Tag Archives: 'fraud prevention

Scamming Seniors: Don’t Be a Sitting Duck

Scamming Seniors: Don’t Be a Sitting Duck

Seniors are often targets for scam artists. They often have financial resources, and they may trust a handshake and a smile as a “deal.” Today, scammers come at seniors from all directions. If you [...]

Debit or Credit Card? Which Is Right for You and When?

Debit or Credit Card? Which Is Right for You and When?

When personal information is stolen and is in the hands of the “bad guys,” it may motivate you to weigh the best buying option whenever you make a purchase. Is it better to use a debit [...]

Should You Pay for Credit Monitoring? Consider the Pros and Cons

Should You Pay for Credit Monitoring? Consider the Pros and Cons

Many consumers purchase credit monitoring services – services that deliver messages any time your credit report is viewed or, worse, changed without your knowledge. Should you pay a monthly fee for credit monitoring? There are pros [...]

You’ve Just Won a Foreign Lottery! Sound Too Good to be True?

You’ve Just Won a Foreign Lottery! Sound Too Good to be True?

If it sounds too good to be true, it’s probably a scam. Con artists scam Americans out of nearly $1 billion a year using foreign lottery schemes, and often target senior citizens, according to the U.S. [...]

Ten Tips to Help Protect Your Mobile Device

Ten Tips to Help Protect Your Mobile Device

Your mobile device stores sensitive information including your email, bank and social media accounts. The American Bankers Association (ABA) lists 10 tips to help keep your information – and your money – safe. [...]

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