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Car Allowance Rebate System

The Car Allowance Rebate System And Scams to Avoid

The Car Allowance Rebate System was signed into law last week, but there are already scammers out there trying to phish information from consumers...
Avoid Common Email Internet Scams

10 Common Email & Internet Scams – How to Avoid Them

I've been using the Internet since 1997, way before the invention of popular social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter. Since then, I've seen...
Types Common Craigslist Scams

7 Types of Common Craigslist Scams to Watch Out for

It used to be that when you wanted to find an apartment for rent, buy a used car, or pick up used, secondhand items...
Scam Wooden Blocks Letters

7 Government Imposter Scams to Watch Out For

Pretty much every successful scam depends on misplaced trust. To get money out of you, scammers have to get you to trust them, and one...
Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Explained

What Is a Ponzi Scheme – Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme &...

On March 12, 2009, Bernie Madoff pled guilty to the largest Ponzi scheme in history. He successfully swindled investors out of $65 billion. Although...
Exposing Credit Card Provisions

Exposing The Universal Default Provision In Credit Cards

Some of you don't like the fact that I don't like credit cards. One of my regular readers criticized me for putting too much...
Debit Credit Card Skimming Fraud

Debit & Credit Card Skimming Fraud – How to Avoid Card...

I can vividly remember the day last summer when my wife and I were walking into a movie at the theater when I received...
Advertising Scams Examples

Bait and Switch Advertising Scams – Definition, Examples & Laws

Bait-and-switch is a term for a scam where a business advertises a great product or service for a low price. When prospective customers attempt...
Types Mortgage Housing Scams

3 Types of Mortgage & Housing Scams to Watch Out for...

Recession-related job loss, cut backs, and bank crackdowns have left many debt-mired homeowners wondering what they can possibly do to save their homes from foreclosure....
College Student Financial Aid Scams Fraud

Top 5 Student Financial Aid Scams & Fraud to Watch Out...

It's one of the most exciting times in a young adult's life - the chance to go off to college on their own. Students...
Avoid Getting Ripped Off Craigslist

How To Stay Safe And Avoid Getting Ripped Off On Craigslist

  I was listening to the Clark Howard radio show today, and a guy was asking Clark if he should buy a car on Craigslist...
Safety Measures Using Atm Card

4 Bank ATM Machine Skimmer Fraud and Hacks To Watch For

The best piece of advice that I can give you when it comes to the use of ATM/debit cards is this: be careful. Personally, I...