Understanding and Preventing Elder Fraud & Financial Abuse

2024-07-15T15:14:17-07:00July 15th, 2024|

As our loved one’s age, they become increasingly vulnerable to a variety of scams and financial abuse that specifically target older adults. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), scams reported by those over the age of 60 topped $3.4 billion in 2023, marking [...]

How to Avoid Falling Victim to Fake Fraud Alert Scams

2024-06-05T11:01:29-07:00June 5th, 2024|

In today’s digital age, scams have become increasingly sophisticated, with fraudsters continually devising new ways to deceive individuals. One prevalent method is the fake fraud alert scam, where scammers pose as legitimate financial institutions or service providers to trick you into revealing personal information. Here are essential tips to help [...]

Five Things to Know to Help You Avoid Putting Your Money At Risk

2024-05-05T19:30:51-07:00January 19th, 2024|

Guarding Your Finances: Dodging Scams In today's digital world, online banking makes life easier, but it also brings new challenges like spoofing and phishing scams that can put your money at risk. Let's break it down to help you recognize and avoid these tricky schemes. What's Spoofing? Spoofing is when [...]

Carelessness Can Cost You

2022-02-22T10:03:24-08:00February 22nd, 2022|

Many Americans are concerned about someone stealing their credit card, check, or debit card numbers, but they may be ignoring one easy way thieves can access financial accounts: receipts. Disregarding receipts that have valuable information greatly increases the risk of credit and debit card fraud. That kind of carelessness can [...]

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