Avoiding Contractor Scams: The Basics

Chad North July 26, 2021

When you’re hiring a contractor to help you get your home upgraded, you might be wondering how you can avoid some common scams. After all, there’s a massive problem in the US of people purporting to be contactors but being scammers. The best thing to keep in mind is that …

This New Shopping Scam is Making the Rounds: Watch Out

Chad North July 19, 2021

Scammers are always trying new tricks to trip up their victims and get people to spend money on their schemes. One new shopping scam is making the rounds now, and many experts have warned shoppers to keep their eyes peeled for these phony listings. The newest fake listings on secondhand …

Social Security Scams on the Rise: What to Watch For

Chad North July 9, 2021

The most insidious types of scams are the ones you never see coming. The best way to keep yourself from getting scammed altogether is to arm yourself with knowledge. Here are some of the top ways to spot common social security scams to keep yourself safe. Don’t be Intimidated The …

Report: Americans Lost Record Amount of Money to Phone Scams in 2020

Chad North July 7, 2021

To say that 2020 was a pretty bad year across the board would be a gross understatement. For another example of how terrible the prior calendar year was, look no further than a recent report from Yahoo Money that indicates that Americans lost more money last year to phone scams …

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Make the Switch to Cloud Computing to Save Money and Time
Megan Smith July 2, 2021

Make the Switch to Cloud Computing to Save Money and Time

If you have not switched to cloud computing, we’ll show you the many advantages it has to offer. Cloud computing offers a wide array of advantages over traditional storage and IT solutions. From increased collaboration to reduced time, labor and expenses – making the switch will help you save in …
How To Simplify Your Life by Going Paperless Everywhere
Megan Smith July 1, 2021

How To Simplify Your Life by Going Paperless Everywhere

Many of us are overwhelmed by paper clutter these days – and it’s not by our choosing. There are paper receipts, bills, agreements, policies and so on. The majority of companies we do business with, whether through purchases or services, bombard us with paper documents, as well as, advertising mail …
Three Arrested in Connection to Grandparent Phone Scam
Chad North June 28, 2021

Three Arrested in Connection to Grandparent Phone Scam

Three alleged phone scammers have been arrested in connection to an ongoing spate of “grandparent” scams. The three suspects, Jaquan Wright, Stephanie Valeriano, and Brittany Carson have been charged with financial exploitation of an elder or vulnerable person. The three were arrested in the East Tennessee county of Louden. The …

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WhatsApp Scam Targets Users of Popular Chat App
Chad North June 7, 2021

WhatsApp Scam Targets Users of Popular Chat App

The popular chat app WhatsApp has been the target of an ongoing and frustrating scam, experts warn. The scam is simple, straightforward, and has been around for years. It also continues to catch otherwise-savvy victims. Read on for info on how to avoid this common and frustrating WhatsApp scam. How …
Child Identity Theft Has Long-Term Consequences
Penny Holmes June 4, 2021

Child Identity Theft Has Long-Term Consequences

Think only adults can be the victims of identity theft? Think again! More than a million children have their identities stolen every year. This can have a long-term impact on their lives, from difficulty establishing their own credit to trouble getting student loans or buying homes in the future. A …