LISTEN TO BOOMTOWN RADIO! “ALL the Music That Matters for the Generation That Created Rock 'n' Roll”

Keeping Your Smartphone & Tablet Safe

Many smartphones and tablets are preset to find and join networks automatically. This may seem like a good idea as it could save you on data fees, but be careful.

Many public networks are unsecure and can easily be breached by hackers.

You can solve this problem in two ways.

First, turn off the option on your device(s) to automatically connect to networks and turn on the option to ask you first. Second, simply make sure your phone or tablet is off when you’re not using it. Hackers can’t access a device if it’s off the grid.

Pop Up Player

Latest Posts–Financial Info

  • Why You Should Avoid Online Reviews
    Once upon a time, people relied on magazines like Consumer Reports before making big purchase decision. Now, people increasingly rely on online reviews. But most experts give those kind of ratings low ratings! There are several reasons…
  • When's the Best Time to Take Social Security?
    Money experts agree, the longer you can wait before starting to takew Social Security beneits the better off you'll be. If you can afford, wait until the maximum age of 70 (when you must start…
  • The Golden Fleecing
    You see the ads for this kind thing on the cable channels in the wee small hours of the morning. Buy gold or silver as a hedge against bad economic times. But many of the…
  • More Is Not Always Better
    As technology gives us more and more options, it turns out that more features do not always equate to consumer satisfaction. Studies have shown that when purchasing hi-tech devices like smartphones and smart TVs, consumers…
  • The Cheapest Way to Monitor Your Credit
    Before you pay money to monitor your credit, check out these sites which promise to do the job for free:CreditKarma.comCreditSesame.comAnd this site that will monitor your SSN and up to 3 credit cards: TrustedID.com.
  • There's Gold in That Old Cell Phone!
    We all know how fast tech devices seem to age. But don’t just chuck them out. There is a market for older cell phones, tablet, laptops and the like. Online sites like uSell and Gazelle…