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Capital One – Amazon Data Breech

Capital One data breach If you needed yet another nudge to start keeping an eye on your credit report to protect against identity theft, Capital One has delivered it with its announcement that a data breach has exposed the personal information of 106 million of its credit card customers and credit card applicants in [...]

2020-05-22T15:27:29-04:00August 1st, 2019|Financial, Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|

CarBuyingScams

Put the brakes on phony online car sales For more information or the original article from the FTC Click Here For more information on spotting a scam on Craigslist Click Here You can buy practically anything online, including used cars. But before you shell out any hard-earned cash, here’s a warning about scammers trying [...]

2020-05-22T15:30:03-04:00June 17th, 2019|Financial, Personal Scams|

Scammers want more from you

Spear phishing scammers want more from you For more information visit the FTC website here “I’m calling from [pick any bank]. Someone’s been using your debit card ending in 2345 at [pick any retailer]. I’ll need to verify your Social Security number — which ends in 8190, right? — and full debit card information [...]

Don’t Pay fees to lower your payments

Don't pay fees to company that promise to lower your car payment or stop a repossession.  This is almost always a scam.  Never pay upfront for a service like this and make sure to talk to the lender during the process.  Our suggestion would be to go to your lender and talk directly to [...]

2018-05-15T09:25:20-04:00May 15th, 2018|Financial, Personal Scams|