Protection

What Phone Scam is Easiest to Fall For

New Scam: Grandkids In Distress

Seniors make twice as many purchases over the phone as any other age group. That leaves them wide open and vulnerable to scams involving...
Senior Abuse is Rising in Epic Proportions

Senior Abuse… Rising in Epic Proportions

(FinancialHealth.net) - Concerned about being financially abused as a senior? You’re not alone. The fact is that financial senior abuse is on the rise...
ALERT: New Scams Threaten Your Wallet

ALERT: New Scams Threaten Your Wallet

(FinancialHealth.net) - In today’s world, scams are everywhere. Examples include fraudulent Social Security Administration (SSA) calls, fake attempts to collect on illegitimate debts, and...
Which One of These Company Names Would a Scammer Use to Steal Your Account Information?

Identity Theft 101: Typo Scam

(FinancialHealth.net) - A simple typographical error or spammy ad link could land any one of us on a website that looks legitimate but has...
Tips for Using Uber and Lyft

Uber Tips For When You Need a Lyft

Tips for Using Uber and Lyft (FinancialHealth.net) - Ride-sharing is all the rage with many people choosing services such as Uber and Lyft over...
Thieves Working Overtime to Get Your Tax Return

Thieves Work Overtime to Get Your Tax Return

(FinancialHealth.net) - Because of the COVID-19 extension it's now time to file taxes — and protect yourself from scams. Tax season is a busy...
Why You Need to Read Your Medical Bills

Are There Hidden Fees in Your Medical Bills?

(FinancialHealth.net) – No matter how often someone visits the doctor one thing's for certain: medical bills will appear. Instead of tossing them on the...
One of the Most Common Frauds Against Debit and Credit Cards

Tips for Avoiding “Card Not Present” Scam

(FinancialHealth.net) – You’ve probably heard at least one horror story about someone trying to use their debit card and finding it declined for insufficient funds;...
Popular Gas and Electric Collection Scams Involve Agents Demanding a Payment

ALERT! New Utility Company Scam

(FinancialHealth.net) - It’s the hottest day of the year. The a/c is blasting a nice cool stream, a good book is waiting, and you're...
The Most Common Digital Scam Affecting Seniors Today

Malware Trickery Aims to Take Advantage

(FinancialHealth.net) - Scamming seniors into downloading malware is much easier than scamming other age groups. According to researchers, individuals over 65 are 34 percent...