National Consumer Protection Week: Identity TheftIf you believe you are a victim of identity theft, get your free credit report right away to ensure identity thieves have not opened additional accounts.
National Consumer Protection Week: PasswordsLet’s talk about the passwords to your various accounts. You can’t shop on Amazon, check the morning newspaper or you phone bill online without a password.
National Consumer Protection Week: More From The FTCRemember there's no sure thing in investing. If someone contacts you saying they have a low-risk, high-return investment opportunity, stay away.
National Consumer Protection Week: FTCFederal Trade Commission (FTC) has some suggestions to help you avoid fraud.
National Consumer Protection Week: Scams, Spams & PhishingThis is National Consumers Protection week. This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.
JetBlue Warns Of $500 Gift Card ScamJetBlue is warning flyers about a fake offer going around the internet that’s just too good to be true.
Police Warn Of 'Can You Hear Me?' Phone ScamIf the next phone call you answer starts off strangely, it might be a scam.
Making The Holidays Happen: Holiday ScamsScammers are very aware that so many of us are frazzled this time of year and we let our guard down.
Preventing Senior Scams: Medical FraudBesides trying to get your Medicare number, scammers may call about an overdue medical bill, asking for bank account information so they can process the payment. Best advice, hang up.
Preventing Senior Scams: Medicare FraudAlmost everyone over 65 has Medicare as their primary insurance and your Medicare card uses your Social Security number for identification.
Preventing Senior Scams: Research OffersThe Federal Trade Commission has some guidelines when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone.
Preventing Senior Scams: Red FlagsEvery year thousands of people lose money to scams, from a few dollars to their life savings.