Almost everybody has a mobile phone these day. Of course, the scammers see this as prime real estate for executing their dastardly deeds. It is no wonder the incidence of phone scams are on the increase.
According to Money Tips: “2015, approximately 27 million Americans (11% of the adult population) were victimized by phone fraud, compared to only 7% in a similar 2014 survey. Total 2015 losses to phone scams was $7.4 billion, or an average loss of nearly $274 per victim. Scams are trending in three alliterative aspects: mobile devices, men, and millennials”.
Telephone scams are the hottest thing the fraudsters and manipulators are taking advantage of. By now, everyone has heard of the Nigerian Prince scam that circulates the internet via email. At least I hope everyone knows about this…. Continue reading “Phone Scams On The Rise: What to Avoid”
Payday loans were created for people who need money quickly. Typically, their reasoning tells them, they are unable to wait for their next pay cheque. A payday loan type of company allows this person to get fast, easy money, to cover off these situations, that they have identified as an emergency.
Some other names the payday loans can be called are payday advance, salary loan, payroll loan, salary loan, payroll loan, small dollar loan, short term and cash advance loan.
The definition of a payday advance is “a small short term unsecured loan, regardless of whether repayment of loans is linked to a borrower’s payday. The loans are also sometimes referred to as cash advances, though that term can also refer to cash provided against a prearranged line of credit such as a credit card. Payday advance loans rely on the consumer having a previous payroll and employment records. Legislation regarding payroll loans varies widely between different countries, and in federal systems, between different provinces and states. [definition courtesy of Wikipedia]
There is a great deal of interest in becoming an author, particularly on Kindle through Amazon. People are lead to believe that anyone can upload a book on Amazon, and the money will start to flow in.
Parts of this statement are true. The mechanics of formatting and uploading a book on Kindle are very straight forward and simple to execute. This is not difficult. Also, if you have difficulty doing this, or just do not want to do it, you can hire folks to do this type of work at a very low cost. Continue reading “How to Sell Kindle Books on Amazon”
When my kids were toddlers, we would visit my parents home. Grampa was a die hard hockey fan. With all the sports channels, it seemed like the only thing on TV was hockey games. The kids wanted their Grampas’ attention, so they started to chant “Not another hockey game…”