It's good to check your credit report AT LEAST once a year. There are three major credit reporting companies that you want to utilize - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. By doing so, you're able to see what is there and if it is necessary for you to dispute anything that seems suspicious.
Scam artists in the U.S. and around the world defraud millions of people each year. They use the phone, email, postal mail, and the internet to trick you into sending money or giving out personal information. Here are 10 things you can do -- or not -- to stop a scam.