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How to spot elder financial abuse
How to spot elder financial abuse

How to spot elder financial abuse

July 09, 2020 / Ray Wills

Elder financial abuse is, unfortunately, very common. According to the American Bankers Association, older Americans control 70 percent of the wealth in the United States.…

Credit reports are now free once a week
Credit reports are now free once a week

Credit reports are now free once a week

July 02, 2020 / Ray Wills

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on the economy, one helpful (yet temporary) change has been made to the number of times you can access your credit information.…

Turned down for a bank account? This could be why
Turned down for a bank account? This could be why

Turned down for a bank account? This could be why

June 25, 2020 / Sarah Stansfield

If you have a history of overdrafts or, worse, if another financial institution closed your account, you’re probably going to run into some difficulties when you try to open another one…

The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams
The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams

The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams

June 22, 2020 / Ray Wills

Did you receive an offer to get paid to shop or eat at bougie restaurants and review them? It sounds too good to be true, because, well, it most likely is…

How the CARES Act impacts student loans
How the CARES Act impacts student loans

How the CARES Act impacts student loans

June 18, 2020 / Shelby White

Known as the CARES Act, the roughly $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that was recently passed by the United States government is intended to reduce the financial pain felt by millions of Americans who have been affected by the measures taken to control the spread of COVID-19.…

The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing
The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing

The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing

June 05, 2020 / Warren Hurt

Despite a global pandemic, Great Depression-era levels of unemployment, mass demonstrations and an economy in turmoil, the stock market is booming. Here are four reasons why…

Watch out for unemployment scams
Watch out for unemployment scams

Watch out for unemployment scams

June 05, 2020 / Ray Wills

In an elaborate scheme, scammers are stealing people’s identities, fraudulently filing for unemployment benefits and then directing the money to their own bank accounts or intercepting paper checks that are then paid out by state governments.…

Emergency Response in today's financial markets
Emergency Response in today's financial markets

Emergency Response in today's financial markets

June 02, 2020 / The Merrill Anderson Company

We are in an unprecedented situation, with economic distress that we are struggling to under-stand. It really is different this time for the financial markets.…

How to protect yourself against money mule scams
How to protect yourself against money mule scams

How to protect yourself against money mule scams

May 22, 2020 / Ray Wills

Has someone ever tried to lure you into a money laundering scheme? It sounds like something out of a movie, but it’s all too real for victims that scammers use to move stolen money…

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