Nicholas Pell

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer based in Southern California by way of Portland, OR and Providence, RI. He covers consumer credit, retirement, mortgages, debt management and frugal living.

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5 Ways to Opt Out of Data Collection | Your Security Resource

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer based in Hollywood, CA. He writes about music, personal finance and technology for publications such as LA Weekly, Salon ......

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Why You Think You're the Exception to the Dangers of Texting While ...

Why You Think You're the Exception to the Dangers of Texting While Driving -- But You're Not. By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: It's time to 'fess up: You've  ......

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Fired for What You Post? | Your Security Resource

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer based in Hollywood, CA. He writes about music, personal finance and technology for publications such as LA Weekly, Salon ......

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How to Quit Facebook | Your Security Resource

How to Quit Facebook. By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: There are a lot of good reasons to leave Facebook. It takes up a lot of your time. It's hard to keep all  ......

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Farewell, Anonymity. Hello, Facial Recognition Apps

Hello, Facial Recognition Apps. By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: A lot of people were creeped out when Facebook first offered facial recognition in photos ....

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Citizens Business Bank: How Safe Is Uber? | Your Security Resource

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: If you live in a city of any significant size, you're almost certainly familiar with Uber. UberX, one version of it, works like this:  ......

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Are Super Cookies Tracking You? | Your Security Resource

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: Thought you could set your browser to reject cookies and be safe? Now “super cookies” are tracking you even when ......

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5 Signs You're Addicted to Your Phone | Your Security Resource

5 Signs You're Addicted to Your Phone. By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: Have you ever been accused of being addicted to your phone? Sure, it sounded  ......

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Why You Shouldn't Let Your Under-13 Child Have a Facebook ...

Why You Shouldn't Let Your Under-13 Child Have a Facebook Account. By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: Facebook's in-house rules are clear: No accounts ......

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Back to Campus Safety Checklist | Your Security Resource

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: Lots of college kids are heading back to campus with some shiny new devices. Mobile devices, laptops, smartphones ......

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Are You Being Watched by a Drone? | Your Security Resource

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: When we say “drone,” you probably think of pilotless military planes fighting a war halfway around the world. But today ......

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How to Create a Social Media Contract With Your Kids | Your ...

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer based in Hollywood, CA. He writes about music, personal finance and technology for publications such as LA Weekly, Salon ......

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Earthlink: Protect Your Kids' Online Privacy | Your Security Resource

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: Every time your kids use the Internet, they' re leaving a trail of digital breadcrumbs that advertisers and future employers ......

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How to Turn Your Phone into Your Wallet | Your Security Resource

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: You might not be in the same league as Seinfeld's George Costanza when his wallet was so packed that it gave him back  ......

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Earthlink: How Your Kids Are Hiding from You Online | Your Security ...

By Nicholas Pell. Connect: Subscribe: Following your kids on Twitter and Facebook is great. But that doesn't mean you're privy to everything your kids are doing ......