Ask the Dolans: Are 'work from home' schemes really safe?

Ken and Daria Dolan, America's First Family of Personal Finance, answer your money questions every Friday.

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With everyone pinching pennies these days, it can be tempting to consider the numerous 'get rich quick!' schemes that continuously pop up. Some scams are easily spotted a mile away, but some of these pitches can be mighty enticing – especially the ones that guarantee big bucks just by working out of your own home.

So how can you tell if a home business idea is safe or just a money-stealing rip-off? Find out in our video response below.

Dear Ken and Daria,

I recently came across a 'money back guaranteed' home business idea. How can I tell if it's safe?


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