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. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:08:52 -0500 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:08:52 -0500 Copyright 2002-2018 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 Need a Crash Course in Online Safety? http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/gen_y/onlinesafety/ <p>Are you on your computer, smartphone or tablet all the time? If so, chances are you can really benefit from this crash course in upping your online "self-defense" skills.</p> Gen Y with Will Wed, 03 Oct 2018 23:08:11 -0500 Beware of Flood Damaged Vehicles When Purchasing U http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/flooded10_18/ <p>Hurricane Florence caused a lot of flooding. Flooding has also occurred in the Northeast and other areas this year due to torrential rains. Flooding damages large numbers of vehicles every year. Consumers need to be aware that flood damaged vehicles can appear on used car lots far away from where the flooding occurred.</p> News Wed, 03 Oct 2018 22:53:17 -0500 Improve Your Web Browsing with These Tips http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/report/web10_18/ <p>The Internet can be wonderful with lots of information and entertainment at your fingertips. But users can be annoyed or frustrated by items on web sites that they can't control. Some sites allow you to choose settings or preferences but you have to sign up. Signing up may be fine if you regularly visit a site but not if you don't.</p> Drew's Report Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:27:28 -0500 Pros and Cons of Paying Over Time http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/report/paytime/ <p>How often do you choose to pay for something over time? You have chosen to pay over time when you've used a loan or credit card to pay for something. While choosing to pay over time can be convenient, it can also be costly if you don't consider interest, fees, and other charges.</p> Drew's Report Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:10:31 -0500 The Benefits of Journaling http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/gen_y/journal/ <p>Research shows that people can benefit from journaling. Their lives are more structured, they're in better control, they're happier, and they may even be wealthier. Are you convinced? Start journaling today and see for yourself how it will impact your life.</p> Gen Y with Will Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:29:53 -0500 Giving to Disaster Relief? Read These Tips First http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/disgive08_18/ <p>Natural disasters have been in the news recently. Wildfires in California and Montana. Flooding in the Northeast. Tornados in the Midwest. Hurricane season has been quiet so far but the peak time is still to come. When natural disasters occur, appeals for help follow. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of charities ranging from small to large, local to multi-national.</p> News Sun, 19 Aug 2018 10:02:30 -0500 FoolProof Yourself for the 21st Century! http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/gen_y/traveler/ <p><strong>Use caution. Question sellers. Rely on research.</strong></p> <p>Sound familiar? Great! FoolProof's mantra is a good one for you to keep in mind. Why? Because it represents skills you need to survive in the 21st century... J</p> Gen Y with Will Sat, 04 Aug 2018 23:59:55 -0500 Reduce Your Risk of Being a Victim of Auto Theft http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/autrisk08_18/ <p>According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a motor vehicle is stolen approximately every 41 seconds. That adds up to over 750,000 motor vehicles a year. Whether you own a car, pickup truck, SUV, or motorcycle, your vehicle could be at risk. These tips can help you reduce the risk of your vehicle being stolen.</p> News Tue, 31 Jul 2018 23:57:11 -0500 Digital Assistants, Data Collection, Privacy http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/report/digit08_18/ <p>What do Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana, Amazon, Google, Facebook have in common?</p> <p>Lots of information that they have saved about each of us. Depending on the service, the information can include what we've searched for, what we've bought, what we've visited, where we've been, photos, documents, and much more.</p> Drew's Report Sat, 14 Jul 2018 05:49:41 -0500 Back-to-School Time Is Fast Approaching http://ie.foolproofonline.info/ccsefcu/news/bts07_18/ <p>It's almost back-to-school time, and that means shopping for supplies, clothing, and other items needed for the upcoming school year. Here are some tips that can help you save money.</p> News Sat, 14 Jul 2018 05:35:32 -0500