Personal Finance

5 Steps To Protect Your Debit & Credit Cards When Shopping Online

Swindlers and scammers are always on the lookout for opportunities to gain access to your money. Since the pandemic, many types of scams have emerged. As cashless payments became vital to the new normal, adding layers of cybersecurity to your debit and credit card transactions will reduce your chances of becoming their victims. This article highlights the 5 steps that you can take to protect your debit and credit cards. Fraud is prevalent, but you can act now! #1: NEVER

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Business Solutions

How To Protect Yourself From Scammers: Top 4 Online Scams to Avoid

With the latest advancements in technology, people have the best intentions of using it for good. But there are some people who are using technology to take advantage of others. As time passes, scammers are getting more sophisticated in their goal to extract money from people or personal details that they can use to scam others. They will do anything just to get ahead of other people. Scammers target people from different backgrounds, economical level, and ages. You and your

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

How To Not Get Scammed While Shopping Online

Whether a victim shops from an unverified website or replies to a phishing email, online shopping scams are transactions that can take advantage of you. Avoiding these scams starts with the awareness of its existence and reading the fine prints! Maximize Your Credit Card Protection As an international payment platform, PayPal is subjected to the presence of schemes. More often than not, PayPal scams happen when victims are made to believe that they are paying through PayPal. Scammers mimic the

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

How To Avoid Online Dating Scams And Losing Money

People you meet online are not always who they say they are. In 2007, a Singaporean woman was jailed for an online dating scam amounting to about $45,000. A married woman named Maliha Ramu used a false profile to begin an exploitative relationship with Bharani Indran who lives in United States. After Ramu promised to marry Indran, he began to send her money for her “mother’s funeral expenses” and “friend’s wedding expenses”. Protect yourself from getting conned like so by

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Personal Finance

Ways To Spot Counterfeit Singapore Notes From The Genuine Ones

  Several security features in the currency notes act as shields to minimize the risk of counterfeiting. It is important for every Singaporean to know more about these security features to be able to spot between real and fake notes. Start familiarizing yourself with these 6 ways: 1. OBSERVE THE PORTRAIT Late Encik Yusof bin Ishak’s portrait takes up the front of the notes. As it is hand-engraved and printed in intaglio ink, it serves as an anti-counterfeiting feature that

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