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How to avoid falling for ‘robocall’ scammers during tax season

Consumers Union Grassroots Organizer Timothy Marvin on the FCC working with phone companies to stop ‘robocalls’, tax scammers and staying safe during tax season.

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  1. Take a Day Off for (Often Forgotten) Financial Housekeeping

    There are two categories of tasks that keep the financial machine running smoothly -- essential tasks and beneficial tasks. Most people recognize the essential tasks...

  2. Father's Day gifts for older dads

    While you're scoping out a range of gifts for your dad, consider certain practical things that are ideal to give at any time of the year, especially for fathers of a...

  3. Hang up Quick: The car Insurance Robocall Scam

    Lucky you! You've been selected for lower car insurance rates due to a review of your driving record, or perhaps rate changes that have recently taken place in your ...

  4. Startup Digitizes Your Physical Mail

    Outbox Inc. co-founder Will Davis talks about his business that tries to help you eliminate junk mail.

  5. FTC Pushing for Privacy Controls on Mobile Devices

    FBN's Shibani Joshi on the FTC looking to secure smartphones.

  6. The “Do Not CallList Losing Its Grip

    FBN’s Stuart Varney sounds off on the “ Do Not Calllist and the loopholes that impact your life.

  7. Do Not Call Stuart Varney

    FBN’s Stuart Varney breaks down his pet peeves.

  8. Are You Overcharged by Your Cellphone Company?

    There's a new, looming cellphone danger out there -- cramming.Cellphone cramming happens when you're billed for third-party charges you didn't authorize. Because the...

  9. Fraud: 6 Scams Aimed at the Elderly

    If you're visiting your elderly mom or dad and see an excessive amount of junk mail, take note: Your elderly parent might be a prime target for fraud."If your parent...

  10. How to Stop Debt Collection Robocalls

    Dear To Her Credit,What are my rights when a debt collector keeps robodialing from a blocked phone number? Once I picked up the phone, and they identified the debt b...

  11. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise

    FBN’s Adam Shapiro with an afternoon market update.

  12. Is Live Credit Card Help Too Much to Ask?

    If I were king for a day, I would permanently ban automated customer service systems.OK, actually, if I were king for a day, I'd probably buy Disneyland or the Eiffe...

  1. Should banks be allowed to robocall your cell phone? credit expert John Ulzheimer on whether banks should be allowed to robocall cell phones and more credit card providers offering free credit scores.

  2. FTC says Dish Network ignored ‘Do Not Call Registry ’ 57M times

    ‘The Consumerist’ Content Editor Ashlee Kieler on the FTC finding Dish Network liable for making more than 57 million calls that violated the ‘ Do Not Call Registry .’

  3. Sprint slapped with $7.5M fine over do-not-call violation

    Delara Derakhshani of Consumer’s Union on FCC fining Sprint over do-not-call violation.

  4. The most annoying ads ever?

    Consumer Reports’ Tod Marks on annoying advertisements.

  5. Charities short-changed

    Charity Navigator CEO Ken Berger says many dollars going to charities are actually being paid to telemarketers.

  6. How to eliminate annoying robocalls

    On a single day in mid-December, Nancy Duke's phone rang three times with the same pre-recorded sales pitch. It claimed that the Elgin, Texas, resident could win $3,...

  7. Snapchat's Hack: What Users Should Do Now

    Snapchat is the latest big company to fall prey to a data breach with 4.6 million of its users having their names and phone numbers posted online. While the revealed...

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