Fraud, Robocalls, Baby Boomers

Preventing Fraud for Seniors (and Others!)

Each year, hundreds of thousands of seniors in the U.S. fall victim to fraud. Since they’re more likely to have savings and their oft more trusting and polite natures, they make attractive targets to scammers.

Fraud, Financial Advice

How to Avoid Fraud in Popular Peer-to-Peer Payment Apps

Peer-to-peer transfers have revolutionized the way we handle our money. We no longer need to carry around much cash, or stress over how to pay our friends and family back for meals. For the most part, using apps like Venmo and CashApp is overwhelmingly safe, but that doesn’t mean that fraudsters

Investment, Fraud, Pyramid Scheme, Security, Financial Advice, Ponzi Scheme

What Red Flags Should I Look For When Investing?

Investments are almost always a profitable part of saving. Everyone wants more money, and one of the easiest ways to get it is through passive income. But this means that scammers might attempt to swindle your potential gain into their own.

Credit Cards, Fraud, Security, Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Identity Theft, Scams

How To Bank Safely Online

Banking in the modern day means using technology. Everything from how you pay your bills to your phone’s mobile wallet are automated systems with access to your routing and account numbers, plus other important financial information.

Credit Cards, Fraud, Security, Video, Mobile Banking, Debit Cards, Technology

How Can I Add My Cards To A Mobile Wallet?

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Fraud, Security, Romance Scams, Mobile Banking, Scams, Robocalls

What Are Robocalls & How Do I Stop Them?

When your phone rings, do you even bother to answer? Probably not unless you recognize the number. If an unknown caller comes across your screen, chances are you’ll send it straight to voicemail.

Fraud, Security, Romance Scams, Online Banking, Identity Theft, Scams, Technology, Robocalls

Cases Of Romance Fraud Are On The Rise

The FBI reports that cases of confidence fraud have risen dramatically in recent years. Confidence fraud occurs when a scam-artist gains the trust of an unsuspecting victim with the intent to defraud them. One of the most common methods of this type of fraud is through online relationships.

Credit Cards, Fraud, Security, Identity Theft, Scams, Debit Cards

What Is Credit Card Skimming? How Do I Prevent It?

Fraud Prevention

 

Credit, Fraud, Security, Financial Advice, Identity Theft, Scams

What Is A Get Rich Quick Scheme?

Quick cash schemes happen when a victim pays money in anticipation of receiving something in return—typically a loan, gift or investment—and once they've paid up, they receive little or nothing in return. 

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