Online Shopping, a Fraudster’s Playground

December 02 2015
Online shopping can be a great way to save time and money, especially when it comes to school and the holidays.  It can also put you at risk, if you are not careful, because the internet has become a playground of opportunity for fraudsters.  Before you shop online, remember to ask yourself these critical questions: […] Read More

Tax Scammers Are Hunting for Your Money

November 16 2015
It may not be tax season, but taxes still haunt plenty of people across the nation, as fraudsters try new tricks to swindle victims.  The IRS recently presented a “Special Edition Tax Tip” warning consumers about fake phone calls.  Take a look at the following tips and reminders so you don’t become another victim. What […] Read More

Tips for Protecting Your Identity

November 06 2015
If you haven’t been affected by identity theft, it’s only a matter of time unfortunately.  Here are some steps you can take to keep the thieves at bay. Annually review credit reports.  You can pull your credit report for free at annualcreditreport.com. Add pins or passwords to financial accounts.  This will prevent thieves from accessing […] Read More