You needn't look any further than this blog to see that the headlines have been pretty bad lately. News of the credit crunch, high gas prices and foreclosures have been top stories since the summer. When the economy is having tough times like this, you need to worry about more than just your stock portfolio. There are people out there looking to swindle you out of your money by using many elaborate scams that piggy back off of the current condition of our economy. Be diligent when considering a company that claims they can help you reduce your debt or give you huge profits by investing in foreign currency or energy. With tough times looking like they are here to stay for a while, we can all ill-afford losing money to some scammer.
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