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.
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.
Be aware of and protect yourself from these five common scams.
Read these do's and don'ts when searching online dating sites.
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.
Avoid debt relief and debt settlement scams.
Avoid predatory mortgage assistance and phony mortgage payment relief scams.
Avoid reverse mortgage fraud and abuse.