en-us Foolproof InformationEdge - Cecil County School Employees Federal Credit Union http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/ A youth website to engage young people in consumer issues. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:45:53 -0500 Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:45:53 -0500 Copyright 2002-2017 FoolProof Financial Education Inc. niels@foolproofhq.com http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/ Foolproof InformationEdge - Cecil County School Employees Federal Credit Union /common/cu_files/10.jpg 60 60 Foolproof InformationEdge - Cecil County School Employees Federal Credit Union 101 Ad-Proof Tips! http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/gen_y/datip/ <p>We're living in a world of advertisements, or ads, for short. Ads are everywhere around us, they're embedded in everything, and a lot of these ads don't even look like ads!</p> Gen Y with Will Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:05:46 -0600 Turning 65 This Year? It's Time to Sign Up for Med http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/report/medi03_17/ <p>Are you turning 65 this year? Is a parent or grandparent? One important task to take care of in the months around that 65th birthday is enrolling in Medicare. You (or your relative) need to enroll during this initial enrollment period (IEP) if your plans fit either of these situations:</p> Drew's Report Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:23:15 -0600 Facebook Customer Service Number http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/fbcus02_17/ <p>Have you ever searched for a customer service number online? NPR's All Tech Considered while working on a story decided to search for Facebook Customer Service. Prominently displayed at the top of the Google search results was a phone number. That number will get you a person but not from Facebook.</p> News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:31:50 -0600 It's Tax Time Again. These Tips Can Help. http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/tax02_17/ <p>Tax season. For many people those words mean it's time to complete an unpopular task. So whether you like to get this chore done as soon as possible or wait until the last minute, here are some tips, reminders, and other information to help you prepare your taxes.</p> News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:32:00 -0600 7 Simple Steps to the Best Checking Account http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/gen_y/cheac/ <p>Life is a lot easier if you have a checking account. You can store your money, you get a debit card that is linked to your checking account, to be able to go online and make purchases, and you can even pay someone with a check if you don't have cash on you.</p> Gen Y with Will Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:28:24 -0600 Is Paying Down Debt a 2017 Resolution? http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/report/reso02_17/ <p>Besides winter storms, January tends to bring post-holiday bills. For many people, that also brings New Year's resolutions to pay down the debt they have and do a better job of not getting into debt in the first place. Using the sound financial practices profiled in this report can help you succeed quickly.</p> Drew's Report Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:00:50 -0600 Google; You May Want To Become Invisible http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/gen_y/gpri/ <p>With Google's new privacy policy in place (June 2016), the company will now combine their huge database of web browser data (your Google searches) with the personal information they collect from their services like Gmail.</p> Gen Y with Will Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:52:11 -0600 Another Yahoo! Data Breach. Over a Billion Users A http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/yahbr12_16/ <p>Yahoo announced on December 14, 2016, that a major data breach occurred in 2013 which affected over 1 billion accounts. This breach is larger and is a different breach than the 2014 breach that Yahoo announced in September 2016.</p> News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:40:01 -0600 Over 1 Million Android Devices Infected by Malware http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/andr12_16/ <p>Over 1 million Android devices worldwide have been infected by malicious software. This malware attack campaign, named Gooligan, is affecting over 13,000 devices a day. Devices are typically infected by downloading various apps from third-party app stores instead of the approved Google Play store. Devices may also be infected when a user taps on malicious links in phishing messages.</p> News Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:50:45 -0600 Take 5 Steps to Protect Your Privacy and Financial http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/report/propri01_17/ <p>Identity theft and fraud targeting your financial information and well-being continue to increase. In its latest figures, the Federal Trade Commission reported a 47% percent increases in identity theft complaints from 2014 to 2015. A Department of Justice Survey indicated that 17.6 million Americans experienced ID theft in 2014.</p> Drew's Report Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:31:28 -0600