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Imposter scams top the FTC fraud list for 2018

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Hand Holding Megaphone With Speech Bubble SCAM. Announcement. Vector illustration In 2018, people reported losses of nearly $1.48 billion in fraud to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC.) That was a $406 million over what consumers reported losing in 2017. One in every 4 people who report fraud to the FTC suffer some monetary losses. The…


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Know the signs: Stroke can happen at any age

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May is American Stroke Month. The recent deaths of beloved filmmaker John Singleton, aged 51 and actor Luke Perry, aged 52, serve as a sad reminder of why awareness of stroke warning signs is so vital. It’s also important to have a response plan for what to do if a stroke is suspected. Generally, we…


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Get your ride on: May is National Bike Month

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Haul the bike out of the cellar or the garage because May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. National Bike to Work Week 2019 will take place May 13–19. Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 17. Biking is a great way…


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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: April 27

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Do you have expired or unused prescription medicines sitting around in your kitchen or bathroom cabinets? Now you have a safe and anonymous way to dispose of them: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27. According to the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), unused or expired prescription drug medications are a public safety…


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Car thieves are just driving away with our cars for the darndest reason!

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We’ve all misplaced our car keys at one point or another, but are people getting more forgetful? That would appear to be the case if we review the recent report that the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) issued on car thefts. Thieves are driving away with our cars because we are making it too easy…


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