There’s smart. And then there’s CFTC SmartCheck for Investors

There’s smart. And then there’s CFTC SmartCheck.

Investors often fail to check the background of their financial professional, making themselves vulnerable to fraudsters. Additionally, investors can sometimes overlook signs that indicate there’s something wrong with the person, and instead focus on just the supposed profit. This can leave them vulnerable to fraud and financial predators.

To help, the . . . → Read More: There’s smart. And then there’s CFTC SmartCheck for Investors

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From the CFPB: Food for thought at your Thanksgiving Table

Food for thought at your Thanksgiving Table

Originally posted on the CFPB Blog

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and like most Americans, I’m looking forward to eating all my favorite holiday dishes and spending some quality time with my family. This year I’ve got it easy. I’ll be spending my holiday going to see the latest blockbuster movie with my . . . → Read More: From the CFPB: Food for thought at your Thanksgiving Table

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Keep Your Home California can help homeowners who received HAMP modifications lower their monthly mortgage payments

Originally posted on Keep Your Home California blog

Keep Your Home California can help homeowners who received HAMP modifications lower their monthly mortgage payments

More than 300,000 homeowners in California have benefited from a federal program that lowers their interest rates – and their monthly mortgage payments.

The federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) has been a . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California can help homeowners who received HAMP modifications lower their monthly mortgage payments

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FTC Issues FY 2014 National Do Not Call Registry Data Book

FTC Issues FY 2014 National Do Not Call Registry Data Book

More Than 217 Million Active Registrations Currently on Do Not Call List

he Federal Trade Commission today issued the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for Fiscal Year 2014. The FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry lets consumers choose not to receive telemarketing calls. Now in . . . → Read More: FTC Issues FY 2014 National Do Not Call Registry Data Book

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