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by TheBRod
Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Debit cards can cause problems
Replies: 114
Views: 14985

Debit card = your money
Credit card = bank money

Which one do you think the bank is going to fight harder for?
by TheBRod
Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How much should a locksmith charge for emergency service?
Replies: 27
Views: 10082

I agree that this was not an emergency. How did this constitute a danger to life/limb/public safety? It didn't. Personally, I liked the following part in the post "He offered to give me a ride in his unmarked vehicle to the nearest ATM. I told him I didn’t get into cars with strangers". Di...
by TheBRod
Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Forgot my MS Outlook password and can't get in
Replies: 11
Views: 1933

www(dot)nirsoft(dot)net/password_recovery_tools.html sorry, I'm a new(ish) forum user so I can't use direct hyperlinks yet. However, I've used software from nirsoft a few times before and it's been incredibly helpful. I agree with LadyGeek; with anything you download off the net, it would be prudent...
by TheBRod
Tue Dec 28, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Military Investing
Replies: 125
Views: 50446

@SwampDonkey It's called the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (military(dot)com/benefits/legal-matters/scra/overview) There's some strings attached to the program (the debt must occur BEFORE you enter active duty, debt must be over 6%, you make less $$ in the military then as you did as a civilian), ...
by TheBRod
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: another question on computer security
Replies: 19
Views: 2098

I agree with Edge on this one. I'm no math whiz but for each answer intercepted out of your 3-5 security questions gives an attacker a 20-33% chance per login to compromise your account. Now assuming that your security question changes with every login, you only need to log on a maximum of 5 times t...
by TheBRod
Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: another question on computer security
Replies: 19
Views: 2098

The simple answer is yes. If there's a keylogger on the machine that you're using then it is entirely conceivable that at one point or another, you'll enter in the answer to your security question. Now, there's a lot of factors into this question. Some websites use only one security question while o...