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If It’s Online, It Can Cost You a Job

It’s widely known that many employers Google prospective employees in addition to the standard criminal background and credit checks. Most usually check out your social networking pages and any obvious name-mentions in the press. But what may not be as … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Password Thievery

Social networking can be a useful communication tool. It can also be an easy way for thieves to guess your passwords. I never really thought about this, but in conversation with an IT guy, it came up that someone has … Continue reading

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The Financial Negatives of Social Networking

Last week my colleague here at SavingAdvice, David, wrote about the financial benefits of Facebook. His piece contained some valuable information for those looking to join Facebook. However, I’m of a different opinion with regards to Facebook and social networking … Continue reading

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Saving Money Can Be Social

Why do many people opt to spend rather than save money? Because saving isn’t fun. It’s not as much fun as going to the movies, or out to eat, or to an amusement park. And why is that? Because many … Continue reading

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