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Scams & Fraud

We now live in a world where we are a constant target for both scams and attacks on our wallet.

So how do we protect ourselves? What do we need to know? How do we stop others from stealing our personal and financial information? How do we tell what is phony and what is real?

The resources below will answer those question and help keep your money in your pocket.

55 or Older? Be Aware of These Scams!

A Twist on Nigerian Scams

Are You (and Your Money) Safe on Facebook?

Are You at Risk of Spearphishing?

Are You in Money Trouble? Get Ready for the Vultures!

Avoid Job Search Scams

Avoiding "Loan" Schemes and Other "Services" Risky to Your Financial Well-being

Avoiding Disaster Related Scams

Beware of Phishing Phone Calls

Clickbaiting: The Online Bait and Switch

Do You Give to Charities?

Don't Fall for Home Repair Scams--At Any Time of Year

Don't Fall for Tax Time Scams

Don't Get Caught by This Fake IRS Tax Form Scam

Facebook User? Be Alert for These Scams

Fed Up with Robocalls?

Flipping Money Scams on Social Networks!

Flipping Money Scams on Social Networks!

FoolProof Top 10 Scams: Beware of the Red-Lipped Batfish Trick!

Giving to Disaster Relief? Read These Tips First