NextAdvisor Blog - Scams

Signs Your Student Might Be Dealing with a Scholarship Scam

As your student starts searching for scholarships to apply for, take a moment to read our guide to spotting and avoiding a scholarship scam.
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FTC Cracks Down on Debt Relief Scheme: How to Find Trustworthy Resources

Many Americans are struggling with debt, but it's hard to know where to turn for help. Here's how to know who to trust when it comes to debt relief.
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What You Need to Know About Cardless ATM Fraud

A new generation of ATMs promise speed and convenience, but also enable a new kind of cardless ATM fraud, even if you don't use them yourself.
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Watch Out for These 6 Holiday Scams

The holiday season has finally arrived! While it's the season of giving, it's also a time when scams abound. Here are six holiday scams to watch out for.
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Gift Card Fraud: Don’t Let Thieves Steal Your Balances

Gift cards are a favored target for cybercriminals, as many gift cards have lax security. We examine gift card fraud, and what you can do to avoid it.
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7 Circumstances That Make You More Vulnerable to Identity Theft

Are there times when you're more vulnerable to identity theft? We explain what you need to know about major life events and identity theft.
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Watch Out for Fake Check Scams

Fake check scams are on the rise, so we're breaking down what you need to know to protect yourself and your bank account.
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4 Signs You’re More Susceptible to Scams

Anyone can get scammed, but some studies suggest that certain people are more susceptible to scams. Are you one of them? Find out here.
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6 Things You Should Do if You Get Scammed

Are there certain steps you should take if you get scammed? We detail some steps you can take to better mitigate any consequences.
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5 Unexpected Places Where Your Credit Card Can Get Stolen

Getting your credit card stolen isn't always obvious. Here are five locations you may think of as safe that are targeted by card thieves.
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