Heartbleed: What It Is and How You Can Protect Yourself

A “Heartbleed”, although not a detrimental health concern, is a serious issue – for Internet users. This “Heartbleed Bug” is described as the biggest security breach in Internet history. Why? How? These are valid questions. Let me share with you

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Don’t Be A Fool With Your Finances!

Being responsible with your finances might seem like common sense, but many people overlook the little things that can make a big difference in their bank accounts. In honor of April fool’s Day, I’d like to share some foolish financial

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The Hidden Cost of Traveling

Have you ever traveled outside of the country or do you plan to in the future? If so, it’s important to keep in mind how and where you will exchange your American dollars for the local currency. Many people, including

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Controlling Your Personal Debt

Learn how to control your personal debt and accomplish your financial goals, by making your personal debt work for you. Are you aware that the average US household credit card debt stands at $15,252? How does it happen? And how

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Foster Teens Learn to Take Hold of Their Finances

Do you remember how and when you first became informed about personal finances? I was roughly fifteen years old when I was taught how to write a check. Fortunately for me, I have parents who helped teach me such vital

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Friendships are priceless but wouldn’t it be nice to get paid to talk to your friends? Well, here at Connex, you can! Connex is introducing the Tell-Your-Friends referral program. Refer a friend, and BOTH receive a $50 reward. Now, I

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Learn to LOVE Your Library!

The other day, I asked a coworker if she had a heart-shaped cake pan that I could borrow (As a Resident Assistant at my school, I wanted to bake a festive Valentine’s Day cake for my residents). My coworker unfortunately

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