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Grant Scams
By: Amy

Grant Scams

We seem to be hearing about it more often lately, so here's some helpful information regarding those companies and organizations who claim they'll get you a government grant for a fee.

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Consumer Alert!
By: Amy

Consumer Alert!

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People in the Tri-State area have been getting phone calls from unnamed ...

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Summer Scams
By: Amy
FAQFYIScams

Summer Scams

caution.png Summer may bring children a break from school, but it surely brings no respite for...

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Investing in (and for) Your Children
By: Amy
FYITips

Investing in (and for) Your Children

j0409051.jpgMaybe you've been thinking about starting a college fund for your child...

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Credit Commandments
By: Amy

Credit Commandments

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Recently, Consumerist posted a very wi...

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Facing Foreclosure?
By: Amy

Facing Foreclosure?

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Worried about your ability to pay your mortgage? Thoughts o...

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Health Coverage: Finding the Right Fit
By: Amy

Health Coverage: Finding the Right Fit

Oh, the ever-daunting topic of health coverage! It's intimidating for everyone, and for good reason. The kind of health coverage we have dictates the kind of health care we get, it's often the on...

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Be Cell Phone Savvy!
By: Amy
FYITips

Be Cell Phone Savvy!

Cell phones can really help you in times of need. Here are some little-known things you can do with your phone: ~In an emergency dial 1-1-2‚ÄĚthis is the worldwide number for mobile phones. Even...

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