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Have you received an offer extending a loan? If so, it's essential to make sure it's the real deal before applying. Here are five signs you should look for to avoid falling for lending scams. read more


While loan scams happen in many different ways, consumers need to be aware of the No-Credit-Check Loan scheme, going around today. Let's dive in and take a look at a guide on how to avoid it. read more


A new scam targeting employers in the accounting industry is making its rounds these days. If you know any financial controllers, managers, auditors, or simple accountants, please share this information with them. read more


Insurance scams are on the rise. With insurance policies becoming more complicated for the ordinary layperson to understand, there are many traps into which you could fall. Here's a look at the most common insurance scams and traps you need to avoid. read more


Have you ever been asked to pay money to make more money? MLM i.e., Multilevel Marketing, is the name of one such organized proposition. Here is the ultimate guide to avoid a company that's selling you a pyramid scheme. read more


You may have seen Caleb Maddix and his YTA Method promo at the beginning of every YouTube video you watched. He is claiming to have the greatest opportunity of our era. Is YTA method a scam? Here is the analysis. read more


Here are two Cash App scams you should avoid now. Beware of bogus customer support and a fake cash app payment promo. See here how to protect yourself so you don't get scammed on Cash App. read more


Did you receive a phone call or email from somebody claiming to be from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and offering a grant or any other unemployment benefit for your business? Here is how the scam works: read more


Beware of deceptive services acting as free online business listing sites, claiming to help your firm getting more exposure. It is called the Online Business Directory Scam. Here is how it works: read more


A fake $9,000 government grant is offered via a phone call by scammers impersonating the federal authorities. Alternatively, the bogus grant is called the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant. read more


Authorities have swung into action offering grants and financial assistance. There are state, federal and provincial stimulus packages, all different in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Here is a list with all the links. read more


Beware of the Credit Fix Scam, aka the "Fix My Credit" scheme. Learn how to spot credit fixing fraud by looking at the Top 10 mistakes you may do when trying to improve your credit score immediately. read more


Beware of a fake federal student loan forgiveness program that is being advertised today. If you're still paying your dues, watch out for this new Student Loan Forgiveness Center Scam. read more


This is a time when future investments need your consideration, including the Gold IRA questionable offers. Here are some Gold Investment Retirement Account (IRA) scams you need to avoid! read more


The Pump and Dump scheme is an investment scam. It affects mainstream investors and rips them off their money places on stocks. How does it work? Let's find out in this article. read more


There are many types of securities fraud in the stock investment niche. Here are 15 criminal cases, exposed. Educate yourself before it's too late, as an investment fraud lawyer may cost you more money by trying to get your money back.

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If you know what a structured settlement is and you're involved in legal cases, beware of the Sell Structured Settlement aka Client First Settlement Funding scam. read more


If your financials are affected because of the COVID-19 crisis, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may offer you income support. However, beware of the fake CRA contacts reaching out with good news about the stimulus. read more


Before finding the answer, you need to educate yourself about the many loan scams that you could be a victim of, if you don't do your homework. What are the most notorious ones? Read here: read more


In spite of this criticism, binary options are rapidly becoming more popular for both professional and novice traders. Here are seven reasons why the binary options are the new 'thing'. read more


We've been exposing many scams related to investments with high returns. Today we want to keep educating the readers with the other aspects of the right investments and calculations. Here is a must-read article. read more


Are you in need of cash but worried about a personal loan scam? Scammers have come up with a plethora of ways to victimize people into giving them money. Here is an educational article, please beware. read more


While scams have been going around for decades, the progression of fintech has exposed new avenues for fraud and consumer deception by providing more opportunities for hackers to access your personal and financial information. read more


About 12 million people in the United States take payday loans every year. Unfortunately, many questionable loan companies tend to trick them into paying more than what they agreed. Don't be a victim. This is a must-read. read more


Forex trading is more popular than ever. However, as with anything that requires large sums of money and profit, scammers are very attracted to investors in currency. Here is how to avoid them: read more


Any business can fall victim to a scam. The best way of defending yourself against these scams is to ensure that your workers are all educated and understand the most common threats they face. read more


Knowing how to get prequalified for a mortgage could save you a lot of grief. Beware of the Loans For People With Bad Credit scam happening now, whether you're looking at how to get pre approved for a home loan or simply to get a pre approval letter. read more


Do you want to ensure that your business venture stays afloat this year, and going forward into the next decade? There are plenty of pitfalls, and common mistakes made that you should be wary of, and avoid where possible. Here are some quick tips: read more


There is no doubt that the progression of fintech has changed the landscape of many industries. However, the introduction of financial technology has also exposed a giant susceptibility amongst them all: an increased chance of fraud. read more


The Check in the Mail scam occurs this way: the scammer asks for your business services - whatever they might be - and sends you a check with an amount that’s much bigger than the one you asked. Watch video here: read more


Social Security benefits represent a very important financial aspect in one's life, so beware of the latest scams referring to applying, status, and losing the rights. read more


One of the newest scams hitting Canadians this week is the CRA Tax Investigation Scam, with a new twist. It references Steam gift cards, a phone call and federal charges. If you never heard of Steam cards you should pay attention. read more


Beware of the Wells Fargo Telephone Scam going around this week. You may be receiving a call one of these days claiming to be from the bank, threatening with the lockdown of your account. Once you answer, this happens: read more


The popular chat app Telegram’s upcoming ICO will most likely break records with a target raise of $1.2 billion, but cryptocurrency owners have been losing a lot of money by investing blindly in fake websites. Here is what's going on: read more


Beware of a new Bitcoin scam going around this week involving the best cryptocurrency hardware wallets out there, such as Ledger Nano S, Trezor, and KeepKey. Find out how the scam work and educate yourself here. read more


A new scam using Expedia's name is going around these days coming into your email as a PayPal notification. Read the article, watch the video and educate yourself on how the scam works: read more


You come across online ads posted by marketing gurus who promise to make you “millions in months”. To find out how, you have to buy their books, kits, or online marketing courses, which reveal the secret. Here's how the scam works: read more


Beware of the Selling Annuity Payments Scam. Buying or selling annuities is something that will require not only your financial commitment but insights and wisdom as well. As a consumer, you should be cautious of certain insurance agencies. read more


Criminals send payment notifications impersonating Stripe staff and apply the same method used in the recent PayPal Notification scams. Here is how the new con works: read more


There is a new scam going around these days and the scary part is that will probably keep making victims as long as people trust everything they search for on Google. What are we talking about? Google Maps. Let's take a look. read more


Knowing how to apply for a VA loan nowadays is critical. Beware of the VA Loan Eligibility and Veterans Benefits scam happening this month. Watch video. read more


The Remote Deposit Scam happens when you take a picture with your smartphone of a personal check in order to deposit it, rather than heading to the bank in person. Here is how it works: read more


You could find tax filing tips everywhere online but here are 10 scary scams to avoid when doing it. Whether you're filing taxes online or just searching for how to maximize tax return, read this article now and educate yourself. read more


Do you buy things on eBay or Craigslist? Beware of the Purchase Protection Scam, which comes in two variations: fake eBay vehicle purchase protection and bogus notification. Read the article to protect yourself. read more


Credit card fraud happens in two ways: when someone steals or finds your card and uses it to make purchases and when someone takes your card's info and makes unauthorized purchases without needing your credit card physically. read more


Credit scams and identity theft caused over $900 million in losses in America last year. The best way to avoid being another a credit scam victim is to arm yourself with information. See the types of credit scams here. read more


Making money in the blockchain industry has many ways and aspects, but the world is also full of bitcoin scammers and questionable characters. Let's take a look at what you need to know about crypto asset mining yields, staking and rewarding. read more


A new video published on YouTube promises users free cryptocurrency, but it's a scary trap meant to hijack all your info. Watch the video in this article to see how a fake bitcoin generator looks like and how to avoid it: read more


Credit card fraud comes in all shapes and sizes. The purpose of it may be to obtain funds from the credit account or to use it to purchase goods. In either case, credit card fraud is very closely linked to identity theft. read more


Do you have expenses on your credit card and want to pay them off soon? Of course you do. Beware of the Credit Card Debt Settlement Scam aka the Debt Termination, happening this week. Read here: read more


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