Monthly Archives: November 2012

Scams rise after natural disasters (as reported by Paul Wagenseil via

It is an unfortunately common occurrence—when people are already reeling from a natural disaster, another blow strikes—the scam artist. After many natural disasters, including the most recent Hurricane Sandy, there is a sharp increase in fraudulent activities. This article explains what people should be weary of at this time of crisis—from price gouging to false […]

The zip code’s influence on credit scores (as reported by Minda Zetlin via

The region of the country that you live in could be affecting your credit score. That is according to Experian, one of the three leading credit bureaus. A recent report Experian released details the average credit scores for cities around the U.S., showing that local economic conditions, including unemployment levels, education levels, public perception of […]