Sarah Li Cain

Sarah Li Cain is a freelance personal finance, credit and real estate writer who works with fintech startups and Fortune 500 financial services companies to educate consumers through her writing. Her work has been featured on Bankrate, Redbook, LendingTree, Transferwise, Discover and Quicken Loans. She has also spoken at financial media conferences, including FinCon. She’s also the 2019 recipient of the Plutus Awards for best financial contributor.


Recent Articles by Sarah

How to Check If a Phone Number Is Real

March 19, 2020

Who is this calling me? How to tell if a number is coming from a real person, a telemarketer or, worse still, fraudsters.

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How to Get a Virus Off Your Phone

March 12, 2020

Your cellphone is a palm-sized computer that can be vulnerable to viruses, too. Read on to find out how to get viruses off your phone.

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How to Remove Malware From an Android Phone

March 2, 2020

There are an estimated 2 billion Android phones around the world, making the device an attractive target for fraudsters and malicious software. Here's how to remove malware from your phone.

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How Do You Know If Your Phone Is Tapped?

January 27, 2020

Hearing strange noises on the line, or seeing poor battery life and a spike in data usage? Here are some signs your phone may be tapped or the victim of spyware.

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What Are Lottery Scams? Protect Yourself From Fraud

December 22, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission calls lottery and sweepstakes scams as one of the most common frauds today. Here’s what you should know.

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What Is DNS Spoofing?

December 13, 2019

Don't know what DNS spoofing is? If you've fallen for a fake website, you may be a victim of this malevolent hack (also known as DNS cache poisoning).

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What Is the Best VPN Service 2020: Review of Top Providers

December 13, 2019

Check out our picks for the top VPN services that allow you to securely browse the internet.

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How to Find Out If Someone Is in Jail

November 22, 2019

Looking for a friend or relative, and think they may be incarcerated? Here's how you can find out.

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How to Find Out If Someone Is Married

November 22, 2019

Want to find out if someone is married? You can search public records for the county records where you suspect the marriage occurred. If that’s unknown, a paid search may be the next step

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What is Adware? How to Protect Against This Common Nuisance

November 15, 2019

Adware is becoming a more common nuisance. Somewhere in the gray area between malware and legitimate software, adware can slow the performance of your device.

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Jessica's Law: Protection Against Child Predators

October 25, 2019

Learn about Jessica Lunsford and how her case prompted state legislators to pass a law to protect children against predators.

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What Is A Pharming Attack? How To Protect Yourself

October 9, 2019

Pharming is a scam in which malware misdirects a computer or server to fraudulent websites. Learn how to guard yourself against this identity theft scheme.

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How To Block An Email Address in Gmail, Yahoo, iPhone

September 11, 2019

Want to stop the emails from a nuisance sender? Here’s how you can quickly block unwanted emails.

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Disclaimer: The above is solely intended for informational purposes and in no way constitutes legal advice or specific recommendations.