Tech support scams are growing at a rapid pace. It seems you’re always putting yourself out on a limb when you call tech support. You dial the number the company gives you, and perhaps after a while of waiting, you’re connected to someone who may be working on the other side of the world in a completely different time zone. Then you’re asked to give this anonymous person identifying details about your phone or computer and the technical problems you’re experiencing.
You don’t need a special news alert to know…
…we’re all human.
Being human means we’re all bound to make a mistake or two when it comes to making credit decisions. Here are 5 of the most common credit card mistakes. See how many you’ve evaded.
Personality. It’s what makes us all a bit different. Sometimes we relate to someone a little better than another based on how eccentric, laid back or direct they are.
Have you thought about how you’re treating your financial relationships? Are you taking care of your nest egg, so to speak? Believe it or not, the way you spend cash says a lot about your personality–well, your money persona, anyway.
When you take a look at your finances -- what's coming in, what's going out -- do you approach each bill or expense as a surprise item rather than an item you've prepared for?
It seems every time you turn around there’s another item you need—and you needed it, like, yesterday. A replacement water filter for the fridge, new carpet, an extra garage door opener…
So, what do you do? If you can’t visit your favorite retail shop, you’ll probably go to your second best option — online shopping.