Anyone can fall for a scam, and college students living on their own for the first time are especially vulnerable. See how one student was tricked out of $14,000, and how you can help protect the college students in your life.
Karin Price Mueller writes the Bamboozled consumer affairs column for The Star-Ledger, and she's the founder of NJMoneyHelp.com. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three kids and two English Mastiffs. Whatever they don't eat goes into her retirement accounts.