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 We all work hard and save our money with the hope of one day having a secure and enjoyable retirement. Sadly, however, sometimes the people we trust to advise us on how to reach that goal act in their own interest, not ours. Today on the Scamm
Here on the Scammercast, we talk a lot about how to prevent scams and fraud from occurring in the first place. But, even very smart, savvy people can be victimized by the scammers. In the area of cybersecurity, this is particularly true. The cy
Here on the Scammercast, we talk a lot about how to prevent scams and fraud from occurring in the first place. But, even very smart, savvy people can be victimized by the scammers. In the area of cybersecurity, this is particularly true. The cy
We’ve spoken many times here on the Scammercast about the crucial role that emotions play in scams and frauds. Emotions overpower and send offline your thinking brain, where your trusty “scam detector” lives. We have one entire episode devoted
There hs never been a more important time to realize that it’s time to protect yourself against Scammers, Phishers and those that will go to every length to steal your identity. Adam K. Levin is visiting with us to stress that it really IS TIME
Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic in the United States and, in fact, around the world. We have witnessed numerous data breaches, malware attacks, and now the latest trend, ransomware — holding a computer system hostage until a payment i
Telecommuting. Working remotely. It’s becoming the future. Working from home is something that many workplaces not only utilize but dangle to more and more people to provide convenience and what traditionally becomes a large benefit in a work p
Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic in the United States and, in fact, around the world. We have witnessed numerous data breaches, malware attacks, and now the latest trend, ransomware — holding a computer system hostage until a payment i
When we say the words, Elder Financial Exploitation, what do YOU think of? We all know it’s wrong. We all probably know someone that’s been a victim of it, but what “happens” or can happen to those that perpetrate it? Inside this episode of the
The one inevitable fact none of us can escape is that we’re all getting older. As age arrives and begins to take it’s hold, the abilities to make sound financial decisions can become compromised. As with anything, planning for these things is A
We are all “expected caregivers” and few take the time to consider what is involved in the planning. Denise Brown, from Caregiving.Com steps into the Scammercast, to chat about planning, perspectives, and real-life tools that will enable you to
It’s not every day a podcast has a guest fly in from Chicago. Thankfully, the Scammercast welcomes Keith Jacks Gamble from DePaul University who is able to offer a wealth of information about… You! Gamble is an expert in understanding how peopl
Romance. For some, it only happens once. A love affair to last a lifetime. For way too many, romance can lead a path, not to your heart, but to your pocket book as scammers take all they can before casting you, your life and your now broke, bro
Identity theft is the number one crime being reported to the Federal Trade Commission today and if you haven’t fallen victim yet, chances are you will be at some point, many times through no fault of your own. Here on Scammercast.com, we talk a
The Internet is never going to get SMALLER. Resources, names, and go-to-places online grow regularly, but there really is one place to start your search for trusted, verified and evergreen details when it comes to identity theft and those that
It’s sad to say, but people over 65 are not being engaged with much of anything when involved with assisted living centers or nursing homes. Art and Curtis welcome Amy Vandevelde from Oasis Connections Program Manager from Oasis, to talk about
Healthcare has never been a more important topic than now. Costs, options and more become more robust, specific and – how can one person possibly know about it all? The answer, of course, is Diane Daniels, the host of the Medicare Nation podcas
As another National Cyber Security Month (October) comes to close, we’re proud to release a great interview with The Executive Director of The National Cyber Security Alliance that’ll not only make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck, b
Western Union has always been a force for good when it comes to educating the public about scams. Now, Western Union, now an official Sponsor for The Scammercast provides superb, detailed information on many of the current, insidious scams out
Unfortunately, Identity Theft is unfortunately not an “if” question anymore, but a “when is it going to happen” question. Our friends at Safe ID Trust stop in-studio today to tell us about the peril and certainty of Identity Theft, but also how
Scams are one of the most dangerous threats today. Especially when it comes to our elders. As the number of victims and money taken continues to skyrocket, realize that there is hope! Check out this episode of Scammercast to learn how seniors c
Cognitive impairment is one of those topics that if it hasn’t affected you or your family yet, it is likely going to. This is especially important to us as we think of our seniors and keeping them safe from those who would rip them off. This ep
Connectivity in today’s world is amazing. From your desktop, to your laptop to your tablet, to your smart phone to your smart watch and back, the Internet is there. The future is headed straight for us like a technological freight train. Are yo
There are times that you have to wonder – “what were they thinking?” In the mind of The Scammer, what they’re thinking is how fast can I rip people off and makes as much money as possible – period. When it comes to Home Improvement, the victims
The Cops are HERE! Knowing that local police departments make every effort to intervene and educate the caretakers of and Seniors themselves is a vital part of every community. Inside this episode of The ScammerCast, Elder Attorney Curtis Baile
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