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How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Scams

Filed under: Consumer Ally, Consumer Issues, Consumer Protection, Junk Mail and Telemarketing, Ripoffs & Scams Worrying about your parents getting taken in by financial scams may not be the first concern that comes to mind as they approach their senior years — but keeping an eye out for such scams should definitely be high on that list. According to new ...

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How to Prevent Your Miles from Expiring

Filed under: Personal Finance, Travel, Travel Industry, Airfare, Financial Education By Julian Mark Kheel How long do frequent flier miles last? Unfortunately, not long enough. Among U.S. airlines, only Delta (DAL) and JetBlue (JBLU) promise that your miles will never expire. A few hotel chains also offer no-expiration loyalty program points, but most airlines and hotels have time frames that ...

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Lance Armstrong — THE WRECKED SUV PICS … From Alleged Hit and Run

WRECKED SUV PICS … From Alleged Hit & Run EXCLUSIVE TMZ Sports has obtained pics of the SUV that Lance Armstrong’s girlfriend Lance Armstrong allegedly smashed into 2 parked cars during a hit and run in Aspen, CO … and it’s as wrecked as his reputation.  As we previously reported, Lance initially let his girlfriend Anna Hansen take the fall with police ...

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Toddler rescued from claw machine at laundromat

Ben HooperMARYVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 24 (UPI) — Firefighters in Tennessee freed an 18-month-old boy who climbed into stuffed animal claw machine while his grandmother’s back was turned at a laundromat. Latest News – UPI.com

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Don’t Hide From MBA Admissions Background Checks

Business schools aren’t trying to nail applicants on every application detail – they simply want to see that potential students are being truthful. ​Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, others randomly select a percentage of candidates and still others delve further ...

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Woman Spends £4,000 To Shield Her House From Wi-Fi, Mobile Signals, Saying They Make Her Sick

There is a long standing debate about signals emanating from wireless access devices and mobile phones affecting humans. While the supporters of the theory make and buy products that claim to shield the user from these ‘harmful’ electromagnetic waves, the opponents strongly point out there have been no conclusive studies that prove these waves actually do any harm. However, a ...

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One Simple Act Can Protect You From Credit Card Fraud

Filed under: Identity Theft, Credit, Personal Finance, Credit Cards Eric Audras/PhotoAlto By Matt Schultz Fourteen times a day. That’s how often the average Facebook (FB) user with a smartphone checks the social network, according to a 2013 International Data Corp. study commissioned by Facebook. Add all those visits up, and smartphone users spend about a half hour each day just ...

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The Big Future: Can we bring animals back from extinction?

What if extinction isn’t the end? What if we could take animals from the past — mammoths, goats, anything that’s gone extinct — and bring them back to life in the present day? There’s a new movement afoot among scientists that thinks we could do it, thanks to new breakthroughs in DNA sequencing. Of course, it won’t be easy, and ...

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