Avoid Scams

Avoid Financial Scams

Often predators target people who are seeking relief from financial stress. Below are a few trusted sources that explain how to recognize a scam and what to do if you encounter one. Also, feel free to reach out to our professional financial counseling team if you think you may be dealing with a financial scam situation.
 

Holding a credit cardCollection Scams Alert: What to Look For

Some of the latest scams in the collection world are companies trying to "collect on debts" that people do not owe. Usually the consumer will receive a hostile collection call from the scammer and then soon receives an official-looking collection letter that threatens legal action if the debt is not paid immediately. 

 

Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Scams

Be aware of and protect yourself from these five common scams.

 

Romance Scams

Read these do's and don'ts when searching online dating sites.

 

VISA and MasterCard Credit Card Phone Scam

Scammers might pose as financial institution and or credit card representatives to trick unwary consumers into providing the three-digit security code on the back of a credit card or other sensitive information.

 

Concerned About Debt?

Avoid debt relief and debt settlement scams.

 

Behind on Your Mortgage? Looking for Ways to Avoid Foreclosure?

Avoid predatory mortgage assistance and phony mortgage payment relief scams.

 

Considering a Reverse Mortgage?

Avoid reverse mortgage fraud and abuse.