Before You Sign Up For That Free Trial….Read This

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Jun 11, 2015
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Identity Theft, Advertising, Current Events

An PBS NewsHour article provides a good reminder of what you may be giving up in return for that “free trial:”

“How much do you know about what companies do with your data?  Perhaps you don’t care who sees it, because you think you have nothing to hide…”

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Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.

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