Critter Corner: Has Mom’s Social Security Number Been Suspended or Cancelled?

Dear Magic, The phone rings a lot at my mother’s house (she has quite the social life for a 90-year old woman!) One call she received the other day sounded official to her, she explained to me, but she couldn’t get to the phone … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How Can Caregivers Help Protect Loved Ones Against Scams?

Dear Angel, I am a caregiver for my father, but not always around. I have a feeling he is being targeted by scammers. How can I know for sure? Also, do you have any tips for me on how I can help protect him against fraud and … [Read more...]

One Typo Could Cost You Your Computer

Q. My sister-in-law Janet is always on Facebook. She loves seeing what her children and grandchildren are up to, catching up with old friends, and playing Scrabble. She is a quick typist, and one day, in her haste, she recalls … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Beware of Woodchucks

Dear Angel, The other day a man from a "tree company" came to my door, and pressured me to cut down branches that he said would damage my house in the next big storm. He asked me for payment upfront. When my wife came home, she … [Read more...]