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Scams

Infographic: How to Spot a Tech Support Scam

This infographic explains how tech support scammers contact you and what you can do to avoid a tech support scam.

IRS Imposter Scams Infographic

Scammers pretend to be IRS officials to get you to send them money.

Timeshare Resale Scams Infographic

Own a timeshare? You could be the target of a timeshare resale scam.

Low-cost Trial Scams Infographic

What you expect: $1.03 plus shipping for a trial tooth-whitening product. What you really pay: $188.26 plus shipping every month, for two different products.

Online Dating Scams Infographic

Has an online love interest asked you for money? That's a scam. Learn the signs of an online dating scam and what to do about it.

Phishing: Don't Take the Bait

Phishing is when you get emails, texts, or calls that seem to be from companies or people you know. But they’re actually from scammers.

Charity Scams

How To Donate Wisely and Avoid Scams Infographic

When you decide to support a cause you care about, you want your donation to count. Here are tips to help you plan your donation – and avoid scams. 

How to Verify a Hurricane Relief Charity Infographic

If you’re thinking about donating money to a charity, here’s how to make sure your dollars go to the causes you support.

Sham Cancer Charities Infographic

In May 2015, FTC and states charged four sham cancer charities with bilking $187 million from consumers.

Money & Credit

Operation Collection Protection Infographic

In November 2015, FTC, states and local governments announced the largest-ever collection of enforcement actions against abusive debt collectors.

Shopping Online Infographic

Want to get a great product at a great price when you shop online? Some extra research can really pay off.

Deceptive Auto Scams Infographic

Some auto dealers put tempting promises in their ads. But when you try to close the deal, it’s another story.

Shopping Online with Virtual Currencies Infographic

Before you make a purchase with a virtual currency, choose a seller you trust and review the site’s refund policies.

How Affiliate Marketing Works Infographic

You see an online ad, but who's behind it? Merchants, affiliate networks, and affiliate marketers all get paid when you click.

Fake Check Scams Infographic

Offers some tip-offs to rip-offs and what to do if you get a check from someone you don’t know.

Privacy & Identity

Shredding Infographic

Are you wondering what to keep and what to shred? We looked at experts’ advice and compiled this summary of how long they recommend keeping certain documents.

10 Years of Do Not Call Infographic

A timeline of important Do Not Call cases.

Keeping Up With Kids' Apps Infographic

How parents can find out what apps might be doing — but might not be telling them — and what they can do about it.

How Does a Robocall Work Infographic

This visual guide shows how robocalls happen.

Homes & Mortgages

Shopping for New Windows Infographic

What to consider before replacing your home’s windows and factors that could affect your energy savings.

Health & Fitness

Dietary Supplement Ads Infographic

While some dietary supplements have proven benefits, others don’t. And some could even be risky for your health.