One of the Most Common Frauds Against Debit and Credit Cards is…

One of the Most Common Frauds Against Debit and Credit Cards
Smart Quiz: One of the Most Common Frauds Against Debit and Credit Cards is... Skimming BIN attack Card not present Identity Theft Answer: Card not present (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; or someone who has received a dreaded call from the bank...

How to Read Your Medical Bills

Why You Need to Read 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 counter or in the recycling bin, take time to really review them. If there's a charge that doesn't add up or balances weren't picked up by the insurance company, don't panic. It’s likely a simple...

Creating a Financial Emergency Plan

Avoid Threats to Your Funds By Creating a Financial Emergency Plan
(FinancialHealth.net) – Chances are, you have an emergency plan set in case a fire takes over, a natural disaster strikes, or another disastrous situation takes place. You know where to go, who to call, and what to take. While these plans are important, so is creating a financial emergency plan to ensure you have cash when needed. Open an Emergency...

This Common Digital Scam Targets Seniors

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 more likely to be scammed and lose money than people in their 40s. Seniors are often targeted because they are more financially stable, but also lack digital literacy compared to...

New Scam: Grandkids In Distress

What Phone Scam is Easiest to Fall For
Seniors make twice as many purchases over the phone as any other age group. That leaves them wide open and vulnerable to scams involving phone calls. Because everything is done over the phone and disposable numbers and phones are tossed when the scams are complete, the perpetrator is almost impossible to catch. And when it comes to scamming seniors for...

Senior Abuse is Rising in Epic Proportions

Senior Abuse is 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 and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Even the trend towards digital cash over cash-in-hand hasn’t stemmed the flow; in some ways, it’s actually caused it to become worse. Seniors don’t have to worry about...

5 Best Ways To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
(FinancialHealth.net) - Identity theft is #9 in the active threats list. Protect yourself by putting a solid plan in place. People can easily steal your identity online, at the store, or anywhere personal information gets used. There are methods you can use to protect yourself from this type of theft so you do not become a victim. 1. Keep Your...

Thieves Working Overtime to Get Your Tax Return

Thieves Working Overtime to Get Your Tax Return
(FinancialHealth.net) - 'Tis the season to file taxes — and protect yourself from scams. Tax season is a busy time for thieves. Law enforcement departments across the country and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are already warning citizens to be on the lookout for fishy (and phishy) activity. Here are three tax scams that you want to be aware of...

When Carrying Sufficient Life Insurance is Essential

Is It Really Necessary to Carry Sufficient Life Insurance
(FinancialHealth.net) - You’re young. You’re healthy. You have a family and a home. Life insurance is probably one of the last things on your mind, but it shouldn’t be. It should be at the forefront, and for good reason. Determining Your Need Do you have a spouse? Do you own your home, even if it’s still mortgaged? Do you have children?...

Trump Just Helped Farmers in a Big Way

Trump Just Helped Farmers in a Big Way
(FinancialHealth.net) - Earlier this week, President Trump announced plans to help farmers by withdrawing a proposed rule from the end of the Obama Administration. Trump told a group of farmers in Austin, TX at the American Farm Bureau Federation conference he's working to protect their water rights: "I am proud to announce that I am taking another step to protect...

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How Much Does It Cost to Retire on a Cruise Ship?

How Much Does It Cost to Retire on a Cruise Ship?

You Can Cruise the Seven Seas for Around $100 per Night Been spending time thinking about retirement? Even if everything’s all planned out, there's always...