Shopping Tips for Loans and Credit Cards

January 21, 2016 Jackie 0

Will you be applying for a loan or shopping around for a credit card in 2016? Your BBB® recently read a Press Release from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) that outlines some of the tips they have available in […]

FTC Takes Action Against Illegal Debt Collection Practices

November 6, 2015 Tom 0

For the past couple of years or so, consumers have contacted your BBB with questions and concerns regarding calls they’ve received from supposed debt collectors. These “collectors” use heavy-handed techniques which include making threats of damaging credit, and even arrest […]

Know Before You Owe

October 13, 2015 Michael 0

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on October 3rd, 2015 implemented a new rule replacing four mortgage disclosure forms with two new ones, the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure. Your BBB works daily to educate consumers and businesses on […]

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

October 12, 2015 Susan 0

  Identity theft is a common and growing problem, and once personal information is compromised, the outcomes can be devastating. Information may be compromised by theft of personal documents, phishing for information online, or even convincing phone requests by those […]