Amazon Liable for Billing Parents for Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges

The Federal Trade Commission’s request was granted by a federal judge for summary judgment in the agency’s lawsuit against Amazon, Inc., for billing consumers for unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children. The judge’s order in the case finds that Amazon received many complaints from consumers about surprise in-app charges incurred by children, citing the fact that the company’s disclosures …

Dr. Joel Wade Reveals Ways You Can Create Opportunities

Unlock Your Wealth Radio and host Heather Wagenhals, welcomes back the insightful Dr. Joel Wade, author of Mastering Happiness and life coach as he reveals how listeners can find opportunities right in front of you. that will lead you to success. Tune in to this interview to learn from Dr. Joel Wade on the challenges we face in life and how those …

How Much Money Has Each Presidential Candidate Raised?

Trump swept all five primary states this past Tuesday, and with Hillary’s victory in every state except Rhode Island (the sole win for Bernie Sanders), their positions as presumptive nominees for the presidency are quickly locking into place. Myriad assorted factors play into a candidate emerging victorious in a state’s primary, but a strong financial foundation, whether acquired through campaign contributions, Super PACs …

FTC Charges Education Lead Generator with Tricking Job Seekers

The agency’s first enforcement action against an education lead generator, operators of Gigats.com have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company claimed it was “pre-screening” job applicants for hiring employers when it was actually gathering information for other purposes, including lead generation for post-secondary schools and career training programs. According to the …

Do You Know Where Your Money Goes? If Not, That’s a Problem

Tracking how much you’re spending is not as much fun as actually spending it. In fact several Americans are “too busy” shopping, dining out and spending money on traveling that they don’t want to bother with the extra work to track their fun. “If I go out with friends, I don’t want to sit there with a …

5 Social Media Scams to Avoid

Scammers have been worming their way into giant social media networks to trick people into giving over their personal and financial information. Over the past year, the number of phishing attempts on social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn has exploded 150%, experts at security firm Proofpoint say. […Read More]

Opportunities to Succeed with Dr. Joel Wade on UYWRadio

 Unlock Your Wealth Radio and host Heather Wagenhals, welcomes back the insightful Dr. Joel Wade, author of Mastering Happiness and life coach as he reveals how listeners can find opportunities right in front of you. that will lead you to success. Tune in this Friday, April 29th at 9AM PST on the Libsyn platform to learn from Dr. Joel Wade on …

Amazon Kindle Scammers Make Big Money From Phony Books

Scam artists are now making thousands of dollars publishing free, fake books that people are tricked into opening but never read. Amazon created Kindle Unlimited, a Netflix for books, that’s delivering indie authors revenue and readers. But it turns out that the way it works may have created an opportunity for scammers to steal earnings from real writers producing genuine …

Cost of Bad Business in Baseball Stadiums

Cities around the country have been spending public money to build stadiums for sports teams, even though it’s almost always bad business. Here are some stats on a few cities that have performed bad business in Major League Baseball: RELATED: Sleeping Baseball Fan Sues MLB, Yankees and ESPN for $10 Million 6: The number of teams …

6 Things Learned About IRS’s Fight Against Fraud And Identity Theft

Challenging times continue for the IRS. For the last few years, people contacting the IRS have encountered lengthy phone hold times, and identity theft and refund fraud drain billions of dollars’ worth of tax refunds into the pockets of international criminals. The Government Accountability Office has the job of overseeing government agencies, including the IRS, …

Take Emotion Out of the Picture: Keys To Riches Number Five

Tune in to this week’s Key Number Five – Take Emotion Out of the Picture as host Heather Wagenhals offers specific financial techniques to help your financial habits become healthy money management skills. The Keys To Riches™ Financial Wellness Series is a baker’s dozen of financial concepts that teach you how to think like the rich and be in control …

Protect Your Financial Future with Brett Gottlieb on UYWRadio

Brett Gottlieb, Founder of Comprehensive Advisor and financial advisor joins Heather Wagenhals, host of Unlock Your Wealth Radio, on a holistic approach in this week’s interview. Tune in as we listen to Brett reveal how he builds strong relationships with his clients, offering financial advice and assistance on several areas including retirement planning, estate planning, investment portfolio construction, individual investment selection and …

Tiny Home – 55 inches Wide – Listed at $519,900

This Seattle home appears normal from the front door, but as you continue to walk to the side, you see a house that’s a sliver of its front-facing self — and is 55 inches wide at its narrowest point. RELATED: One Family Traveled Across Europe for 75 Days on a Budget PlanOmatic PlanOmatic Zillow It wasn’t …

One Family Traveled Across Europe for 75 Days on a Budget

Traveling expenses for a family can really add up to the point you don’t want to even go on a trip. However Cliff Hsia, writer and creator of LiveFamilyTravel.com, recently took to his blog to break down exactly how he traveled on a budget and turned a frightened expense into a valuable experience with his wife …

US Women’s Soccer: ‘Time to Take a Stand’ for Pay Equality

U.S. women’s soccer star Alex Morgan is part of a group who filed a federal complaint over equal pay, is speaking out about her decision to publicly raise the issue. In an essay for Cosmopolitan published on Equal Pay Day, Morgan, 26, writes about the effect of growing up in a household where her mother …