Keep your money safe online ... from your kids

If your kids use your phone, tablet or other gadgets, they could easily run up a huge bill without even knowing. Here is how they could be spending accidentally - and how to put a stop to it.

5 ways to check a website is legit

Worried a website is wee bit dodgy? Sense a site is slightly suspicious? Here are 5 quick and easy ways to check if a website is legit.

What does fake money look like?

Counterfeit money will cause problems for you as well as for businesses; we show you how to spot fake notes and counterfeit coins so you know what to look for.

I think I've been scammed, what do I do?

It's everyone's worst nightmare, but if you think you may have been a victim of fraud there are some simple steps you can take straight away to sort the problem out. We look at what to do if you think you've been scammed.

5 essential steps to protect your privacy online

Big Brother is watching! It might sound scary, but if you don't protect yourself online then your personal information and private data is an open book.

How to stop spam text messages

Spam texts are not only a minor irritation but also a menace that catches out even the savviest of mobile users. Here's how to stop spam texts dead in their tracks.

How can I check if a company is legitimate?

If you are worried about the authenticity of a company, it is always worth double checking they are legit before you have any dealings with them. We look at how you can find out whether you can trust a company or should avoid them at all costs.

Phishing scams: How to avoid getting reeled in

Phishing scams aim to trick you into giving out sensitive information online. They can be scarily convincing but forewarned is forearmed. Here's how to hone you phishing spotting skills so you don't get caught out.

8 things your bank will never ask you to do

Have you ever received bogus calls, e-mails or texts from somebody claiming to be your bank? Here are 8 things your bank will never ask you to do (but a scammer might), that'll help you beat the fraudsters.

How to keep your bank details safe online

We now buy everything from holidays to groceries online and use the internet for much more besides. But while there are countless benefits you do need to protect yourself. Here's how to stay safe online.

How to beat scam mail fraud

Fraudsters target the most vulnerable members of society through postal mailings promising cash prizes. So what's being done to stop them, and what can you do to protect yourself and your loved ones?

5 tips to keep you safe from card fraud

We spend more on debit and credit cards than we do in cash so knowing how to keep your card details safe is vital. Here's how to make sure no one gets their hands on your cards.