How to Outsmart the Most Common Money Scams

2nd March 2019

Financial scams are on the rise, according to the Federal Trade Commission’s annual Sentinel Data Book report—but there are some simple measures most people can take to avoid being played. Consumers reported nearly 3 million scams to the FTC in 2018, 48 percent of which were related to fraud of some kind. The top types of scams were: Imposter scams, such as catfishing, impersonating government employees or a close relative, etc….

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Amazon plans to open dozens of its own grocery stores in the coming years

2nd March 2019

Two years after making a surprise acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon is about to go even deeper into the grocery business by launching a completely new chain of its own. One that’s separate from Whole Foods and with prices that reportedly would undercut Whole Foods, notorious for its expensive premium items. That news comes via The Wall Street Journal, and marks Amazon’s continued push into the real world of brick-and-mortar retail,…

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