Are you tempted to play “The Circle Game,” join a “Blessing Loom,” or jump on a “Money Board”? These are some of the names for an online scam that’s making the rounds at a time when millions of people are out of work and scraping for cash. […]
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks totaling $488,629 to consumers who bought golf and kitchen gadgets from a group of online marketers that allegedly used deceptive “free” and “risk-free” trials to sell their products. […]
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission alerted you to Coronavirus scams they were seeing at the time. But scammers don’t take a break. Below is an update on more scams we’re seeing, and steps you can take to protect yourself, your personal information, and your wallet. […]
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The government will not ask you to pay anything upfront to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing. […]
Now that you know why credit matters, it’s time to get your credit in order. Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. The first step is to pull your credit report.
The recorded message made it sound easy, take a phone survey and get two free tickets to go on a cruise. But, you guessed it, it wasn’t that simple.
Starting a work-at-home business can give you the flexibility to set your own hours and be your own boss.
If you have a car, you know how expensive the upkeep can be. Gas, maintenance, parking – the whole lot.
If you experience joint pain when you walk or move, promises for a quick and inexpensive cure can be hard to resist. But don’t believe the hype. And don’t assume the people you see in the ads are real.
Tired of getting unwanted calls on your mobile phone? Here’s what you can do about them. Your best option is a call blocking app.
Need more space than an apartment, condo or townhouse can offer, but not ready to buy? A single-family home rental may fit the bill. But not all home rental listings are legit, so here are some tip-offs and tools to help you avoid a rental scam.
Congratulations students and parents. It won’t be long before young people across the country will put on their caps and gowns to celebrate their graduations.
Food delivery services can be a convenience for people with busy lives. Free trial offers and online reviews can help people decide which service they want to use.
Still getting calls from people claiming to be from Medicare, asking for money or personal information? Watch this video about how you can protect yourself from Medicare scams.
Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office joined the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and other state attorneys general in a nationwide sweep to stop tech support scams.
At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal district court in Maryland issued an order temporarily shutting down the largest overseas real estate investment scam the FTC has ever targeted.
The FTC is getting reports about people pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) who are trying to get your Social Security number and even your money.