Craigslist can be a great way to connect with a potential new roommate or to find an apartment or home to rent. Unfortunately there are plenty of scammers who may post or reply to ads in an attempt to steal your money or personal information.
The devastating earthquake that flattened parts of Katmandu and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas over the weekend has prompted an international outpouring of sympathy and aid for Nepalese recovery. Better Business Bureau advises consumers to check out the charities they support and avoid fraudulent charities that often crop up to take advantage of their sympathy for earthquake victims.
If your child is a junior in high school, now is a great time to start looking for college scholarships. The deadline for awards are months away, giving you and your child a head start on applications, essays and other requirements for those awards.
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising consumers to be cautious about responding to "urgent notice" postcards offering $100 in savings at Walmart, Target and other major retailers. Most of the postcards include no information about the company making the solicitation, and the toll-free numbers are not traceable to any specific business. The mailings, many of which are virtually identical,…