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FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back

FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back Company paid $586 million to settle charges   The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers who lost money… Continue Reading

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FTC:The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

FTC: The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do  SHARE THIS PAGE Facebook Twitter Linked-In From the Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million… Continue Reading

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The Military Consumer Toolkit for Personal Financial Managers and other counselors

The Military Consumer Toolkit for Personal Financial Managers and other counselors Military life comes with transitions. Each relocation, promotion, and change in duty status brings the need to make money-related decisions. Servicemembers’ financial decisions can have long-term effects on their… Continue Reading

FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017

FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017  National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is around the corner! The annual event – March 5-11, 2017 – is a time to help people understand their consumer rights, make well-informed decisions… Continue Reading

FTC Military Consumer Toolkit

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For military folks, financial decisions can have long-term effects on family life, security clearance, and mission readiness. In fact, the Department of Defense (DoD) has said that financial readiness is a critical part of the force’s mission readiness. It makes… Continue Reading

FTC Alert for Spanish-speaking victims of a mortgage relief scam

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FTC Alert for Spanish-speaking victims of a mortgage relief scam According to the FTC, Brookstone Law and Advantis Law firms convinced homeowners to make an upfront payment to join a mortgage lawsuit against banks and lenders, supposedly to help them… Continue Reading