More than 85 large wildfires are ripping across the West Coast, from California to Oregon and Washington. […]
Whether you’re getting ready to deal with the aftermath of Gulf Coast storms, Laura and Marco, dealing with the ravages of wildfires out West, reeling from the derecho that struck the Midwest, or facing another natural disaster, handling the aftermath is never easy. […]
Are you tempted to play “The Circle Game,” join a “Blessing Loom,” or jump on a “Money Board”? These are some of the names for an online scam that’s making the rounds at a time when millions of people are out of work and scraping for cash. […]
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks totaling $488,629 to consumers who bought golf and kitchen gadgets from a group of online marketers that allegedly used deceptive “free” and “risk-free” trials to sell their products. […]
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission alerted you to Coronavirus scams they were seeing at the time. But scammers don’t take a break. Below is an update on more scams we’re seeing, and steps you can take to protect yourself, your personal information, and your wallet. […]
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The government will not ask you to pay anything upfront to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing. […]
Now that you know why credit matters, it’s time to get your credit in order. Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. The first step is to pull your credit report.