Welcome to “Ask Stacy,” a new video feature on Money Talks News. Most weekdays, I’ll answer a money question sent in by a reader or viewer. (Learn how to send in a question of your own below.)
Today’s question involves staying safe online, especially when doing super-sensitive things like investing or banking.
I’ve been doing this stuff online for years. Here’s how I stay safe.
We have a lot of additional information on this topic. One place to start: “7 Ways to Guard Your Wallet — and Identity — When Shopping Online.”
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I founded Money Talks News in 1991. I’m a CPA, and have also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.
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