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‘SIM swap’ scams swiped $68 million in 2021— here’s how to protect yourself

The FBI warns criminals are getting victims’ cellphone numbers assigned to new SIM cards, and then stealing bank account information and other personal data Read More

‘They have an uneasy truce’: How do I keep my girlfriend’s abusive estranged husband from getting his hands on any inheritance I leave her?

‘She plans to divorce him eventually, but she is not ready to take that step for fear of what will happen at that time.’ Read More

Would a federal gas tax holiday mean lower prices at the pump? Don’t bet on it, critics say

Some Democratic lawmakers and the White House are reportedly considering the idea of a pause on the federal gas tax. Read More

Unruly plane passenger tries to open cabin door, but a crew member saves the day with a blow from a coffee pot

An unruly, 50-year-old male passenger on an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles tried to open the plane’s door after a scuffle with a flight attendant. Read More

‘It’s really hard for locals to compete’: Out-of-towners have one major advantage over locals in America’s hottest housing markets

Migration patterns across the country are putting pressure on families’ budgets. Read More

The most common excuses for not buying an electric vehicle are mostly unfounded

Many car shoppers still have concerns about EVs—some of which are actually outdated or unfounded. Read More

What is the Alfa Romeo Tonale, and why does it come with a non-fungible token?

This could be Alfa Romeo’s contender in the smaller SUV space. But what’s with the NFT? Read More

What is a multicurrency account, and should you get one?

You might need a more global account for certain banking needs. That’s where a multicurrency account comes in. Read More

Wisconsin engineering professor admits to bilking foreign students out of $1.2 million via phony tuition scheme

Troy Liu pleaded guilty to taking tuition payments from Chinese research assistants whose tuition had been waived by the university. Read More

Flurry of EV commercials during Super Bowl led to huge jump in searches for this particular SUV (hint: even electric puppies sell)

Seven auto brands aired eight commercials, with six focused solely on their EV offerings, to a captive audience during Sunday night’s Super Bowl. Read More

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