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"Card skimming," involves attaching devices to money machines that read the information on your debit and credit cards when you swipe them. When combined with a nearby concealed camera to record your personal identification number (PIN), the thieves can get everything they need to drain your More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Brief Consumer report Tips Tools
Tags: scams, fraud, card skimmers, protection
Date: 4/20/2017
Money Smart for Older Adults (MSOA) is stand-alone instructor-led training module developed by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which provides awareness among older adults and caregivers on how to prevent elder financial exploitation More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Date: 4/12/2017
Some ads that promise debt relief may be offering bankruptcy if you read between the lines. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
When it comes to federal and postal jobs, the word to remember is free. Information about job openings with the U.S. government or U.S. Postal Service is free and available to everyone. Applying for a federal or postal job also is free. Federal agencies and the U.S. Postal Service never charge More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
How, why, and when to order the free copies of your credit report you’re entitled to from each of the nationwide credit reporting companies. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
This article provides steps you can take to make it more difficult for a crook to capture your card or card numbers, and how to report losses and fraud. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Learn what can happen when you give your checking account number to a stranger who calls you. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Some advance-fee loan and credit card offers have tell-tale signs that can help you avoid getting ripped off. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Your liability for fraudulent credit card charges is $50, but that doesn’t stop scam artists from peddling “loss protection” services. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Federal law limits your liability if your credit, ATM, or debit card is lost or stolen, but your liability may depend on how quickly you report the loss or theft. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017