Ethereum Basics: What Is Ethereum?

Ethereum itself is not a cryptocurrency but rather a programmable platform built using blockchain technology. Its native token, used to fuel operations on the blockchain, is the ether (ETH). The Ethereum platform launched in 2015, and it’s now the second-largest form of crypto next to bitcoin (BTC), with a market capitalization of about $533 billion, … Read more

Do’s and Don’ts to Follow When Your Car Breaks Down

While some drivers have been through car breakdowns, others have no idea what to do when this happens. It can be overwhelming and scary when your car suddenly stops working, especially if there wasn’t an incident that caused the problem. Do you need to call the police? Should you contact your insurance while you’re sitting … Read more

Multi-Level Marketers and Others on Notice to Stop Misleading Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission is putting more than 1,100 businesses that pitch money-making ventures on notice that if they deceive or mislead consumers about potential earnings, the FTC won’t hesitate to use its authority to target them with large civil penalties. As the pandemic has left many people in dire financial straits, money-making pitches have … Read more

How to Avoid Scammers and Find a Reputable Extended Car Warranty Company

Car warranties can be a helpful tool for keeping your car safe and reliable. An extended car warranty is much like the warranties that come with new cars. It covers your car’s mechanical and electrical systems, such as the engine and transmission, if they break down. Unfortunately, there are many extended car warranty scams out … Read more

Online Learning Sucks: Don’t pay $50,000 a year to take classes in your pajamas

American universities are in a tight spot. When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, almost all of them closed their campuses and switched to online instruction. Result? Students filed hundreds of lawsuits against the colleges, claiming–rightly in my opinion–that online teaching is inferior to face-to-face instruction and wasn’t what they paid for. In many … Read more

Do You Owe Equitable Acceptance Over Student Loan Help – No You Don’t

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Equitable Acceptance Corporation has a clever plan when student loan debt relief was being sold hot and heavy. They would take over the contracts owed for services and when the underlying debt relief company vanished or folded, the contracts were still due, even when the services delivered were haphazard at best. “Equitable Acceptance Corporation (EAC) … Read more