Recent Credit Card Scams

 

 

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I want to take a look at some recent credit card scams that are going around these days and the best ways to avoid them. First off though, I actually want to talk about some good news.

According to the The Nation, there were over 6 people arrested in Thailand that were responsible for credit card scams, fake credit cards, skimming devices and notebook computers. I’m always glad to hear of things like this as that means there are a few less fraudsters out there ripping people off.

There are still though many scams going on out there and here are some more going around. If you are in the Atlantic City, New Jersey area, be warned of this scam that’s happening.

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Current Credit Card Scams

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I want to talk about some of the latest credit card scams that are going around out there so that you can avoid them. It really does sadden me that people will do anything to take advantage of others to get money they didn’t earn. If they can put that much effort into scamming, why can’t they get a regular job like most law abiding citizens? Anyway, let’s take a closer look at some of the credit card scams circulating around.

iTunes Emails that are Fake

For those of you who live in Florida (or really anywhere since it deals with emails), be warned of this latest scam going around.

According to Fox 4 News (in Florida), scammers are sending out what appears to be convincing receipts from iTunes through email. They show charges that are fake and whatever links are on it, when you click on them they do not take you to any website that has to do with Apple according to the article.

Stay clear of it or delete this email immediately if you receive it. One way to check to see of whether an email is legitimate or not is to check where it was sent from usually at the top of the email (not in the body of the main email). If it says something that says www.apple.net, .org or even something that doesn’t appear to be related to Apple, it is a phishing email (scam) and you should delete it immediately or even forward it to Apple itself to their fraud department.

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How to save a thousand dollars a year

It is important to save or put money back because of unexpected things that life tends to throw at us. Some people might also want to save money for something they want to buy later on down the road such as a car or other item.

Given our circumstances though it can be really hard to put any kind of money into a savings account especially if you’re living paycheck to paycheck. You might be wondering what is a good amount to put in a savings account and how much money you should put into one each week or whatever frequency might work for you.

A financial guide that I’ve used in the past called Financial Peace University has said that $1,000 is a good amount to have in a savings account as it tends to cover a large amount of sudden emergencies that might come up such as vehicle troubles, maintenance issues for the house or sudden medical expenses. Now you don’t have to stop saving once you reach a thousand dollars, but that is good amount that you should always try to have in your savings account or at least build back up to.

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What is a Keyword Search Tool for?

Update: The WA Keyword tool is no longer available, however, Jaaxy is what has replaced it there. If you want to know more about Jaaxy and how that particular keyword tool works, go read my review of it here.

For anyone who has decided to give affiliate marketing a try and decided to join Wealthy Affiliate, you’ll find that there are a lot of things you need to learn in order to have a successful online business.

One of the great things of joining Wealthy Affiliate is that there are training courses and tools at your disposal and we will be taking a look at one of those specific tools.

Now you may have heard of something vital to success online and that is keywords. In order to be successful online and to get traffic, you need to target specific keywords so that you can get ranked in the search engines such as Google and Bing. So then what is a keyword search tool for? The answer is simple.

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What is Wealthy Affiliate For? My Personal Review

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Overall Ranking: 95/100
Price: Free for Starting Membership
Owners: Kyle and Carson
Website: www.wealthyaffiliate.com

INTRODUCTION

Major Update!

The price for the yearly membership has increased from $359 to $459. The monthly membership price still remains the same at $49.

What is Wealthy Affiliate? It’s a site that has been created to teach people how to build a viable online business through affiliate marketing or even creating your own products to promote. Now you might be asking yourself, “Hey, wait just a minute! MANY supposed sites and scams say the samething about wanting to teach people how to build an online business! What makes this so different and how is this not a scam?!”

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