Beware Car-Wrap Scams

The fake-check scam is a tried-and-true scheme with dozens of variations. One such variation, the car-wrap scam has recently become more widespread and successful. In this scam, well-known “brands” post ads or send mass emails… (more)

November 5th is Bank Transfer Day

Whether it’s BofA charging you $5 to use your debit card or Visa’s nice little screw-you to small merchants, don’t expect sympathy from big-name banks. But that doesn’t mean you need to take these fees… (more)

What’s International Credit Union Day?

Credit Unions: A History of Community and Ownership This is the story of an idea. A simple idea: that people could pool their money and make loans to each other. It’s the credit union idea,… (more)

Rent the car, check the fees

Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a cross-country road trip, a rental car may be in your future. Comparing prices online can save you a bundle, but make sure you compare the total cost… (more)