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What you should know to avoid Powerball scams

The Powerball jackpot has reached $700 million, making it the second largest in U.S. history.

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Don’t get blinded by an eclipse scam

The solar eclipse is less than a week away and will be visible to all of North America. But big events mean big opportunities for scammers and unscrupulous businesses.

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FTC warns public of new government imposter scam

The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about a new government imposter scam where scammers pretend to call from the National Institutes of Health.

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Beware of “Free Wi-Fi” scams

When traveling this summer, double check before connecting your laptop, tablet, or smartphone to free Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces. It may be labeled something non-specific like “Free Public Wi-Fi.”

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Social Security Administration warns public of new Social Security scam

The Social Security Administration is warning the public about a new Social Security scam.

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Protecting your identity on summer vacation

When you’re away on vacation you tend to think about protecting your home, but you should also do the same for your identity. According to the Federal Trade Commission, travelers tend to do things that make them more vulnerable to … Continue reading

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United States Patent and Trademark Office warns about impostor scam

If you’ve recently patented or trademarked a certain product, you may be a target in a scam looking to trick you into paying unnecessary fees.

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For good financial health check up on your credit

The first step to a healthy financial future is to check your credit report. Your credit report not only affects your ability to a get a loan, but could help you avoid identity theft.

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Hot Tips for Staying Cool in the Summer Heat: HVAC Home Safety

Inefficient HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) systems not only cost you money, but can also lead to health and comfort issues for your family. The following safety tips will help you stay cool when the weather heats up:

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BBB warns of Work-from-Home employment scam targeting consumers nationwide

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a work-from-home employment scam that has targeted consumers nationwide by posing a legitimate Canadian company.

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