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Online Holiday Shopping Series #6 – Shipping

December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The big day is less that ten days away and the shipping deadline is even closer. If you want those holiday gifts to get there before Christmas you better get on the ball.  Shipping companies are working at maximum capacity so you better get on board while you can. The United States Postal Service  offers...

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App of the Week: Doctor on Demand

December 12, 2014 | 1 Comments

Medical attention is is one of the most needed and costly services in the African-American community. It can take as much as three weeks to get a doctors appointment and even longer using public medical assistance programs. Not to mention the fact that some black people, especially black men, are just too damn stubborn to...

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Don’t get Doxxed!

December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sad truth about the Internet is that it is the greatest tool for good … and evil. Let’s face it; the Internet has put everybody’s business in the street. And for black people that is simply not a game we play. The word “doxx” is one of those techno-words that actually means something. Its means...

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App of the Week: Driving While Black

December 7, 2014 | 3 Comments

Incidents in recent weeks have reminded all people of the horrible relationship between black people and law enforcement. Again and again black men have ended up dead as a result of an encounter with a police officer. Driving while black is not a crime but a situation that is far more dangerous than just avoiding...

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ALERT! Order Confirmation Scam ALERT!

December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Order confirmations scams are exploding all over the Internet this holiday season. Ask anybody that works for UPS, FedEx or the USPS and they will tell you this time of year is the busiest there is for them. And for many people this time of year is when you send or receive the most packages....

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Online Price Discrimination

December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

African-American people are extremely sensitive to discrimination. No matter what form it takes it is ugly and wrong. Unfortunately discrimination has found a home on the Internet. Its called price discrimination. We have all had it happen to us. You search for a product or service and find it at one price but then later,...

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App of the Week: Cash Dash

November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Its the holiday shopping season and as I have said before merchants are waging all out war for your shopping dollars.  Wal-Mart is matching Amazon.com’s and pretty much everybody else’s online prices. Price matching is a common weapon retailers aim at each other. The app of the week is Cash Dash and it is the latest...

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CryptoLocker Threatens the Holiday Season

November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ransomware is not hard to understand. Its simply software, or malware, that takes control of your computer, encrypts all your files and threatens to destroy them unless you pay a ransom. Right now CryptoLocker is terrorizing people all over the world and destroying the joy of the holiday season. CryptoLocker is probably the nastiest and...

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Online Holiday Shopping Series #4 Price Matching

November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nothing is more frustrating than buying something and discovering later that another store has it for less than what you paid. And you know its going to happen sooner or later. Most of the great shoppers know how to go back to the store and ask for a price match. Most stores will give you...

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Want to get in the stock market? Have you thought about investing but wondered where to get the money?. Who said you needed a lot of money to invest in the stock market? Acorns, the App of the Week, will help you to begin investing by starting small, very small. The Acorns app is connected...

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