Scams of any kind are despicable. The most successful scams work when the victim is stressed out and they feel rushed and overwhelmed. Scammers take advantage of tax season to take advantage of you.
The more we know about scams and how they work, the less likely we'll fall for them. Check out the article I wrote for Island Scene Online, Avoiding IRS Imposter Scams During Tax Season.
Do your best to educate yourself and your loved ones about scams. Always be vigilant. And if something feels just slightly off or strange, take some time to think it over or run the situation by someone you trust. It could be the difference between protecting yourself and getting scammed.
Get Those Steps In
I might be the most lethargic person I know! Sure, during the week I can hit 10,000 steps easy, especially since I'm able to squeeze in a 30 minute workout. But on the weekends, it's not uncommon for me to have about 2k steps a day. That's terrible!
Here's an article, Watch Your Step, I wrote for Island Scene Online filled with tips on how to hit that 10k step goal every day.