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Did You Get a Bill from the Indiana Department of Revenue?
By: Beth

Did You Get a Bill from the Indiana Department of Revenue?

It is typical for an individual to receive mail stating they owe money to this company or that charity when in fact they do not. Just today we wer...

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Revisiting the Credit/Security Freeze
Ethical Marketing on Social Media Sites
By: Beth

Ethical Marketing on Social Media Sites

Social Media is the buzz-phrase of the decade. Individuals, businesses, charities, news organizations,...

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Can You Trust a Door-to-Door Meat Salesman?
By: Beth

Can You Trust a Door-to-Door Meat Salesman?

From time to time, we see door-to-door salesmen making their rounds selling any number of different pro...

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What to Know About Avoid Disputes with Consumer Finance and Loan Companies
BBB Advice for Getting Deals on Collective Buying Sites
By: Beth

BBB Advice for Getting Deals on Collective Buying Sites

Everyone is looking for ways to pinch pennies and collective buying Web sites are becoming an extremely...

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FTC Launches New Debt Collection Video
By: Michelle
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FTC Launches New Debt Collection Video

In continuation of the "Money Matters" blog posted last Thursday by Susan, the FTC has launched a consumer education video on debt collection. Watch the video below....

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Hooray for the FTC! “Money Matters”  provides great Consumer Resource
By: Susan

Hooray for the FTC! “Money Matters” provides great Consumer Resource

I am always amazed at the vast amount of information provided on our Federal Trade Commission's website! Today, I came across a great tab available in their Quick Finder area, called Money Matters...

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