SCAM ALERT! SCAM ALERT!
Here's a list of the latest scams you need to be aware of.
THE ONE RING SCAM (Baltimore Area)
This simple but effective scam involves a person calling you from a foreign number and hanging up after one ring. If you call back the same number that shows up on your caller id, you will be charged numerous fees by your telephone provider. Click here to learn more.
THE SEND MONEY FOR AN INJURED LOVED ONE SCAM
(popular in Baltimore) With this scam, callers are reaching out to people and asking for money to help out a friend or family member. They use factual information obtained from social media sites to prove their credibility. Read more here
THE MICROSOFT SCAM
This scam involves people calling your home or cellphone and requesting remote access to your computer to remove viruses. The callers then asked for your credit card / Paypal info. If they are not given this info and remote access permission has been granted, they disable your computer.Here is a link to the full article: Click Here
IRS PUTS OUT LIST OF POPULAR TAX SCAMS FOR 2014
1.Tax returner scams
2.Fake IRS agent call scam
3.Free money / inflated returns scam
4.Fake charity organization call scam
See entire list here
THE YOU'VE WON A FREE CRUISE SCAM
This classic scam consist of someone calling and informing you that you've been selected for a free trip to some tropical paradise. All they require you to do is provide some of your personal information.
How much should love cost you?
When it comes to love, most people are willing to sacrifice a lot to obtain it. Some will give up friends for the sake of their relationships. Others are willing to cut family members out of their lives. Some even give up a part of their identity to obtain love, but what about financial sacrifices? Is there a certain amount of financial gain you are willing to give up for love?
Most people have no idea how to answer this question because it is rarely asked; but divorce statistics prove that these limits exist. According to several surveys, financial problems are consistently ranked among the top 3 reasons for divorce, and I'm sure you will find this to be true if you were to ask some divorcees in your neck of the woods. Still, these polls are only a small sample of the populous and I would like to know what your limits are. Exactly how much debt would you be willing to take on for the sake of your marriage? Answer the survey below to tell us where you stand or leave a comment in our comments section.