Tolerating Sweepstakes and Contests Dry Spells

People enter sweepstakes and contests with high hopes of winning a new car, cash and family vacations. Little prizes keep them going, stoking their hopes for a really big one. But everybody who's been playing sweepstakes and contests for a while hits a dry spell when they can't even win a small prize. This is a real downer, and it takes professional fortitude to get through it.

How To Spot Sweepstakes Scams

Your giveaway dream win can quickly turn into a major hassle if the email announcing you were a winner was actually one of the many sweepstakes scams trying targeting the gullible. Providing your private info to the scammers compounds the problem, and this is technically being “phished,” a victim of identity theft.