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Identity theft

  [This was making the email rounds, so I thought I'd post it here.] ATTORNEY's ADVICE - NO CHARGE Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. Maybe we should all take some of his advic... read more

Latest scams

  NOT ALL THIEVES ARE STUPID (from somewhere on the Internet) 1. LONG-TERM PARKING: Some people left their car in the long-term parking at San Jose while away, and someone broke into the car. Using the information on the car's registration in the glov... read more

Don't Fall for the 90 Telephone Scam

  I'd never fall for this (I hope) because our only "wired" number is through the Internet, not AT&T or any major provider.Here's a link to the FCC's page: ... read more

Closing my BofA account

  Hallelujah! We have paid off our BofA credit card! It was bad enough when it was owned by the original company. But when I saw that Bank of America had bought that company and was now adm... read more

Merrill Lynch IRA finally transfers!

  Hallelujuah! I've been trying since late October to transfer my IRA away from the "too big to fail" Merrill Lynch, owned by the about-to-fail ... read more

Paying off a credit card

  That's a nice headline, and it felt good doing it today.  Granted, the bulk of the balance was simply transferred to another credit card.  But still …  :)  I also closed out the checking account associated with the car... read more

How to rob a bank

  The answer is: Own one.Relax, law enforcement people, it's not a real how-to.... read more

Regenerated Aug 22 2017