It seems that at least a few times a day a number pops up on your phone that you don't recognize and it's usually a scam call. Sometimes our smartphones aren't smart enough to filter them or the scammers are getting more creative. The latest phone scam targets people by disguising themselves as the local police.
There are a ton of New York State Lottery scratch-off tickets that you can choose from. You can buy them for $1 all the way up to spending $30 on an individual ticket. A lucky man in Saratoga County picked the right scratch-off ticket and now he is five million dollars richer!
We're all looking for ways to make a little extra money; I know I am! Whether it's to pay off some debt, save up for a rainy day fund, or splurge on that designer handbag you've been eyeing, we could all use a little extra cash.
There are a ton of New York Lottery games you can play on a daily basis. But recently it seems that people in the Capital Region are cashing in and winning big on Take 5 from the New York Lottery. Someone is holding a winning Take 5 ticket worth over $18,000!
It seems when prices get higher or the economy is crazy, there is always a scam to be aware of. This time the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NY DMV) has a new scam that they are warning you about. It has to do with high gas prices and rebates.
There was another lucky lottery winner in Albany County. It was almost a nearly three hundred million dollar winner but they were just one number off. A winning Powerball ticket was sold in Albany County worth fifty thousand dollars.
In an effort to beautify the city and highlight the arts, Glens Falls is looking for artists to paint the town. Literally, there is a project in the works to paint murals on various buildings around the city.
We are always being bombarded by all different kinds of scams. Whether it's a call on our phone about a car warranty or someone who is trying to tell you that your grandchild needs to be bailed out, they are getting more clever. Here are three of the latest text scams that are currently circulating through the Capital Region.
The Capital Region has been a hotbed lately for New York Lottery's Take 5 winners. The latest winner comes from Saratoga County and I am convinced that it's just a matter of time until I am cashing in a Take 5 winning ticket. I have to admit I was a bit bummed it wasn't me when I found out where the ticket was sold.
Columbia County is boasting the latest Take 5 winner in the New York Lottery. This time someone won the top prize of forty-five thousand dollars. The winning ticket was sold for Saturday night's (July 31st) drawing at a busy convenience store.
Chances are if you got your tax refund from the IRS it is already gone. But there is some hope to see a surprise tax refund that could be deposited in your bank account starting this week. This is because some taxpayers overpaid taxes on their unemployment compensation in 2020.
So, what's going on with the Crossgates Best Buy? Anyone?
I haven't driven by Crossgates yet to check it out. I initially read a headline by the Times Union made it dramatically sound like Best Buy is closed for good. And look, who knows- with all the events of 2020 and economic circumstances- it very well may happen eventually (as much as I hate to say that about any store)...
It seems that the only thing anyone is talking about is the Coronavirus. There are many negative conversations swirling around the outbreak. Now there may be a silver lining in the decline of gas prices.
Recently there was a major settlement due to a breach from Equifax. You could choose from up to one hundred twenty-five dollars or three years of credit monitoring. Now they are saying you should have chosen the monitoring because you may never see that money.
We could all use a little extra cash. It's always fun when you don't even know it's out there. You can check to see if there are billions in unclaimed funds in New York state with your name on it. Here's how.