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Phone Scams

How to recognize and report phone scams

People lose a lot of money to phone scams — sometimes their life savings. Scammers have figured out countless ways to cheat you out of your money over the phone. In some scams, they act friendly and helpful. In others, they might threaten or try to scare you.

One thing you can count on is that a phone scammer will try to get your money or your personal information to commit identity theft. Don’t give it to them. Here’s what you need to know.

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Refinancing Your Mortgage

Thinking about refinancing your home mortgage?

The idea behind refinancing a home mortgage is simple: You’re taking out a new loan to pay off and replace the current one. The goal is to lower your interest rate, reduce the loan term, switch a loan type, or to access the equity in your home.

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Social Media

Don't Share too much on social media

While social media is all about interaction, it’s best not to share too much because you can never be sure how it is going to be used. Most of us know by now that a selfie or party pic can backfire on us, but what about other information that can lead to identity theft or other crimes that could clear out financial accounts or affect your safety?

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