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Building Strong Support for Elders

APRIL IS FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH Building Strong Support for Elders Seniors lose roughly $3 billion to a growing number of scams each year, according to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging. But only one in 44 cases get reported, according to the National Adult Protective Services Association, putting the true cost as high […]


Guarding Against Unauthorized Debit Card Charges

Guarding Against Unauthorized Debit Card Charges Here are 10 steps you can take to guard yourself against unauthorized debit card charges. Never give your debit card number out for any transaction that claims to be “free”.  If it were truly free, your debit card number would not be required. “Free trial” offers inevitably include additional […]


KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: When Cybercriminals Ask for a Manager

KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: When Cybercriminals Ask for a Manager Customer retention and satisfaction are vital to most organizations’ success. Knowing how important this is, cybercriminals send fake customer complaints in hopes of catching you off guard. In a new phishing email, cybercriminals impersonate a member of your organization’s human resources or management team. […]


Guarding Against Overpayment Scams

Guarding Against Overpayment Scams Overpayment scams often occur when an individual lists an item for sale on a website such as Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace. Although these are legitimate sites to sell merchandise, fraudsters often use these sites to commit fraud. If the buyer of your sale item(s) sends you a payment, either by check, […]


Guarding Against Work From Home Scams

Guarding Against ‘Work From Home’ Scams No legitimate “work from home” or “car wrapping” job offer will ever require you to deposit a check before you start the position, ask you to deposit a check and return a portion of the funds, purchase any type of gift card or Bitcoin, or ask you to wire […]