Financial Scam Victims

Financial Scam Victims

It is estimated that more than 25 million people find themselves as victims of fraud each year. This includes everyone from the elderly, to well-educated young adults. The Federal Trade Commission found that the most-reported frauds involved weight loss products, prize promotions, unauthorized billing for buyer’s clubs or internet services, and work at home programs. The […]

Avoiding Foreclosure Relief Scams

Avoiding Foreclosure Relief Scams

All eyes are on the Federal Reserve, as they began what looks to be an ongoing round of interest rate hikes in December 2016. This has already led to an increase in mortgage rates. For homeowners who are have fallen behind on their mortgages, this is not good news. For those who are facing foreclosure, the […]

Negotiating With Creditors

Negotiating With Creditors

Learning how to negotiate with your creditors is a key stepping-stone before beginning a debt settlement plan. Personal debt has seen an epidemic-like rise in the United States as middle-class Americans have struggled more and more to cover their monthly expenses. To make matters worse, many people turned to using credit cards and payday loans […]

Avoiding Refinancing Scams

Avoiding Refinancing Scams

Due to recent events, it’s becoming more and more important to arm yourself with tips & techniques to avoid refinancing scams. The 2008 housing collapse will go down as one of the worst financial debacles in history. From the disaster came a slew of financial woes for homeowners, including the loss of value in their […]

Avoiding Legal Representation Scams

Avoiding Legal Representation Scams

What do Steven Spielberg, Kevin Bacon and Larry King have in common? Along with their celebrity status, they have all been scammed by a man who controlled the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history: Bernie Madoff. Anyone with money in their bank account or access to a credit card can fall victim to a scam. […]