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Only Suckers Will Play the Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge Data Mining Scam

Update: Nobody who participated in the Billion Dollar Bracket challenge managed to get passed the first round of the NCAA tournament with a perfect bracket. It took only 25 games for everyone in the contest to be eliminated from the … Continue reading

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Online Classified Scams: 10 Ways “They Could Never Happen To Me”

As soon as the words were out of my mouth, I saw an ad looking for an tutor for English as a Second Language. School-age boy, in town about a month, rate $50/hr. In less than four hours, I determined … Continue reading

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Learning Valuable Lessons By Being Scammed

I would be willing to bet that most of the people who read these blogs are pretty financial savvy — or at least are trying to be. But everyone once in a while people can get duped into spending money … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Job With Passion, Perseverance and Hard Work

Both online and in the real world, I’m seeing more and more people desperate to work from home these days. I hear many reasons for this: The high price of gas is making commuting too expensive. Those already at home … Continue reading

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