Texas State Securities Board announces indictment of alleged Ponzi-schemer

A pyramid scheme can be tempting for some investors. Usually there’s a charismatic person who makes the investor think he or she can’t lose, who doesn’t let on that the operation is making money by signing up new people–the kind of investment that always crashes in the end. The Texas State Securities Board just announced…

Do your homework before signing up for work-at-home

BBB advises consumers to be cautious about work-at-home opportunities The ability to work from home is an attractive proposition, especially when a company promises high income for little effort. But Better Business Bureau advises consumers to be careful about accepting these offers. BBB received over 1,800 complaints about work-at-home businesses in 2012. The majority of…