Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Despite many years of investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Allen Stafford’s CD scam ran for more than a decade.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 11:52 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

Gifts cards are a great go-to for last-minute holiday shoppers, but you need to be careful as they’re also prone to scamming.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:25 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

The government is warning about scam artists it says are peddling phony Ebola cures.

Monday, August 11, 2014 2:00 pm
By David McMillin ·

As more consumers ditch checking accounts in favor of prepaid cards, some fraudsters are targeting cardholders in online scams. A recent New York Times┬ástory by Matthew Goldstein highlights that one particular financial product seems to have become the focus of regulators. It’s called MoneyPak, and it’s known as a “cash top-up card.” Rather than working

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:54 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

Scammers are setting up fake Facebook pages and possibly looting credit cards from the crash site following last week’s tragedy.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 6:05 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Investors must investigate the official letters after the name of an adviser or financial planner.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

Looking for a good retirement location? What about avoiding summertime scams? We have your personal finance prescription ready for pickup today on

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

Happy Hump Day! Today on, find out how to receive benefits as a part-timer.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:24 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Homeowners deluged with offers of mortgage help don’t know who to trust.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 10:00 am
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

While these fraudsters probably won’t fool too many people, check fraud is serious business and costs banks close to $1 billion a year.

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