The Real Cost of Your First Car

The Real Cost of Your First Car

When my brother handed me the keys to his 1983 Camaro I was so excited and grateful to have a free car.  Little did I know there are many other expenses that come along with being a car owner.  Here is what my “free” car cost me in the first 6 months: Gas: $482.75 Insurance: [...]

How Debit & Credit Card Fraud Works & 5 Ways To Protect Yourself

How Debit & Credit Card Fraud Works & 5 Ways To Protect Yourself

You just checked your bank accounts, like you normally do everyday, but today there is a big problem — your checking account is negative! You were sure that you had enough money to cover your transactions, but what about those three transactions for $400 at Wal-Mart in Texas?  You’ve never been to Texas, and your [...]

Tips for Teens on Internet Safety

Tips for Teens on Internet Safety

I’m sure that your parents have already given you “house rules” for using the internet. They have told you not to put personal information in your online profiles. They also told you not to talk to people you do not know who contact you in emails, IMs or chat rooms, or to never privately meet [...]

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