Veterans More Likely to Lose Money to Scams Than Civilians

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pennsylvania’s 943,417 military veterans and active-duty service members are at risk of being targeted by scammers. According to a new AARP report, veterans, military, and their families are nearly 40% more likely to lose money to scams and fraud than the civilian population. Additionally, 4 out of 5 … Read more

Survey finds veterans more likely to lose money to scams –

Survey finds veterans more likely to lose money to scams -

In order to protect themselves, veterans and others are encouraged to sign up for the Do Not Call Registry and use a call-blocking service as well as strong passwords for each online account, two-factor authentication when available, and placing a free security freeze on credit reports at each of the major credit bureaus. Source link

How much you’ll lose by withdrawing money from retirement accounts early

How much you'll lose by withdrawing money from retirement accounts early

FOR those considering withdrawing money prematurely from your retirement accounts– know that it can cost you thousands over time in penalties. The most common type of accounts are 401ks and individual retirement accounts (IRA).  1It can cost thousands to withdraw money from retirement accounts early A big difference between the two is typically a 401k offers an employer match, while an … Read more

How To Avoid Cryptocurrency Stock Scams Before You Lose Money!

How To Avoid Cryptocurrency Stock Scams Before You Lose Money!

by: Better Business Bureau Posted: Nov 6, 2021 / 06:43 AM CDT / Updated: Nov 6, 2021 / 06:59 AM CDT Hand holding abstract bitcoin againct purple background. If you are thinking about investing in the stock of companies that tout high returns associated with cryptocurrency — use caution. Do your research, and only invest money … Read more

Democrats will lose full control of Virginia’s House of Delegates, CNN projects, bolstering GOP’s gains across the state

Democrats will lose full control of Virginia's House of Delegates, CNN projects, bolstering GOP's gains across the state

CNN projected Thursday that Republicans in the state will win at least half of the seats in the chamber, guaranteeing that Democrats will no longer hold full control there. CNN has not projected that Republicans will take control of the House.Democrats are projected so far to win 46 seats.The best the party could do at … Read more

Squid Cryptocurrency Crashes, and Investors Lose Money

Squid Cryptocurrency Crashes, and Investors Lose Money

Millions of dollars vanished in a matter of minutes after investors piled into a new cryptocurrency inspired by “Squid Game,” the popular Netflix survival show, only to watch its value plunge to nearly zero in a few short hours.The cryptocurrency, called Squid, began trading early last week at a price of just one penny per … Read more

If Missouri doesn’t spend its federal rental and utility assistance money it could lose it • Missouri Independent

If Missouri doesn't spend its federal rental and utility assistance money it could lose it • Missouri Independent

Jill McCormick shook her head and lifted her eyes to the ceiling.  “What is the hold up for getting that money directly to [tenants]?” McCormick, a tenant advocate with the nonprofit Action St. Louis, asked St. Louis’ new director of human services, Yusef Scoggin, at a community meeting Tuesday. The city has received more applications … Read more

It turns out Minnesota didn’t actually lose any tax money during the COVID recession

It turns out Minnesota didn’t actually lose any tax money during the COVID recession

It was pushed by governors, legislators and mayors as soon as President Joe Biden took over the White House: the ability of those governments to replace tax revenue lost during the COVID-induced recession had to be part of any federal relief law passed by the new Congress. It worked. Unlike two previous federal COVID relief … Read more