High-pressure sales pitches for insurance to cover what Medicare doesn’t are crossing the line into scam territory. Older people are increasingly being targeted, especially with the new Health Care Act coming into force.
These days, telephone calls from a number you don’t recognize are — more likely than not — scams. Here’s word on a couple that are going around now, and some good reasons why you should NOT answer your phone every time it rings.
Older people are particularly juicy targets for swindlers and con artists, and the problem’s getting worse as more Americans get older. Young people need to know more about this, just as much as senior citizens.
Ahh, the convenience of Craigslist, you can shop online for everything from microwaves to bait – the old bait and switch, that is. On this episode of Bloomington Beware!, we’ll talk about some of the most common Craigslist scams, so you don’t fall for them hook, line, and sinker.
Paying for college is a lot more expensive — and a lot riskier — than it used to be. Here’s the Cliff’s Notes version of what the risks are, and how to avoid drowning in financial quicksand after you graduate.
Getting bonked on the head is a classic joke in movies and cartoons, but in real life it’s not funny. New research shows concussions are far more common, and much more dangerous, than we used to think.