Tag: holiday

If you’re like me, you probably look up online reviews before you go holiday shopping, make vacation plans, or even hire a plumber. Seeing what other people think can be super helpful in weighing decisions — especially before you fork...

Each year, Cyber Monday promises unbelievable savings – but before you start snagging deals, here are some tips to help you save money and protect your personal information: brightcove.createExperiences();Know the seller and the item. Put...

Have you already decked your halls in lights, timed to blink to the strains of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? Even if you haven’t reached that level of early enthusiasm, the holiday spirit is starting to spread already. If you spend any time...

Expecting packages shipped to your home this holiday season? You’re not the only one… scammers are, too.We’ve learned of a phony “delivery failure notification” email making the rounds. It looks like it’s from...

If you’ve been following the news this holiday season, you’ve probably heard that Target shoppers may have been affected by the recent data breach. Target notified their customers of the breach via email.Unfortunately, scammers follow...

Forget the turkey — are you craving some Cyber Monday deals? A little research can help you get the best deal and avoid hassles. Here are some tips to help you save some money and protect your financial information.Read reviews. Type the name of the...

Still doing your holiday shopping? Many of us are. Whether you’re shopping online, by phone, or in stores, the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, has a gift for you — a dozen dynamic holiday...

No need to wait for the turkey to be polished off – or the football games to be over – to start shopping online for the best holiday gifts. Take a few minutes before Thanksgiving to check out OnGuardOnline.gov’s tips for comparing...