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Donít Lose Money To Internet Scams. You Might Know Better, But Do Your Parents?

During Covid-19 there has been a surge in shoppers getting their first taste of e-commerce, together with seniors who may have bought their first computers to stay in touch with family and friends at a safe distance. Both groups are vulnerable to internet scams. “Covid-19 has presented cybercriminals and fraudsters with an effective lure to encourage victims to visit fake web sites, open e-mail attachments, and click on text message links,” said Evan Koronewski, a spokesman for the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), which provides the federal government with information technology security. If you’re a veteran internet user you may easily recognize fake emails and web sites and know how to avoid being scammed. If you know someone who might not yet be so sophisticated, however, they should be warned. Even before Covid struck and governments advised people to stay home, a 2019 report by the U.S. Better Business Bureau pointed o

5i Nov 24, 2020
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Tax Loss Selling in 2020

With the last day to settle trades for Canadian tax-loss selling being December 29th, 2020, we wanted to highlight some names that might see undue pressure during tax-loss selling season.

 

 

Moez Nov 10, 2020