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Protecting Yourself From Financial Scams

Financial scams continue to evolve with the rapid pace of technology and it has become a year-round business for thieves. Every year it becomes harder and harder to spot the scam, which means you need to stay vigilant about keeping your as-sets secured.

So how do you do that? Today we’re going to share tips on what to look for and how to spot these scams before you fall victim. We’ve all been there and we’ll even share some of our personal stories of times we’ve been targeted.

This is a topic we get asked about all the time so we know how important this conversation is for people of all ages. Let’s dive in and discuss all types of financial scams along with tips to help you protect yourself.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

0:00 – Intro

4:13 – Most prevalent forms of cybercrime

6:57 – Two main phishing attempts

10:05 – Who is targeted?

12:47 – 5 tips to protect yourself