Insurance Agent Fraud: How a Corrupt Agent Can Cost You

Megan Smith

Car insurance agents are here to help you, right? Well, usually. Most insurance agents are professionals who are looking to make a commission, and their reputation is their livelihood. A few bad apples, however, mean you need to be vigilant about who you work with. Corrupt agents can cost you …

Car Insurance Scams are More Common than You Think

Megan Smith

Have you ever been cruising down the road, minding your own business, when you notice that you’re being boxed in by two other drivers? One ahead of you begins slowing down drastically, a third vehicle stopping in front of them at a high rate of speed, while the one in …

Don’t Fall for This Tricky Door-to-Door Home Improvement Scam

Christina Lang

Have you ever been eating dinner with your family when a stranger rings your doorbell, offering to do cheap improvement tasks around your house? Many people find themselves caught off-guard by the visit and invite the alleged contractor inside to take a closer look. This could be a mistake, however, …

High-Pressure Contractor Tactics That Are Red Flags

Christina Lang

Signing up for home improvement through a contractor can be stressful. After all, you’re going to have someone in and out of your home, doing work in the place you live. Not to mention, this kind of work is often expensive. How do you know you’re not getting scammed or …

Home Improvement: Signs Your Contractor Could Be Scamming You

Christina Lang

So, you’ve hired a contractor to do work on your home, and everything has seemed okay so far. However, now there are weird signs that this could actually be a scam, and you’re worried. Things aren’t quite right. What do you do? Here are some top signals that your contractor …

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Vaccine Scams Are Devious–and Dangerous

Vaccine Scams Are Devious–and Dangerous

Talk of vaccines has become extremely common in recent days as the global vaccination effort is fully underway. However, this huge push for vaccination has also led to a proliferation of scams aimed at defrauding people who are eager to get a vaccine. Remember: official government sites and pharmacies won’t …

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Education Scams: Plagiarism and Homework Sites

Education Scams: Plagiarism and Homework Sites

If you’ve attended a school in recent years, you know how big the anti-plagiarism push is. For today’s kids, the pressure to do their own work is huge. The hyper-competitive world of academia is always pushing kids to do their absolute best, and many would-be scholars crumble under the pressure, …
Education Scams: Online “Colleges”

Education Scams: Online “Colleges”

Online colleges are popular among people looking to improve their career prospects. When you’ve got bills pressing down on you, your day job to worry about, and you still want to go to school, online school is a great resource. Legitimate online universities offer you a chance to earn your …