Don’t Get Caught In A Free Trial Scam!

You know what they say: “If it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” And yet, dozens of people fall for scams that promise them the moon — and they don’t realize they’ve been played until it’s too late.   Because of this truism, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of an uptick…

Budget Shopping for School Supplies

You may be deep into your summer routine of lazy afternoons at the beach, family day trips and bedtimes postponed in favor of firefly-chasing, but back-to-school season is already in full swing. And, any way you slice it, it’s going to be expensive! Between new backpacks, textbooks, a long list of supplies and a fresh…

What Can I Do About Robocalls?

Are you sick of grabbing your ringing phone only to find a robocaller on the other end? Those automatic calls are enough to make anyone go bonkers. Read on for the inside scoop on robocalls and what you can do about them. How do they have my number? Thanks to the internet, scammers and telemarketers…

Beware of Jury Duty Scams

Nobody likes being called in for jury duty. But a recently revived scam has painted the entire experience in a more sinister hue. Here’s how it plays out: The scammer calls a victim, claiming to work for the local court. The scammer tells the victim they’ve missed their call to jury duty and that there…