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Money and Fraud

How to Guard Your Money




Cyber Crime

Fraud and Identity Theft Protection, by Nikki Willhite.  How to minimize your risk for identity theft and fraud.


Internet Adware Scams, by Nikki Willhite  How the Internet Adware Scam works and frugal ways to remove it from your computer.


Internet Fraud and Greed Schemes, by Nikki Willhite.   Internet "Get rich quick" schemes and aggressive fraud.


What is Phishing: Email Phishing Protection Tips, by Bhawani Amit.   How to protect yourself on the internet from phishing and fraud.


The Basics of Check Fraud, by  Kasey Steinbrinck   How to avoid being a victim of check fraud.




Records and Financial Notebooks, by Nikki Willhite   What a financial notebook is, and why it is of value to you and your family.


The Summer of My Discontent: Banking and Credit Card Fraud, by Nikki Willhite   My personal story of stolen bank account and credit card numbers and the ensuing hassle.


Tooth Fairy Finances: "The Little Rascals!" by Nikki Willhite   A somewhat humorous story of kids making money by exchanging baby teeth.







Tightwad Tidbits

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Click below to find hundreds of money saving
tips in alphabetical order


A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini



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