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How to Avoid Student Loan Scams

Student loan scams are on the rise. While student loan debt can be a hassle, it could be even worse if you fall for a scam promising to help you deal with it! Here is what you need to know about the three most common student loan scams.

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4 Scams to Watch for After the Holidays

The holidays may be over, but scammers never take a break. The weeks after the holiday season generally bring an increase in scams that can be difficult to spot. Watch out for these four common post-holiday scams.

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Beware of Cryptocurrency Scams

Cryptocurrency has been enjoying the spotlight for quite a while, and scammers are eager to cash in on the excitement. Here is what you need to know about cryptocurrency scams and how to avoid them. 

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Beware of Gift Card Scams

Everyone loves a gift card for their favorite retailer or restaurant. Unfortunately, scammers also love gift cards, but for all the wrong reasons. Here is what you need to know about gift card scams and how to avoid them.

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Five Ways to Spot a Job Scam

If you are in the market for a new job, or you are looking for extra part-time work, be careful. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of a surge in employment scams of every kind. Protect yourself from employment scams by holding up any job you’re considering against this list of red flags:

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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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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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