 29, 2018

Tropicana is America’s favorite brand of orange juice. But its containers are getting smaller again, though this time you may not even notice it because of how they did it. The consumer site Mouseprint.org says Tropicana Pure Premium has quietly been shrinking its plastic jugs over the past few weeks. Mouseprint says many people recall the …

Class-action suit: Samsung ice makers often fail

John Matarese  |  August 13, 2018

Pam Coy’s Samsung stainless steel refrigerator looks great, but looks can be deceiving. “It doesn’t make ice,” she said. “Doesn’t make any ice.” Like dozens of people who’ve posted similar complaints at the site ConsumerAffairs.com, Coy says the ice maker has been trouble since almost the beginning. “After about a year, the ice maker quit …

Beware of job scams that are showing up on legitimate career sites

John Matarese  |  July 20, 2018

Abigail Gimball is working a landscaping job, but says home improvement work is much harder work than what you see on HGTV. So she’s looking for a more steady position, ideally in bookkeeping. She was recently thrilled to find a $25 per hour, work-from-home bookkeeping job on a state-sponsored job site. She assumed the state-run …

Want To Make Money Ripple Mining?

Investormint  |  June 19, 2018

If you think Ripple mining is a way to make easy money, you are in for a disappointment. Unlike Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and many other cryptocurrencies that can be mined using mining software, Ripple (XRP) bucks the trend. While Bitcoin miners and Ethereum miners made fortunes buying up huge computing power in low-cost electricity …

Call Options vs Put Options For Dummies

Investormint  |  June 15, 2018

Making money in the stock market doesn’t have to be limited to buying good, dividend-paying stocks and holding them over the long term. With options, you can do so much more than rely on dividend income or rising share prices to make money. Whether you are looking to generate extra cash flow or protect your …

Why You Should Not Lie On Credit Card Applications

Investormint  |  June 15, 2018

Are you worried about lying on credit card application forms? You should be! Unlike that time you put your fingers into the cookie jar and got a slap on the wrist as a youngster, lying to credit card companies can lead to bad outcomes because it is 100% illegal. Here’s what you need to know …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Prime Pantry

Investormint  |  June 15, 2018

Chances are you have an Amazon Prime membership like 100 million+ other people, and if so you are in luck. As a Prime member you have access to Prime Pantry. It is an exclusive benefit to Prime members who can shop online or via the free Amazon mobile app. But how does Prime Pantry work …

These Are The 7 Best Personal Finance Books

Investormint  |  June 4, 2018

Whether you are a twenty something, a beginner, a young adult, in college, or an experienced budgeting pro, you can always improve your financial IQ. The average Joe or Jane citizen claims to read one book each year while the average CEO is reported to read sixty books annually. Why is reading more important to …