Kate Ashford


Recent Articles by Kate

What Are Instagram Money Scams? How To Avoid Online Fraudsters

February 12, 2020

Instagram money scams come in various shapes and sizes. Here are some common themes, how to spot and avoid them, and steps to take if you get scammed on Instagram.

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How a Grandparent Scam Works - Tips to Protect Yourself

December 15, 2019

Grandparent scams are fleecing seniors out of an increasing amount of cash. Here's how this scam work and tips to spot and avoid being a victim of the grandparent's scam.

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Child Identity Theft: Facts, Warning Signs and How to Protect Your Child

November 5, 2019

The personal data of children is a growing target for identity theft. Here are the warning signs of child identity theft and how to prevent your child from falling victim to this crime.

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Who Is Your Textdoor or Number Neighbor? A New Viral Trend

November 5, 2019

Textdoor neighbors is a new viral trend of an older "number neighbor" prank from a decade ago of calling or texting someone whose phone number is one digit higher or lower than yours.

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Engagement Season: 6 Things to Know Before You Say 'Yes'

November 5, 2019

Engagement season is upon us: 40% of all proposals take place between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, peaking on Christmas Day. Before you say "yes," here are six things to know about your potential spouse.

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How to Block a Number on Android

August 3, 2019

Tired of receiving phone calls from restricted numbers? Here are steps to take to block a number on your Android device.

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Can You Search Facebook by Phone Number?

August 2, 2019

Wondering if you can look someone up on Facebook by phone number? Read more about how this works and what other options you may have.

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How to Stop Robocalls Now

July 1, 2019

There's no easy way to stop robocalls on cell phones or landlines, but using the right tools and strategies to block unwanted calls may make all the difference.

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How to Find Out If Someone Is A Catfish: 7 Signs To Check

June 26, 2019

Signs to check if someone is catfishing you include getting serious fast, never wanting to meet in person and asking for cash.

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Disclaimer: The above is solely intended for informational purposes and in no way constitutes legal advice or specific recommendations.