Health Insurance, 5 Types of Identity Theft, Failure, and the Keys to Riches Financial Philosophy Featuring Jeff Kanter

Unlock Your Wealth Today© addresses Individual Choice Health Insurance, 5 Types of Identity Theft, Failure, and the Keys To Riches© Financial Philosophy and Special Guest Jeff Kanter co-founder of HealthExcellencePlus.com on this episode. Unlock Your Wealth Today and Heather Wagenhals‘ gives you the tools and resources to increase your Wealth, Health, Wisdom, and Pleasurable pursuits. …

Government Imposters, Why Hearts and Wallets Don’t mix and Is your money strategy sound Featuring JP Cortez

Unlock Your Wealth Today and Heather Wagenhals’ gives you the tools and resources to increase your Wealth, Health, Wisdom, and Pleasurable pursuits. Government Imposters, Why Hearts and Wallets Don’t mix, and Is your money strategy sound? The Keys To Riches© Financial Philosophy as well as Heather’s FreedomFest interview with policy advisor with JP Cortez from …

Jean Ann Dorrell Help Seniors Protect Assets Today

Understanding asset protection is vital to maintaining the health and security of your retirement assets. Jean Ann Dorrell shares with Heather Wagenhals during this reprise interview what seniors can do to protect themselves from being scammed. Who’s On: Author, speaker and founder of Senior Financial Security, Inc., Jean Ann Dorrell’s experience includes giving financial advice …

How scammers make you pay

Here’s one of the top questions we get from people: Is this a scam? Whatever the “this” looks like, here’s our best answer to that question: Did someone say you can only pay by wiring money, putting money on a gift card, or loading money on a cash reload card? If they did, then yes: …

Buying or selling a “smart” home? Read this.

Whether you are buying or selling a home, think about the technology you may be buying or selling along with it. Many homes are now “smart” — featuring internet of things (IoT) devices such as connected thermostats, light bulbs, security systems, and energy saving appliances. Here are tips for making sure you are prepared to …

New Year’s resolution to drop a few pounds?

Looking to lose weight in 2018? If so, you have a challenge ahead of you. That’s right: it’s going to take proper dieting and regular exercise to safely lose weight. You might ask, “What about the ads that promise weight loss with no effort?” The truth is, those ads are promoting products that won’t deliver …

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2018

Are you looking forward to getting your tax refund in the new year? Tax identity thieves may be looking forward to getting your refund too. That’s why the FTC has designated January 29-February 2, 2018 as Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Learn to protect yourself from tax identity theft and IRS imposter scams, and what …

Getting money back into people’s pockets

FTC staff work hard to protect you from scams and deceptive business practices. We sue scammers and shut down their operations. In many cases, we get refunds for people. In fact, between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, FTC cases resulted in more than $6.4 billion in refunds. We just released a report with …

What’s up with the National Do Not Call Registry?

Is your number one of the more than 229 million phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry? Then you might be interested in the FTC’s just-released National Do Not Call Registry Data Book, which gives an overview of the Registry and complaints the FTC received at donotcall.gov from November 2016 through October 2017.

‘Tis the season for stopping robocalls

Nothing puts a damper on the holidays like unwanted calls interrupting your day. Maybe you’ve gotten one — you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person. Internet-powered phone systems have made it cheap and easy for scammers to make illegal sales robocalls from anywhere in the world. Fortunately, you …

Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Faces Fraud Charges

The man who was the main organizer of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas earlier this year has been arrested by authorities and charged with wire fraud for allegedly bilking investors in his company, Fyre Media, which promoted the event. Billy McFarland was arrested by federal agents at his Manhattan home on Friday. The …

Barclays Latest Fraud Charges

Barclays, has been charged by the British Serious Fraud Office, along with four of the bank’s former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud. The charges on Barclays came after a five-year investigation into the London-based lender’s fund-raising at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. The accused are John S. Varley, a former chief executive; Roger A. …