Nov 14, 2018
Part of protecting your finances means managing your
accounts, both online and offline. Today we’ll share how you can
arm yourself against fraud and scams!
Keeping an Eye Out for Scams and Fraud
With so many people shopping in stores and online, scammers
are all too happy to grab your data and financial
While there’s nothing you can do to completely eliminate
these scams, there ways you can protect yourselves.
Joe Mecca from Coastal
Federal Credit Union is back to wrap up this two-parter.
In this episode we get into:
- Big offline scams and online phishing to watch out for
- Protecting yourself with strong passwords
- Apps and resources to protect you and your finances
We have a lot to cover, so let’s get started!
Resources to Protect Your Identity and Finances
If you’ve had your wallet or purse stolen or lost, here are
some resources we mentioned in the episode as well as some other
handy articles to check out:
For freezing your accounts or putting an alert you need to
contact the credit bureaus.
- Equifax: 1-888-766-0008
- Experian: 1-888-397-3742
- TransUnion: 1-800-680-72892
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Like the music in this episode? Our theme song is
Regime. Additional music by Lee Rosevere.