Financial Tip of the Week

Financial Tip of the Week

Don’t let job scams block your path forward

After more than a year of pandemic-related devastating losses — including job losses – you may be one of millions looking to get back on your feet with a new job. This month is Financial Literacy Month, and we want to keep you on track with ways to avoid job scams.   Read more

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April 7, 2021: Scammers reportedly using fake unemployment benefits websites as phishing lures
March 31, 2021: Ignore bogus COVID vaccine survey
March 24, 2021: Free weekly credit reports during COVID extended until April 2022
March 17, 2021: Scams will follow new COVID-19 rescue plan
March 10, 2021: The Drug Enforcement Administration isn’t calling
March 3, 2021: Helping Your Friends and Loved Ones Avoid Scams During COVID-19
Feb. 24, 2021: National Consumer Protection Week starts on February 28
Feb. 17, 2021: Coronavirus relief continues for housing and student loans
Feb. 3, 2021: Tax Identify Theft Awareness Week
Jan. 27, 2021: Tax Identify Theft Awareness Week is coming
Jan. 20, 2021: Target for new COVID scam: Small Business Owners
Jan. 13, 2021: Does Your Health App Protect Your Sensitive Info?
Jan. 6, 2021: Stimulus Payments are for People, not Nursing Homes
Dec. 22, 2020: 12th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 21, 2020: 11th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 20, 2020: 10th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 19, 2020: 9th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 18, 2020: 8th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 17, 2020: 7th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 16, 2020: 6th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 15, 2020: 5th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 14, 2020: 4th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 11, 2020: 3rd Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 10, 2020: 2nd Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 9, 2020: 1st Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 8, 2020: Help Friends/Relatives Avoid a Scam
Dec. 2, 2020: Fake Lysol and Clorox websites
Nov. 18 2020: Help Veterans Avoid Scams
Nov. 11, 2020: Temporary Stop of COVID-19 Evictions
Nov. 4, 2020: How to Spot, Avoid & Report Imposter Scams
Oct. 28, 2020: Scams that Start on Social Media
Oct. 21, 2020: Small Businesses Targeted
Oct. 14, 2020: Are you Receiving Collection Calls for Old Debt?
Oct. 7, 2020: Fake Check Scams & Your Small Business
Sept. 30, 2020: Financial and Other Tips for Disasters
Sept. 23, 2020: Financial Tips if You are Raising Grandchildren
Sept. 14, 2020: Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks
Sept. 7, 2020: Those Free COVID-19 Money Offers on Social Media are Scams
Aug. 31, 2020: Tips to Help You Avoid Post-Disaster Scam
Aug. 24, 2020: “You’ve Won! Now Pay Us” is Always a Scam
Aug. 17, 2020: Getting Unordered Seeds & Stuff in the Mail?
Aug. 10, 2020: Going Shopping? Don't Get Shortchanged
Aug. 3, 2020: Protecting Your Small Business
July 27, 2020: Protecting Your Identity!
July 20, 2020: Spotting Red Flags!
July 13, 2020: Shopping Online? Watch This Video First
July 6, 2020: It’s Military Consumer Month 2020
June 29, 2020: Protection for Renters During COVID-19
June 22, 2020: Paying, and Paying, and Paying Payday Loans
June 15, 2020: Stimulus Funds Debit Card instead of EIP Debit Card
June 8, 2020: Is a Scammer Getting Unemployment Benefits in Your Name?
June 1, 2020: COVID-19 Ruined My Travel Plans. How do I Get Back My Money?
May 25, 2020: Credit Reports Are Now Free, Every Week
May 18, 2020: A Tool for Cutting Expenses
May 11, 2020: Have You Received Your Economic Impact Payment?
May 4, 2020: May 5 Deadline for Some SSI and VA Beneficiaries with Kids
April 27, 2020: Avoiding SSA Scams During COVID-19
April 20, 2020: Dealing With Debt Collectors During COVID-19
April 13, 2020: Coronavirus and Your Mortgage
April 6, 2020: While You Are Home, Spot the Scams