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About to Buy a Smart Home or Install Smart Technology in Your Current Home? Facts to Consider

Do you have a smart home? In a smart home you can monitor, track, and control various appliances, devices, and gadgets through the Internet using an app on your phone or computer. What can you control? Almost anything. Here are a few examples.

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Google Adding More Choices for Managing Your Data

Google has begun rolling out two new choices for managing your data. You will now be able to choose to have your location history and web/app activity automatically deleted. You can choose to have it saved for 3 months or 18 months after which it will be deleted. You still have the option to manually delete this data.

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Financial Products You Should Avoid!

Recently, I was asked to weigh in as an expert on "what financial products consumers should avoid", as part of an article on the WalletHacks website. As I thought to myself, the list of products that came to mind became long and even overbearing. Here's the lowdown...

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From the Archives

Become a "FoolProof Skeptic", and Do it Right.

Make money, spend money: Gifts, groceries, housing, transportation, utilities, health, entertainment, and more. If you know the cycle of your life, you know this is the reality. And you probably aren't going to change that reality. But if you spend money wisely, the cycle will be a lot easier to manage, and even more fun, too.

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Who's Fighting for You?

Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.

This month's featured consumer group:

  • Rural Community Assistance Corporation (West Sacramento, CA)

    RCAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting rural communities achieve their goals and visions by providing training, technical assistance and access to resources. Headquartered in West Sacramento, California, RCAC's more than 100 employees serve rural communities from 40 field locations in 13 western states, plus the Western Pacific.

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