Different business scams
Rent-to-own businesses provide
consumers with products, like furniture, for a monthly fee.
Although seemingly affordable, you may end up paying exorbitant
prices for these products through the long-term rental agreements.
Moreover, rent-to-own businesses do not typically cooperate
with the credit industry they don't report your payment
record to the credit bureaus.
You are better off making a
purchase using a major credit card
or department store credit card than using a rent-to-own business.
In doing so, you save money and obtain a credit history.
Instant Income Tax Refunds.
Companies offering instant income tax refunds provide consumers
with offers often too good to be true, like instant income tax
refunds and other incentives. Beware of offers like these! Instant
tax refunds or refund anticipation loans are an expensive way
to get your tax refund more quickly you may gain a week
or so in getting your money but you'll pay a high fee for the
Protect yourself from these
companies by learning about tax laws or using the services of
a tax attorney or accountant. File your tax returns electronically
and ask for the funds to be transferred directly into a savings
or checking account. Your return will be promptly processed
and your funds will be safe and secure without the additional