How to Prepare For a Financial Crisis [Video]

Global Financial Meltdown – One Of The Best Financial Crisis Documentary Films Storm ahead? Here’s how to prepare for a financial crisis As the IMF and others warn us that a downturn (crisis) could be coming, we examine how you can protect yourself Patrick Collinson Cloudy outlook … some experts think a crash is around the corner. Photograph: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images Every 10 years or so a financial crisis hits global markets – and it’s 10 years since the last one. This week the IMF warned that not only are…

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Most Common Addictions [Video]

Game Addiction

10 Most Common Addictions The real danger of internet addiction. 10 Most Common Addictions Alcohol, tobacco, drugs, gambling, shopping, sex, food, video games, internet, and work are the 10 most common forms of addiction. What characterizes these forms of addiction? And how can we understand this phenomenon? When we think of addiction, most of us think of alcohol and drugs.  Indeed, alcohol addiction costs just America $250 billion a year, 2 billion people have problems with alcohol worldwide and 185 million abuse drugs.  70% of violent crime is enacted by…

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When Do You Plan to Retire? [Video]

Can You Afford to Retire?   Fox News Survey “When Do You Plan to Retire” Before Age 65 – 32% At Age 65 – 19% After Ager 65 – 23% Never – 23% Age of golden workers: Many seniors working into the 80s and 90s to stay active – Never Retire Madam Lim Swee Ee, who turns 90 this year (in 2017), has been serving customers at the Khian Guan Goods store, which sells preserved dried goods and herbal products, at Albert Centre in Bugis for the last 20 years.…

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Common Travel Scams [Video]

15 Common Travel Scams (And How To Avoid Them) By Matthew Karsten TRAVEL SAFETY TIPS Shady people love to take advantage of tourists, and if you’re not careful, it’s easy to become a victim. Here are some of the most common travel scams around the world. Stay safe out there! As travelers, it is easy to think that we are smart enough to avoid getting ripped off on travel scams. But, the truth is, it happens to the best of us. Including me! While I’ve shared all kinds of useful travel…

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Sexting May Lead to Sextortion [Video]

The Sextortion of Amanda Todd A year after her death, most people remember Amanda Todd from her YouTube video, holding up hand-written pages describing how one mistake in front of a webcam led to her torment by bullies at school and online. But beyond that viral video, the fifth estate reveals a more complex and disturbing story about what happened to the B.C. teenager driven to suicide in October 2012 – not just bullying, but the deliberate sexual extortion of a 15-year-old girl by online predators. the fifth estate host…

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Military Dating Romance Scams [Video]

Online Dating Scams Dating and Romance Scams Intro Dating and Romance Common Faces Identify Scammer Profiles with Google Images What is a Romance Scam? A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigning romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud. Wikipedia Facebook Military Romance Scams Profiles Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts. Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican of Illinois…

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Dating Scams [Video]

Dating Scams

Learn to Recognize and Avoid Dating Scams ‘Don’t Be a Victim’ Series: Dating Scams aka Romance Scams Led to $143 Million in Stolen Money Simona Blanda was looking online for Mr. Right, but instead, she wound up with both a broken heart and a broken bank account. Blanda was a victim of a so-called romance scam, which last year duped victims out of $143 million nationwide, according to the Federal Trade Commission. In Blanda’s case, she ended up $25,000 in debt. Blanda thought she found her perfect match on a…

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