Financial Cents: Posts About Fraud

Cyber Monday is Here: Cautionary Tales for Your Wallet

Avoid scams, markups, and identity theft while shopping for holiday deals.

Posted on: December 02, 2019

Cryptocurrency 101: The Risk vs. Reward

The stock market is confusing enough. Now people are talking about cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and other types of confusing money terms. Is this a real-world way to make money?

Posted on: October 31, 2019

Were You Affected by the Equifax Data Breach? 

Your credit may be at risk. Learn more about the impact of this epic data breach.

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Legitimate or Scam: Is that Apartment Listing Too Good to be True?

Know how to spot these rental listing red flags to protect your wallet during the home-hunting process.

Posted on: September 06, 2019

What to Do if You Think Your Identity Has Been Stolen

Having your identity stolen could jeopardize your credit rating and your entire financial future for years to come. Here's what you need to do.

Posted on: July 05, 2019

Are You Haunted by Phantom Debts?

Some phantom debts are just old, uncollected debts that you forgot about. But other phantom debts are just straight-up lies told by scammers!

Posted on: July 02, 2019

Watch Out for Phishing!

Once a scammer has you on the hook through a phishing scheme, they can reel in all your personal information and steal your identity!

Posted on: June 26, 2019

8 Tips to Spot an Online Imposter

One minute, you're having a quiet evening on your home computer. The next, you're exchanging messages with Nigerian royalty. Don't let this be you!

Posted on: June 19, 2019

How to Protect Your Personal Info While Traveling

When scammers and hackers are looking to steal someone's money or personal information, tourists are some of the first people they target.

Posted on: June 14, 2019

The Guide to Avoiding Fraudulent Charges

First, you should try to prevent scammers from stealing your personal info. Second, set up alerts so that you know when fraudulent charges are being made.

Posted on: June 14, 2019