Here is some great advice on how to avoid Phishing Scams that try to steal your email, credit card, or bank credentials.

How to Boost Your Phishing Scam Detection Skills
Phishing scams—the ones that try to get you to provide private information by masquerading as a legitimate company—can be easy to uncover with a skeptical eye, but some can easily get you when you let your guard down for just a second.