It’s unfortunate that scam artists have been around for centuries, cooking up new schemes to swindle people out of their hard-earned money. And in today’s digital age, it’s easier than ever for scammers to access personal information they can use to convince you they’re legitimate.
It seems there are constantly new scams specifically designed to part us with our money. Most difficult of all, they can be hard to spot. Still, with a little bit of warning, you can be on guard, avoiding pitfalls and keeping your money where it belongs: in your wallet.
Read the full article in the Finances FYI section of The Seattle Times, sponsored by 1st Security Bank.