Financial Cents: Posts About Fraud
Reverse mortgages allow homeowners to unlock the value they've built up in their home, but their utter complexity makes them fertile ground for scammers.
Posted on: June 22, 2018
From the "OG" Ponzi himself through "Count Victor Lustig" (we're pretty sure he was a vampire too) and all-time favorite Bernie Madoff, these are the 12 biggest financial scandals of all time!
Posted on: June 11, 2018
What do you do if a lender has been taking advantage of you? Don't admit defeat. Here are some actions you can take against predatory lenders today.
Posted on: June 04, 2018
Who doesn’t want “FREE MONEY”? Well, here’s the thing about free money: there is no such thing. Here are 5 “free money” scams you’ll want to avoid and some real-life actions you can take to right your financial ship today.
Posted on: May 29, 2018
Guaranteed approval, fee-based help for your federal student loans, and upfront payment should all set off alarm bells.
Posted on: May 18, 2018
Your mail contains a lot of sensitive info, and identity thieves can easily forward it to their own address.
Posted on: April 18, 2018
From advance fee schemes to reverse mortgage scams and telemarketing fraud—keep yourself safe from these common cons!
Posted on: April 12, 2018
Companies like Mary Kay, LuLaRoe and Herbalife are making money off the backs of their employees. Don't believe the hype.
Posted on: March 01, 2018
Phishing scams, fake websites, and even fraudulent letters to Santa all have a way of turning holiday cheer into holiday blues.
Posted on: November 18, 2017
When you look at your bank statement, you may recognize your daily coffee purchase, utility bill payments, a recent ride share or two. But what about those mysterious online purchases from overseas or vendors you've never heard of? That could be a sure sign you've been hacked. Here's what to look for and how to guard your money against digital thieves!
Posted on: July 19, 2017