Credit card safety tips

Tips to reduce your risk of credit card identity theft. 1.  Only carry the credit card(s) you use on a daily basis.  Leave the rest at home in a secured location. 2.  Lower your credit card limit on the card you use every day.  If you know how much...

How to spot a phishing scam

Here are a few warning signs that an email might be a phishing scam email 1.   The email beings with "Dear Customer" instead of your name. 2.   If you receive the email more than once and on more than one email account. 3.  When you...

Utility bill payment scam

FPL sent out notices to customers warning of a new nationwide phishing scam.  The scam tells customers that a third party, either the Federal Government or President Obama, will pay their utility bill in exchange for their personal info, such as SSN or personal...

Cyber Safety Tips

The Internet can be an enormous benefit but the benefits come with numerous risks. Here are a few tips to keep you safe while on the Internet. 1. Do NOT use the same password and/or username for your online accounts. This way if one is compromised you have not put...

Top 10 signs it may be a scam

Before you send money or give out your personal information read check to see if it has any of these red flags. (Listen to the radio show) [peckplayer id=”3″ sound=”http://carriekerskie.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/06-23-12.mp3″] 1. ...