Category: Education

Demystifying Financial Advising: What You Need to Know

Sometimes when we know we should do something, but we’re afraid of making the wrong move, we make no move at all. This can be a costly mistake when it comes to long-term financial planning. Soliciting financial advice is an important venture, but also a personal one. It can seem like an imposing, if not […]

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Stay Smarter than Scammers!

With fraud involving cryptocurrency and online payment systems on the rise, it’s more important than ever to be cautious with your financial information. Just this week, a scam in Dauphin County cost one individual $16,000 (Read the story here.)! Don’t let your account be the next target; keep these practices in mind to keep your […]

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

The most common types of scams will target you through fake emails, text messages, voice calls, letters or even someone who shows up at your front door unexpectedly.

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How to Spot, Avoid, and Report Tech Support Scams

Tech support scammers want you to believe you have a serious problem with your computer, like a virus. They want you to pay for tech support services you don’t need, to fix a problem that doesn’t exist. They often ask you to pay by wiring money, putting money on a gift card, prepaid cash or cash reloadable cards, or using a money transfer app because they know these types of payments can be hard to reverse.

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Holidays and Pandemic Team Up to Enhance Fraud & Scams

Holidays and Pandemic Team Up to Enhance Fraud & Scams As the holidays approach, e-commerce merchants are preparing for a continued increase in online sales as a result of store closures and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You should be aware of scams that target the convenience of online shopping such as fake or […]

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Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cyber actors may send emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or donating to fraudulent charities or causes. Exercise caution in handling any email with a […]

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