PayPal is one of the most important accounts you have online. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a huge PayPal fan, but when it comes to your money, you don’t want to play around. While getting your Facebook account hijacked is a huge annoyance, it’s nothing like getting your money stolen out of your PayPal account. And the scammers know this too. That’s why PayPal is one of the most targeted accounts for phishing and scams – there’s real money to be had.
Like most people, I enjoy going out to places with my friends. Restaurants, movies, overnight trips, amusement parks, paintballing – you name it and I’ll go. Going out as a group is great but sometimes there are complications, especially when it comes down to money. Fortunately, there’s a new website that aims to solve this problem. It’s called What Do I Owe You?
Keeping track of our expenses and purchases is easier when we shop online and use debit or credit cards, instead of checks and cash. No matter our best intentions, it’s a pain to keep up with receipts and record purchases in a checkbook. Plus, based on my experience, I think we tend to spend our money more wisely when we keep a weekly track of where and how much of our discretionary money goes to non-essential items and services.
It’s been just under two years since Google came out with Google Wallet, a revolutionary way to use your Android smartphone or tablet’s NFC capabilities to pay for stuff that you regularly buy. Since the service first came out, there are now a number of devices which are capable of using it, provided you’re also on the right carrier. It also supports MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express credit cards.