The following is an excerpt from a real-live banker. We think it’s important that we share our stories, so they don’t become yours. Dear reader, It’s the week before the county fair. I am a frantic 4H mom looking to
Have you ever seen the Monty Python sketch about Spam? So, basically there is this old couple eating at a diner along with some Vikings. The waitress is listing items off the menu, which mostly consists of Spam. The elderly
Phone scams have been prominent for as long as I can remember, but probably even before that. Alexander Graham Bell has been gone a century, so I don’t even know how long. Nonetheless, phone fraud is a major issue today.
“Big Brother is Watching You” – 1984 by George Orwell It’s that time of the year again…the dreaded tax season! And with tax season comes the risk of falling victim to a scammer. Sleazy government imposters will act like they
Now more than ever, scammers are on the prowl trying to coax you into their den of lies. Countless people have been tricked and have lost their hard earned money to scammers. Whether it be because of a hypothetical paid-for
The simple, short answer is that fraud can look like many different things, and anyone can fall victim. I got a call on my cell phone yesterday around 5:00. The number was unknown so I let it go to voicemail.
While consumers all fear being scammed, they are not the only ones that have that worry. Small businesses can be a target of scammers as well. Since business owners conduct themselves differently than consumers, it may be easier for a
The holiday season is fast approaching, and for many people this means extra financial stress. The pressure to give the people in your life the perfect gift can take a toll on you and your wallet. We can’t completely make