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The Great Pyramid of Scams

April 26, 2007 Mary Beth 1

Pyramid schemes are subtly different from Ponzi schemes (see here). For one thing, the title is much more descriptive¦and there really isn’t an interesting story behind the scam. Basically a pyramid scheme is any endeavor in which participants attempt to […]

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Debt Consolidation Considerations

April 20, 2007 Mary Beth 5

Tax season is one of the few times a year when people are forced to take a hard look at their financial life. The 1040 pretty much sums up your finances for the last year and you may not have […]

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Meet Charles Ponzi

April 19, 2007 Mary Beth 1

Charles Ponzi was an Italian immigrant who rose from complete obscurity to millionaire status in only 6 months in 1920. Few people remember the man but nearly everyone has heard of a Ponzi scheme. Charles is the grandfather of this […]

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Email Fraud

April 10, 2007 Mary Beth 1

If you’re savvy enough to be into blogs, you probably understand the most common email scams. But you may want to take a look at the slide show below for a refresher on how to avoid becoming a victim. The […]

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Work at Home Story

March 29, 2007 Mary Beth 3

It’s story time! The following presentation will introduce you all to Jane, a stay at home mom looking for work at home opportunities to allow her to continue to spend time with her kids while earning a little extra money…it […]