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Protect Yourself from Stimulus Check Scams

According to the FTC, American taxpayers lost millions due to COVID-19 scams, with a significant amount connected to the first two rounds of stimulus checks. With the third round of stimulus checks expected to be sent in the near future, it’s important to protect yourself by learning all about these scams…

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7 Tax Scams to Look Out For

Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams. Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to steal information. Here is a list of seven tax scams to look out for, and how to protect yourself!

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Beware of Coronavirus Vaccine Scams

After months of confusion, there is finally a light at the end of the socially distanced tunnel: the FDA has approved two coronavirus vaccines. Unfortunately, whenever there’s big news, scammers aren’t far behind. Continue reading to help protect yourself from the most recent coronavirus vaccine scams.

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Five Red Flags of Scams  

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While the details surrounding the way a scam plays out can vary greatly, most follow a similar theme. They try to get victims to share personal information or to pay for a service or product that does not exist. Here are five ways to spot a scammer!

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Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Scams

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Scammers are known for capitalizing on fear, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception. Scammers are attempting to trick people out of their money through fake websites, bogus funding collections and more. The best ways to protect yourself from these scams are awareness and education. Here is what you need to know…

 

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4 Holiday Shopping Scams, and How to Avoid Them

scam1.jpgWhile the holiday season is filled with good food, memories, and shopping – it also has its share of scammers and thieves. Here are 4 common scams, and effective ways to avoid them! Continue reading