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‘Tis the Season! ….for fraud

“This can’t be happening to me,” I thought to myself while listening to the voice on the other end of the phone line. My banker proceeded to say that someone had attempted to use my card in Pennsylvania to purchase

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Top Scams to Watch Out For


Like old stories of the ‘boogieman’, con-artists and scammers are waiting and watching for someone to attack. It may seem like it would be obvious if someone is trying to scam you, but today these scams have become very sophisticated

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Protecting your children from identity theft

Even though you think it’s never going to happen to you, identity theft can happen to anyone – including your children. That’s a scary thought, but luckily you can take steps to prevent it. Here’s Shannon’s flashback Friday post with great

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Posted in How to Guides, Identity theft, Kids

What to do if you become a victim of identity theft

Here is information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AARP on what to do if you become a victim of identity theft and how to protect yourself. Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity gets stolen. is a new tool

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How to protect yourself from scams

It’s National Consumer Protection Week 2016! Here’s a perfect post to celebrate this week… I was walking out of the grocery store the other day, my daughter at my side, and my cell phone rings.  Juggling all my bags and

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Posted in Scams, Taxes
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