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Losing Your Nest Egg Could Kill You: Here's How to Prevent It

They say if you don't have money, "At least you have your health." New research shows that you can't have one without the other.

3 Ways Millennials Can Avoid Financial Fraud

Elders aren't the only targets of financial fraud. Even young folks need to know how to protect themselves.

This Airbnb Scam Will Ruin Your Vacation — and Your Budget

Before you hit the road on your next vacation, make sure you're aware of this awful Airbnb scam.

5 Tax Scams You Should Know About for 2018

Don't hand your tax refund over to fraudsters. Watch out for these common and costly tax scams.

3 Mistakes That Make a Bad Credit Situation Worse

A credit score of 600 or lower is officially "bad." Don't makes things worse by committing any of these common mistakes.

How to Protect Your Retirement Account From a Hack

You know your bank account and credit card can get hacked. But are you forgetting to monitor your hard-earned retirement savings?

9 Signs Your Identity Was Stolen

Usually, you know when you're the victim of a crime. But identity theft can be a sneaky, subtle scam. Watch out for these warnings.

How to Help Your Parents Retire

Your parents have given you so much in life. Pay it forward by helping them plan their best retirement.

How to Protect Elderly Loved Ones From Financial Scams

Don't let con artists prey on your elderly loved ones. You can help protect them, and their money, from financial predators.

9 Expensive Mistakes of the Newly Retired

Retirement always has a few bumps in the road. But these nine costly mistakes can derail you completely.

8 Real Life Calamities That Can Drain Your Finances (Plus How to Defend Against Them)

Life is full of ups and downs. Sometime the downs take all your money along for the ride.

How to Protect Yourself From Predatory Lending

"No credit? No problem!" At least, that's what a predatory lender might want you to think.

How to Tell if That Home Business Opportunity Is Really a Pyramid Scheme

It can be a pretty steep uphill climb to become a moneymaking MLM superstar.

10 Ways to Keep Your Private Info Private

From your Facebook feed, to your mailbox — identity theft hides behind every corner. Make sure your privacy is protected.

Beware These 6 Phony IRS Calls and Emails

No one particularly likes hearing from the IRS, but we bet you'd enjoy hearing from these tax scammers even less.

How to Protect Yourself From an Investment Scam

That guy in an Internet chatroom with a hot stock tip probably isn't really a Wall Street insider with time to spare. Just saying.

How to Spot a Charity Scam From a Mile Away

Don't let your charitable donation go toward funding a crooked cause.

Don't Panic: Do This If Your Identity Gets Stolen

Identity theft is a scary subject. But really, you shouldn't panic. Help is right around the corner.

8 Terrible Work-From-Home "Jobs" You Should Avoid

Bad news: If a work-from-home job seems too good to be true, it probably is.

3 Sneaky Ways Identity Thieves Can Access Your Data

Identity thieves are crafty. Get the jump on them by protecting yourself from these underhanded attacks on your identity — and your money.