CFAST was recently mentioned in Better Business Bureau-Chicago’s Live Better Newsletter article "Is Your Grad Money Savvy?" on June 21st. BBB is a great source to help grads identify scams, provide free resources for trustworthy banking options while at college, find safe college apartment rentals and more. According to this article, here are the most recent grad-focused scams:
1. IRS scams to charge a federal student tax — which does not exist.
2. Student Loan Forgiveness false claims that require a fee to negotiate down student loans.
3. Fake grants and scholarships that require down payment(s).
with any questions or if your student has been contacted for these scams. Our free seminars can educate you, your family and friends on how to avoid scams and fund your student through college.