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Choosing a Charity? 4 Ways to Slip Past Swindlers

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Having the financial stability that allows you to donate to a charity is a wonderful thing. No matter what your motivations for donating are, it’s important to know who you’re donating money to and what they’re going to do with your donation. Unfortunately, a lot of organizations are eager to exploit those good intentions in […]

Avoiding Identity Theft During Tax Season

Friday, March 2, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

It’s unlikely for the thief who aims to steal an identity to pay their victim’s taxes. Their usual agenda is to heist the tax return, and it’s becoming more prevalent with each year. A consumer alert from the IRS reported a 400 percent increase in online phishing and malware attacks during the 2016 U.S. tax […]

Facebook Scams to Avoid

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

There are so many scams on Facebook today, each more enticing than the last. Some offer free products while others have compelling clickbait titles. The best thing that you can do to protect yourself against Facebook scams is to educate yourself. Read on to learn the types of scams, how to identify a scam, what […]

5 Ways to Spot a Ponzi Scheme & Protect Yourself Against It

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

In the early 1920’s, an ambitious Italian immigrant was taking over the investment world from his modest office in Boston. He was investing other people’s money and earning returns no one had ever thought possible. The promise was simple – cash today for a 50% assured return in 45 days or a 100% return in […]

Scammers Are Adopting New Business Model

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Scammers are adopting a new business model for an old rip-off, collecting cash with bogus lotteries and nonexistent sweepstakes. These are tough times for everyone and most affected folks are vulnerable to make some money. These are the folks who fall for such scams head over heels to rake in cash. But the scammers are […]

Beware Of Free Trial Offers

Monday, January 5, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

We all like free trial samples, don’t we? You probably have seen them in warehouse kind of clubs or just your local supermarket that you visit on a regular basis. More often than not, these “free” items come with hidden catches, later turning into some good chunk of your hard-earned income. The Better Business Bureau […]

Avoid Crooks Even If You Know fundamentals Of Investing

Thursday, December 25, 2014, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Even if you understand the fundamentals of investing, there are times that you come under the financial knife of your supposedly trusted but otherwise con men of the financial industry. The Madoff’s and Stanford’s of the industry are on the increase and we must be on our complete guard all the time on beating [avoiding] […]

Promise Relief Via Debt Settlement And Make Easy Money

Monday, October 6, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

It seems that American folks strongly believe in the circulation of money in the economy. Two-thirds of the national economy depends on consumer spending. Whether they realize it or not, that’s the essence of their free spending behavior. Consequently, Americans have kept themselves deeper and deeper in loads of debt, deliberately or out of necessity. […]

Sincere Millions Caused To Suffer Needlessly – A Naive Look

Monday, September 8, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

It seems that in the richest country of the world, the economic system is broken or is it the political system that cannot be fixed? One is strongly dependent on the other. However, because humans must be provided with the basic necessities of life – food, clothing, and shelter, a good economic system must take […]

Need Quick Cash? Avoid These 4 Risky Methods for Getting Fast Cash

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 1:00 PM | Leave Comment

When times are hard and the budget is tight and there is not enough money to pay the bills and put food in the fridge, the natural desire is to find money and find it fast. While there are some sound methods to use if you’re really in a bind, you must be careful. If […]