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Money Mule scams are on the rise

Money Mule scams are on the rise

The name may be funny, but it’s no laughing matter. Knowing the different strategies, as well as the methods that criminals deploy to commit fraudulent behavior is essential in keeping your money safe. All it takes is one wrong donation

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud

Don’t fall for predatory lending schemes

Don’t fall for predatory lending schemes

Whether you’re tied up in knots in a good way over pulling the trigger on that big purchase you’ve always dreamed of making—or you’re tied up in knots in a bad way over sorting out a financial emergency, choosing how

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Personal Finance

How to avoid gift card fraud this holiday

How to avoid gift card fraud this holiday

Gift cards have become one of the most popular gifts for the holiday season. While these can be extremely helpful stocking stuffers – and last minute gifts (we won’t tell anyone) – they are also susceptible to fraud and criminal

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Holiday

Best way to pay for things while traveling

Best way to pay for things while traveling

When you’re on vacation, money is the last thing you want to worry about. But when getting away from your normal routine, simple questions like “am I carrying enough cash?” can become a big deal when you need to buy

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