Navigating the Choppy Waters of Refurbished Products
As frugal consumers sail through the vast ocean of coupons and promo codes, the captivating sirens of the refurbished racket begin their enchanting serenade.
Marketing - Without the Advertising?
While kidfluencer videos might present themselves as educational or instructional, many push specific products to young viewers.
Scammers can now duplicate a family member or friend's voice! Seriously. Here's a quick look at one way scammers use Artificial Intelligence to rip you off.
Phishing for a Friend
Understanding how these scams work is your best defense against becoming a victim.
The ONE Quiz Scammers Want You to Ace
Under the guise of revealing which pop star, superhero, or actor shares your personality, you're invited to answer a handful of personal questions.
Dorm Insurance. Do You Need It?
Having the right insurance for a student at college can give students and parents peace of mind and prevent substantial costs.
This Ticket is NOT Fine!
Even people who could identify scammers under normal conditions are falling for this latest hoax.
Empty Threats and False Promises
Scammers pretending to be border patrol agents are cooking up stories that contain a bit of salt, a dash of sugar, and lots of lies.
Resolve to Avoid These New Year's Scams
Health, relationships, and money — the trifecta of New Year's resolutions. And wouldn't you know it? Scammers are jockeying for position to win... err...
Tips to Make Your Dollars Go Further
Rising prices. Supply chain issues. Inflation. All of these impact your wallet. But what can you do about it? Plenty.
Learn to Recognize Deepfake Videos
Deepfake videos can do real damage to a good person or a good organizations' reputation—and once the damage happens, it's hard to correct.
The Height of Credit Repair Pyramid Schemes
The ancient pyramids were built thousands of years ago. And while scammer pyramids aren't that old, they can be just as fascinating.
Put this Holiday Scam on Ice
With consumers caught up in the flurry of festivities, a missed delivery notification doesn't seem out of place. But naughty elves send fake messages via text or email,
Buy Now, Pay Later. What Could Go Wrong?
When shopping online and off, have you noticed a payment option that allows you to pay over time? These options are offered by companies such as AfterPay, Affirm, Klarna, Paypal, Sezzle, and Zip (previously QuadPay).
Surprise! You Have a New Sibling
These are only a few examples of in-home devices mining your data for free, likely without your explicit permission. But consumers have choices.
Teen Bubbles Are Bursting with Scam Opportunities
What is surprising is that well-known social media companies knowingly promote content to minors, leaving them vulnerable to topics and people that could harm them physically, emotionally, and financially.
Oh, What a (Mortgage) Relief It Is!
Job loss or another financial emergency can make a homeowner feel like they're drowning in past-due mortgage payments.
Tips for Smart Food Shopping
Food. It's one of the necessities of life. Yet, keeping you and your family fed can take a large portion of your budget. The following tips can help you get more for your money no matter what's happening with food prices.
Why Is It So Hard to Scrimp, aka Economize?
While life is becoming more expensive, inflation rates are through the roof, and purchasing power is decreasing for most, it's increasingly important to look at your personal spending habits.
Your Free Gift Is Waiting
Just as giving to others can give you the warm fuzzies, receiving something unexpected in return releases more feel-good chemicals in the body.