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Winner, winner, chicken dinner

No prizes from the FTC Recently, someone showed up at the door of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to ask about his prize. He had a mailing saying he’d won $5 million – and the… (more)

Staycation by default

Planning a summer vacation? You may be looking for deals on cheap flights or discounts at hotels and resorts – but some promotions may come with strings attached, and others can be downright scams. Before… (more)

Well(here we go again)s Fargo

In case you missed it, Wells Fargo was recently fined several hundred million dollars by the CFPB for more deceptive behavior. In 2016, you may remember that the financial institution faced big fines for stealing… (more)

The cost of coin

“Find a penny pick it up and all day long you’ll have good luck” We’ve all known since we were kids that pennies were good luck, but they’re not worth much more than that nowadays…. (more)

Uncle Sam and crypto currency

The taxman is coming for crypto investors,  and coiners are freaking out To say the crypto market is volatile would be an understatement — Bitcoin’s price went from $997 at the beginning of 2017 to… (more)