Don’t Get Caught in a Debt Collection Scam

Security and Scams

Dont Get Caught In A Debt Collection Scam

Debt-collection scams exploit the feelings of helplessness and overwhelm to lure victims. Let’s take a look at these scams and how to keep yourself from falling victim. How the scams play out In a debt-collection scam, a scammer posing as a debt collector will call a victim to demand payment for an outstanding debt. The caller insists on a specific …

What Do I Need to Know About the Recent Student Loan Changes?

Student Money Tips

Student loans have undergone quite a few changes over the last few years. Backtracked statements and moving rollout dates have only made the headlines more confusing. As a borrower, though, it’s important to keep up with these changes. Here, we’ve outlined the important changes you need to know about and included steps you might need to take to benefit from …

Out Of All Age Groups, Gen Z Is Now Most Likely To Fall For Scams

Security and Scams

Quick question: if a scammer was trying to pull off a con on two groups of people, one aged 13-21, and one aged 55+, which group would be more likely to fall for the scam? If you’d guess the group aged 55+, you may want to think again. Yes, older adults are a more vulnerable group that is also sometimes …

Money Tips for College Students

Student Money Tips

Money Tips for College Students

Hello, college, hello, money worries! College life brings a sense of independence that extends to personal finances. Being in charge of your own money can seem like an impossible challenge, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If the thought of managing your money in college is stressing you out, dig into these tips for some help! Create a …

AI Fraud and How to Protect Yourself

Security and Scams

AI Fraud and How To Protect Yourself

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we live and work. Unfortunately, though, it’s also revolutionizing the way scammers play their games. Here’s what you need to know about AI fraud and how to protect yourself. What is AI fraud? AI fraud is the use of artificial intelligence to deceive or defraud individuals or organizations. When using AI to pull …

What are Some Red Flags to Know About When House-Hunting?

For the Home

What are Some Red Flags to Know About When House-Hunting

When looking for a new home, it’s important to be familiar with potential signs of defects and disrepair. Here, we’ve compiled a list of 10 red flags to watch for in a new home. Doors that don’t close completely If the doors of the house you’re viewing don’t quite meet the jambs, you’re potentially looking at a sign of major …

5 Amazon Scams You Need to Know About

Security and Scams, Uncategorized

When it comes to convenience, service and scale of products, nothing beats Amazon. Unfortunately, though, scammers leverage Amazon’s reputation in many unique ways. Here are five Amazon-related scams you need to know about. Update your order In this scam, a shopper places an order on Amazon and then gets a phone call or notice by email or text. It claims …

12 Things To Do Before Your Summer Vacation

Personal Finances

Your bags are packed, your itinerary is set and you’re counting down the minutes until you take off for your summer getaway. Before you head out read through this checklist of important things people tend to forget before leaving for vacation. 1.) Let us know Give us a call at 1-888-508-2228 or submit an online form before you set off …