Tag: shopping

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...

The clock is ticking, and you’re on the hook to find just the right gift this holiday season. Perhaps you’re shopping at the last minute; maybe the giftee is really picky; or, if you’re like I am, maybe you just don’t...

Target has announced that any credit or debit card used in a Target store in the U.S. between November 27 and December 15 may have been compromised. According to the announcement, the stolen information includes the customer’s name, credit or debit...

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...

Do you ever look for products or information online by typing a word into a search engine? I do too. By now, I bet we both know there’s no guarantee that the first result will be the best one. Anyone can set up shop online with almost any name. You...

Your favorite band is in town and you are ready to rock. Sure, tickets may be sold out at the box office — but that’s no big deal: An ad online says great seats still are available.  Whoa, Nellie! Scammers know how badly you want to see that show....

Oh yes, it’s that sweet time of year again — Spring Break is almost here! Whether you’re off to sunbathe on the sand, see the sights, or ski the slopes, it pays to be an informed travel shopper.You might find your inbox overflowing...

Shopping online? A little research can help you get the best deal and avoid unnecessary hassles.

Searching for a hot holiday gift? In the market for the perfect pump to wear to a special party? Scouring sites and blogs to find a deal? Online shopping is convenient, but how do you know which reviews to trust?If you’ve got a minute, here...

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...

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