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IRS Warns of Email Tax Scam

If you get an email that appears to be from the IRS claiming that there's a problem with your 2013 tax return, don't respond. It's a scam.

5 Free Tax Resources for Retirees

The IRS has some excellent resources for seniors and retirees, whether you complete your own taxes or delegate that task to someone else.

How to Spot Potential Obamacare Scams

The rollout of the health insurance marketplaces have been riddled with glitches causing a lot of confusions among consumers -- and that's just what scammers want.

Money Scams: How to Spot a Fake Debt Collector

Getting a call from a debt collection agency is bad enough. Getting a call from a phony debt collector trying to scam you out of money you don't owe can be even worse. The scammers are out there: Here's what you need to know to avoid becoming a victim.

The (Welcome) Death of a Stock Salesman

It's the end of an era... or at least of a notable decade. Earlier this month, penny-stock promoter Wall Street News Alert announced it is winding down after a decade-long run. In a widely distributed press release that at times sounded like a eulogy to the dearly departed, WSNA confirmed that it "has left the investor relations business."

4 Smart Steps to Stymie the Scammers and Snoopers

It's easier than ever for con artists to swipe your sensitive financial information -- and then use it to decide if you're a good target for a scam. But the war isn't lost: Consider these easy strategies to protect yourself.