There's one born every minute. Many scammers use the names of valid lottery organizations, but this doesn't mean the legit entities are involved. The latest con is to tell someone they won a Powerball jackpot while planning on stealing their identity.
Need cash fast? You aren't alone. Many people find themselves in a bind with payday looming far ahead. Payday loan services offer the cash you need right away. However, it is important not to let the allure of fast money get in the way of your common sense.
If you get a bad feeling about the way someone's acting, the way the vehicle drives, the story you're being told about the reason for the sale, the fact that the seller's a Raiders fan -- whatever -- listen to your gut. There are millions of cars in the world. You can always find another one.
We've heard about the most spectacular falls -- such as Mike Tyson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar -- but, unfortunately, this sad outcome is far from rare.
Not only did my undercover work fail to provide a way of breaking into writing, it proved that my husband is right and that I shouldn't rely on online reviews if I'm looking for a new air conditioning unit or appliance to give as a wedding gift.
Identity theft is everywhere and takes many forms and new scams are appearing every day.
If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payments or possibly facing foreclosure on your home, you're not alone. And unfortunately, there are some opportunists who know it and may try to take advantage of you.
How low can scammers go? The latest is phony Facebook profiles that use identities of deceased victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 -- claiming th...
Summertime is here -- and that means sunshine and vacations. Most people love summertime, including scammers! Hackers can use this time to take advantage while we are planning vacations or on vacation or just enjoying fun in the sun. Here are some key scams to watch out for this summer.
Do they not understand there are more costs to bringing a product to market beyond the cost of a single ingredient? Is anyone shocked that it's ultimately cheaper to make everything at home?
Sadly, servicemembers, veterans and their families are sometimes targeted by cons who seek to take advantage of their service. These frauds can take a variety of forms. Servicemembers need tools to protect themselves from fraudsters who will continue to try to take advantage.
If you haven't been hunting for a new job for a while, you may be making these assumptions about job postings that are wrong. Or, at least, not totally correct. These are the most common bad assumptions I see job seekers make in their job hunting:
I just turned 65 and got my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it says I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify theft if my purse and Medicare card get stolen?
This month, C-SPAN featured findings of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, which is investigating a 13-year rap sheet of gold investment scams targeting Florida seniors. The two-hour event revealed that current CFTC regulatory efforts aren't working. And, more importantly, it revealed why.
Does anyone actually still believe the words "trickle-down theory" have any valid meaning? Is anyone buying into this fiction that increasing the minimum wage would ruin our economy but multi-million dollar executive salaries don't increase prices at all?
Yes, Google has a responsibility to parents and the people to keep the cyber-world safer. Google is the number one search engine. We made them that, and in return, shouldn't they help create a safer net?