7 ways to conserve energy and save money this summer

It’s hot out — and with climate change upon us, it’s bound to get even hotter. This summer’s surge in heat may also mean big and unexpected surges to your monthly energy bills. According to Energy Star, heating …

6 tips for a safe and healthy travel season

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and that usually means summer travel is just around the corner. This year, as more people steadily become vaccinated, pandemic protocols loosened and cabin fever has worn out its welcome, more than …

How history is taught matters: Results of our survey with Zinn Education Project

How history is taught matters, especially Black history.  That’s why, as our country continues to wrestle with issues of racial justice and civil rights, we recently reached out to CREDO members to answer a short survey in collaboration …

How to protect yourself (and your money) from phishing, vishing and smishing scams

If you’ve received a strange email, call or text recently that made you think twice, you may have been hit with a social engineering scam. Hackers and scammers are always looking for new ways to steal our personal …

How to quickly find a lost or stolen phone

What to do if your Apple device has been lost or stolen 1) Prepare now before your iPhone or iPad is lost. All newer Apple devices come with a feature called Activation Lock, a feature that’s designed to …

CREDO protects your data. But what about your friends on T-Mobile and AT&T?

Not all cell phone companies have their customers’ best interests in mind, especially when it comes to selling your sensitive data to the highest bidder. We were reminded about that recently when we learned T-Mobile is planning to …

How to take better photos with your smartphone

Spring is finally upon us, and we’re coming out of our winter hibernations. With the nicer weather come more opportunities to take great photos outside! But you say you don’t have a camera? Sure you do — it’s …

How to save your important voicemails on your phone

There are lots of reasons you might want to save voicemail messages from your phone. A sweet note from a distant relative. A doctor’s appointment reminder. Directions to a kid’s ball game. Or even switching carriers to CREDO …

Here’s how to securely erase your phone before selling or trading in

If you’re planning to sell, trade in or give away your current phone, there are a number of steps you should take to prepare your phone in order to protect your personal information and secure your data and …

AT&T funds Republican causes. CREDO powers progress. Where do you want your money going?

If you’re like most Americans, you want to spend your hard-earned dollars with companies that share your values. That’s why we founded CREDO — to give consumers an alternative to big profit-driven, mega-corporations while helping fund the progressive …