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Year End Tax Planning Checklist

Year End Tax Planning Checklist

As we approach the close of another year, it is time to take steps to maximize your financial situation for this year and start planning for the year ahead. Here are 10 must do tips to end your year (and your wallet) with a bang! Read more so that you may have a financially organized end of the year…

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What To Do If Your Burglar Alarm Goes Off

What To Do If Your Burglar Alarm Goes Off

Do you know what to do if your burglar alarm goes off and the burglar doesn’t leave your home? Do you confront them? And if so, with what? Or do you wait until the police arrive? We show you how to prepare for an actual break-in scenario, so you’ll know what to do if, and when your burglar alarm is tripped (even if it turns out to be a false alarm)….

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Fraudulent Credit Card Charges – Clickandbuy.com and Blizzard

Fraudulent Credit Card Charges – Clickandbuy.com and Blizzard

Are you seeing charge attempts on your credit card statement from blizzard ent*wow sub and clickandbuy.com (London based online payment provider)? We just recently had these show up on one of our business credit cards, and after online access to our account was denied we called in and our credit card company informed us that they suspected these were unauthorized charges.

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Facebook Inbox Privacy and Security

Facebook Inbox Privacy and Security

Just how safe is this API? Should you be concerned about your Facebook inbox privacy? Do prying eyes have access to your Facebook inbox and if so, what does it mean for your security?

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FBI App: Social Media Scraping

FBI App: Social Media Scraping

Social media isn’t just a tool for employers screening prospective workers anymore. The FBI is looking into developing their own social media scraping application. Find out the reason the FBI is looking to utilizing social media as an early warning system for potential threats, criminals or other risks. As of April 2013, the social media companies are still lobbying against this endeavor by the FBI. The companies who are listed among those actively resisting include Google, Facebook, and Yahoo…

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Annualized Return Formula: Calculate Your ROI

Annualized Return Formula: Calculate Your ROI

One of the best indicators of how your investments are doing is the annual return percentage (APY = Annual Percentage Yield). The APY takes into account not only your return, but how long it took you to get that return. Learn how to make sense of your investment statements and find out if you’re really getting the “market beating” returns your financial advisor insists you are…

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Alarm.com iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android and Windows Phone App

Alarm.com iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android and Windows Phone App

Alarm.com is a home and business security provider that specializes in user convenience and control. It is well known that users can arm and disarm their alarm from a computer. Alarm.com really stands out with their mobile app, which puts this convenience with you everywhere you go…

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How Safe is Flying? Four Air Safety Tips

How Safe is Flying? Four Air Safety Tips

Traveling via plane is the only way to get overseas and the fastest way to get across country. While traveling by car carries a higher statistical risk than flying by air, recent airplane tragedies have left many feeling risks may have increased. So, here are a few tips that you can use to add some peace of mind to your next air travel experience…

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Christmas Safety Tips: Staying Safe For the Holidays

Christmas Safety Tips: Staying Safe For the Holidays

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are not only synonymous with holiday shopping deals, they are also prone to identity theft and high risk of theft. it’s important to remember these basic Christmas safety tips and ways for staying safe around the holidays while you are doing your holiday shopping in stores or online.

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Nanny Cam Reviews: What’s Happening When You’re Not At Home?

Nanny Cam Reviews: What’s Happening When You’re Not At Home?

Many parents are concerned about what happens in their home when they leave their child with a caregiver. Installing a nanny cam can enable parents to monitor their child and caregiver’s activities in the home while the parents are at a remote location. However, not all nanny cams are equal. The following nanny cam reviews evaluate the pros and cons of investing in a few popular nanny cam models…

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