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Tweens and cell phones: A guide for responsible use

Tweens and cell phonesCell phones are becoming increasingly common among younger teens and tweens. To help parents manage their tween’s use of a cell phone, NCL has put together advice for families on how to shop for tweens’ phones, how to keep down costs, and how to set some simple rules to make sure a child doesn’t misuse the phone.

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Celebrate National Cyber Security Month

October is National Cyber Security MonthIt's National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and NCL is working to educate consumers about the most-commonly reported scams popping up online, often disguised as legitimate offers, meant to trick victims and steal their money.

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Your child's cell phone: Before you buy

Girls looking at a cell phoneBefore beginning the shopping for a tween’s cell phone, ask yourself some basic questions to set expectations for your family.

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