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12 terms

2.02 Key terms: protecting your financial security

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failure to plan
not making shopping lists or spending plans
failure to protect
not securing personal info
failure to be informed
not reading labels, fine print, or contracts
failure to communicate
not asking questions, discussing purchases and saying 'no' when needed
scam/scheme
a plot designed to trick someone
illegal
against the law
lie/lying
to not tell the truth
concealing information
hiding information; hiding the truth
pyramid
a scam that usually involves the expression of getting rich quick
chain letter
a letter asking one to several letters with money in order to receive money themselves
high-pressure sales approaches
using extreme tactics to persuade a consumer to buy
vague offers
offers that withhold certain details,expecting one to pay up front to get them