How to Spot College Degree Scams

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For many young adults, obtaining a college degree in their desired field is the key to a secure financial future. Unfortunately, though, scammers are exploiting this essential right of passage by offering fake diplomas and bogus degree programs to the unsuspecting college-bound crowd.

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Don’t Share Your Grad Photo Online

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It shouldn’t surprise you to know that scammers always come up with creative ways to con people out of their money. Recently, there’s been an uptick in an old scam in which crooks reach out to targets and try to gain access to their accounts through micro-deposits.

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Back-to-School Shopping Stress

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The majority (70%) of parents say back-to-school shopping is stressful, according to a new survey from self-service coin counting kiosk operator Coinstar. Contributing to the anxiety are increasing school expenses, peer pressure to buy the latest fashions and ongoing costs throughout the school year, according to the survey. Rising school costs add to back-to-school stress…

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These Places Have the Most Student Debt, According to LendingTree

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Online loan marketplace LendingTree has released its study on the places with the most student debt. To determine whether there are geographic variations in student debt, LendingTree analysts looked at a sample of anonymized users who logged into My LendingTree in the first quarter of 2018 and calculated how many had student loans, as well as the…

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