Gas Money Scam Going Strong

As a man begged for gas money, a woman kept looking at around at other vehicles saying, “Sorry.” Being trapped in parking spots, the vehicles gave the man $2. He thanked those vehicles, and then continued to drive around the lot looking for more cars to approach.  The couple then headed off in the opposite direction. Here are …

Get The Most Bang For Your Garage Sale Buck on UYWRadio

Tune in as to Unlock Your Wealth Radio, as personal finance expert and host Heather Wagenhals reveals how you can get the most bang for your garage sale buck. Heather starts this interview by sharing the best garage sale apps for consumers and hosts of garage sales. These apps will help consumers find specific products they are looking for and …

AAA: 38 million Americans Expected to Travel Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend expects high travelers, according to AAA these projection are at more than 38 million Americans. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and the most since 2005. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, about 700,000 more people will travel compared to last year, according …

Remember Real Estate: Keys To Riches™ Number Ten

Keys To Riches™ Financial Wellness Series provides financial concepts each week that teach you how to think like the rich and be in control of your own money. Tune in to this week’s Keys to Riches Number Ten – Remember Real Estate as host Heather Wagenhals offers specific financial techniques to help your financial habits become healthy money management skills. Listen every Monday morning on …

Heather Wagenhals Helps Parents Cut the Financial Umbilical Cord

Personal finance expert and host of Unlock Your Wealth Radio, Heather Wagenhals, offers financial advice to parents on cutting money ties with their children. Tune in on the Libsyn platform as Heather addresses several dynamics parents pave for children and their college education.   In this interview Heather dives into the topic of college graduates …

$13 Million is Gone After Two Hours and 1,600 Fake Credit Cards

A South African bank became a victim of a bank heist 10,000 miles away, after a group of criminals stole $13 million out of cash machines on another continent using fake South African credit cards. The thieves used around 1,600 forged cards to withdraw the money from 1,400 individual cash machines across Japan, according to …

Everything You Need to Know About Coupon Codes

We’ve all seen it while shopping online. That little coupon code box that shows up in the cart or during checkout. It might be labeled promo code, discount code, offer code, source code, gift code, or other variations. But regardless of the name, it always represents a small window of opportunity for extra savings on …

5 Arrested for IRS Impersonation Scam

A growing IRS impersonation scam has five suspects arrested for their involvement, which has bilked an estimated $36.5 million from 6,400 victims nationwide, federal officials said Tuesday. Nabbed Monday in Miami, Fla., the suspects are accused of making multiple calls in which they claimed to be IRS or Treasury officials, told unwitting victims they owed …

Why Apple Spends Crazy Amounts of Money On New Ideas

Facing a slowdown in iPhone sales and other tribulations, Apple is on track to spend $10 billion on R&D this year, a 30% increase from 2015. That’s quite a leap. If you look at Apple’s recent financial report, you know the Cupertino, Calif. company had phenomenal earnings last quarter. But what spooked Wall Street is that …

Cutting the “Financial” Umbilical Cord on UYWRadio

Personal finance expert and host of Unlock Your Wealth Radio, Heather Wagenhals, offers financial advice to parents on cutting money ties with their children. Tune in this Friday, May 27th at 9AM PST on the Libsyn platform as Heather addresses several dynamics parents pave for children and their college education. In this interview Heather dives into the topic of college graduates and the …

Army Recruitment Scandal

The National Guard Recruiting Assistance Program was established to increase enlistment in the armed forces during the Iraq war. Soldiers who signed up as recruiting assistants were compensated if one of their referrals enlisted. If one of their referrals went through to basic training, the fee was higher. Enlisting an officer could mean a payday of $8,500. The Army paid out …

Create Credit with Keys To Riches

The Keys To Riches™ featured Key will appear here for the entire week, collecting data from Heather’s Keys To Riches™ Financial Wellness Series. Tune in to this week’s Keys to Riches Number Nine: Create Credit as host Heather Wagenhals offers specific financial techniques to help your financial habits become healthy money management skills. Listen every Monday morning on the Keys To Riches website where you’ll find …

Fortuneteller Pays $1.2M After Pleading Guilty to Fraud and Money Laundering

A fortuneteller recently plead guilty and charged with one count of mail fraud and one count of money laundering.  Sandra Stevenson Marks, also known as Catherine Marks will now be required to repay victims at least $1.2 million, according to a plea agreement. […Read More]

Financially Prepare for Graduation with Heather Wagenhals on UYWRadio

Financial decisions for graduates on Unlock Your Wealth Radio with host and personal finance expert Heather Wagenhals. Tune in as Heather reveals what to include in a “graduation survival kit” for high school graduates and how parents can financially survive too! In this interview Heather reminds listener’s who will attend graduation parties, that it’s not about what you give, but …

Best Money Advice for Graduates

In this three-part video series, TIME asked recent college grads working at MONEY and Time Inc. for their best advice to the Class of 2016. Here’s what the graduates told us they’ve learned about handling money (now that they finally have some). RELATED: Gifts For College Grads To Make Them Smarter About Money Stretching those early paychecks as far …