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Stay alert: Learn how to spot and avoid tech support scams

Tech support scams are on the rise and use various tactics to trick people. Here are a few common examples of how tech support scammers...
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Beware of unemployment scams

As the economy reels from the impact of COVID-19, the panicked rush to fill out claims, along with the overloaded unemployment websites and phone lines,...

Your guide to identity theft protection

When an individual’s identity is stolen the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim’s financial health, which can take months, or even years, to recover...
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Don’t let scammers get your stimulus check

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed on March 27, the federal government is sending out $290 billion in stimulus...
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COVID-19 texting scam

Scammers are using the coronavirus pandemic to exploit the panic, fear, and uncertainty surrounding the virus to con people out of their money. The latest...
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How to work from home

The coronavirus pandemic has millions of Americans now working from home. Here are some tips on how to stay focused, on-task, and productive. Create a...
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Financial dos and don’ts during the coronavirus outbreak

Q: What steps should I be taking to protect my personal finances during the coronavirus outbreak? A: The coronavirus outbreak has already generated consequences for...
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Should I buy a house during a pandemic?

Q: I planned to buy my first home this spring and then the coronavirus changed everything. Should I forget about my plans, or can I...
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Beware of coronavirus scams

Scammers often capitalize on fear, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are warning...
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What’s the best way to pay for a home renovation?

Q: I’m doing some home renovations this spring and I’m not sure how to finance the expense. There are so many loan options, but which...