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Watch Out for These Twists on Phishing

If you have been online for any length of time, you have heard about phishing. Phishing uses a variety of methods to obtain your personal and financial information which can then be used to steal your money and your identity. Phishing scams typically try to get you to act quickly without thinking and they are getting harder to spot.

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Haven't Filed Your Taxes Yet? Watch Out for These Scams

The IRS has announced their "Dirty Dozen" tax scams for 2019. These scams can occur anytime during the year but tend to peak during tax season. Here are a few of the scams to be aware of.

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Gen Y with Will

How to Get Ripped Off when You Shop!

If you are interested in scams, then you'll love the little experiment that Target Stores recently pulled on customers.

I say "experiment" since Target—when it was caught—denied that it meant to make this trick a recurring one with its customers.

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From the Archives

How Tax Reform Impacts Your 2018 Federal Income Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Job Acts bill that was enacted in December 2017 will probably impact your 2018 Federal income tax return. The bill made sweeping changes to the tax laws changing tax rates, deductions, exemptions, and much more. Here are some highlights.

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Who's Fighting for You?

Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.

This month's featured consumer group:

  • Rural Community Assistance Corporation (West Sacramento, CA)

    RCAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting rural communities achieve their goals and visions by providing training, technical assistance and access to resources. Headquartered in West Sacramento, California, RCAC's more than 100 employees serve rural communities from 40 field locations in 13 western states, plus the Western Pacific.


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