Gifting Clubs are Pyramid Schemes!
05/23/2013
NEWS RELEASE
BBBs are detecting a rise in gifting clubs, groups that manage to convince newcomers that they will receive thousands of dollars if they make a “gift” to participate in a private, invitation-only networ..
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Beware of Memorial Day Scams Aimed at Military Personnel
05/15/2013
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Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their..
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Move Safely and Securely While Avoiding Scams
05/02/2013
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May is National Moving Month, which kicks off the busiest time of year for Americans changing residencies. It also means unlicensed movers and dishonest scammers are waiting to take advantage of unwary ..
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6 Tips to Consider Before You Spend this Year’s Tax Refund
04/18/2013
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Do you spend weeks each spring eagerly anticipating your income tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? You’re not alone. Many consumers view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses, ..
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Know What’s Involved Before Cosigning A Loan
04/11/2013
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What if you were asked to cosign a loan for a family member or friend? Would you do it? Before you give your answer, make sure you understand what cosigning involves. Under a Federal Trade Commission ru..
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Choosing an Assisted Living Facility
04/04/2013
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Assisted living is one of the fastest growing types of senior housing in the United States. Assisted living facilities usually provide or coordinate personal care services, 24-hour supervision, schedule..
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Three-Day “Cooling Off’ Rule
03/28/2013
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“A salesman came to my house selling magazines, and I signed up for a long-term subscription that I really do not want or need just to get him to leave. Can I cancel the subscription?”
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Spring-Cleaning? Know What to Keep, What to Discard…and When
03/22/2013
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Springtime is finally here. Now is a good time to rid your home of the clutter and paperwork you have accumulated over the past year. When it comes to reviewing your financial records, how do you know ..
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Spring Scams
03/18/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Spring is just around the corner and so are con artists who prey on homeowners, especially senior citizens.
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New Merchant Surcharges on Credit Purchases
03/07/2013
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Most of us have gotten used to charging purchases, large and small, on a debit or credit card. Just swipe the card and avoid the hassle of carrying cash. Look carefully; you may notice a new fee on your..
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