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Secret Sister: An Illegal Pyramid Scheme

Secret Sister: An Illegal Pyramid Scheme

December 4, 2020 - One good way to stay off the naughty list this year is to avoid "Secret Sister" gift exchange scams! These pyramid schemes promise that participants will receive dozens of gifts for just sending one to a "Secret Sister." Of course it's a scam, and it's still illegal to participate. We've got the info you need to stay safe!

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Beware the Pending Package Scam

Beware the Pending Package Scam

November 20, 2020 - Everyone loves a surprise package, and scammers are taking the excitement out of that experience by using bogus packages as a cover for a nefarious scam that tricks victims into sharing their personal information - and their money. Here's all you need to know about the pending package text scam.

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Student Loan Scams

Student Loan Scams

July 17, 2020 - Student loan scams are on the rise. Scammers know you hate owing tens of thousands of dollars, so they're quick to offer you an easy - but completely bogus - way to free yourself from that debt. Or, they might falsely claim you owe the feds taxes on your debt. If you're already stressed about your student loans, that makes you an easy target.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

June 12, 2020 - Elder abuse is a shocking, but all-too-common problem, and it can take many forms. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2020, recognizes the risks of elder abuse and neglect of older people. Learn how to identify the signs of abuse and take proactive steps to protect your loved ones.

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Why Do I Spend So Much When Shopping Online?

Why Do I Spend So Much When Shopping Online?

June 5, 2020 - Online shopping can eat up your budget if you're not careful! Learn about the tricks retailers use to encourage you to spend more and 6 ways to avoid blowing your budget when shopping online.

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