Employment Scam Costs Woman Nearly $9,000

Job hunting seems to cost more in North Dakota as one woman found herself in a $9,000 scam by a company who is even registered with the Better Business Bureau. Her story comes to you from KX News Brenda is looking for a job–sending her resume everywhere. “I’m out there on Monster and Career Builders…” says …

How Ballmer’s $2 Billion Clippers Offer Could Pay Off

Steve Ballmer literally shoots down all other bids with his $2 billion dollar offer to buy the Los Angeles Clippers. But, it’s not quite as crazy as it seems, even if it’s a purchase driven in no small part by the glamor of being a team owner, reports CNN Money. That’s because Ballmer’s timing to …

Man Charged With Stealing $350,000 Worth of Human Skin From Hospital

More than $350,000 worth of human skin was stolen by a medical company sales representative in a span of several years. ABC News reports that Gary Dudek, 54, of Wallingford, was arrested Monday and charged with theft, receiving stolen property and tampering with records. Authorities say he worked until September as a sales representative for …

4 Ways Crooks Cash In On Your Personal and Financial Data

We’ve all heard about the massive data breaches and who’s at risk, what was taken and the fraud prevention services offered, but just how do these thieves convert that stolen data into cash? Fox Business reports that it’s not so easy being a data crook. The processes criminals have to use to turn your information into …

Protect Your Assets with Jean Ann Dorrell on the Unlock Your Wealth Radio

Jean Ann Dorrell, Certified Estate Planner and Published Author helps listeners understand how to protect their assets with Heather Wagenhals, Executive Producer and host of UnlockYourWealthRadio.com on Libsyn’sPopular Money Show and Season 19 Running with Scissors. Author, speaker and founder of Senior Financial Security, Inc., Jean Ann Dorrell’s experience includes giving financial advice on more than 50 television news …

High School Graduates are Target for College Scholarship Scams

A high school senior in Amarillo, Texas, recently received an exciting phone call informing him he had received a $7,000 grant. Considering he had been applying for grants and scholarships to help pay for college, he was relieved to hear he was accepted for such a grant. Until this happened… ABC 10 News reports the high …

Jeopardy Contestant Makes History, Winning Nearly $400K

Julia Collins has racked up more wins than any other woman in “Jeopardy!” history, earning $391,600 in the process. GMA reports the success, which marks a dream come true for Collins, who predicted she’d become a champion on the show in her eighth-grade yearbook, she said. “I was a pretty nerdy kid,” Collins says. “I …

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Wedding Cost Breakdown

For Kim Kardashian and Kanye West the most important day of their lives finally came, well for Kim Kardashian it was the third time, but for Kanye West it was his first experience walking down the ‘pricey’ aisle. The cost of Kimye’s wedding didn’t just start on isle, rather the star-studded guest’s began their celebration with the couple …

8 Retirement Screwup’s to Avoid

The potential pitfalls threatening a successful retirement are many, and the biggest errors fall into both psychological and financial categories, according to financial advisers. CNBC spoke with eight advisers, who between them came up with the eight most common mistakes made in retirement. Lack of clarity “The greatest concern we have with our clients is …

Jean Ann Dorrell Protects Your Assets and More on This Week’s Money Show

Jean Ann Dorrell, Certified Estate Planner and Published Author helps listeners understand how to protect their assets with Heather Wagenhals, Executive Producer and host of UnlockYourWealthRadio.com on Libsyn’sPopular Money Show and Season 19 Running with Scissors this Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 9:00AM (PST). Author, speaker and founder of Senior Financial Security, Inc., Jean Ann Dorrell’s experience includes giving financial …

How Popular Brands Use Sneaky Tactics to Win Your Business

Tide, like several other well-known name brands are charging more while giving less. Along with the “new look” and downsize in products, an increase in price also appears on shelves. These sneaky tactics are hitting grocery stores fast, saving brands money by giving less product and costing you more loads. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, …

Telemarketing Company Pays $3.4 Million for their Alleged Violation of “Do Not Call” Rules

Telemarketers continue to call homes, offices and personal cell phones every day and more than likely they’ve been told to stop calling that particular number. Unfortunately one Massachusetts-based home security company didn’t follow those easy instructions of “Do Not Call” and is now being warned by the federal regulators, along with a pricey fine pay for …

How Your Library Card Can Save You Money

Did you know your library card can do more than just checkout books? It can actually be used to download hit singles by your favorite artist to play for free on your iPhone or you can use your library card to upload a best-seller on your Kindle which both sound like a great deal if …

7 of The Priciest Weddings… for Guests

Getting married, as most people have heard, is not a low-cost endeavor. Neither, as it turns out, is being a wedding guest. The average guest will spend $592 to attend a wedding this year, according to the American Express Spending & Savings Tracker. That’s up 10 percent from 2013 and 75 percent from 2012. (And …

Has Dr. Dre’s drunken boast cost his company $3.2 billion?

We haven’t heard anything official about its supposed $3.2 billion purchase of Beats from Apple yet and now Billboard reports there’s a good reason for that. According to Billboard’s sources, Apple was not at all happy about a video posted by actor Tyrese Gibson where a couple of weeks ago in which Beats founder and hip-hop legend Dr. Dre boasts about becoming “the first billionaire in hip-hop.” …