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Know Before You Owe
By: Michael

Know Before You Owe

  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 D...

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Identity Theft Prevention Tips
By: Susan

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

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, phishin...

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CFPB Releases Complaint Data
By: Amanda

CFPB Releases Complaint Data

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced last week that they have released additional complaint data to the general public.  Read More

Financial Health Check Up
By: Tom

Financial Health Check Up

While looking on Twitter this morning, I came acro...

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Thieves Tamper With PIN Pads at Barnes & Noble Stores-Steal Info
By: Jackie

Thieves Tamper With PIN Pads at Barnes & Noble Stores-Steal Info

In a press release dated October 24, 2012, Barnes & Noble announced that thieves tampered with point-of-sale PIN pads at 63 Barnes & Noble stores.  The company...

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Don’t Let Your Bank Card Get Skimmed
By: Jason

Don’t Let Your Bank Card Get Skimmed

Recently one of our BBBs in Michigan issued a press release warning consumers that “skimmers” had stolen almost $500,000 for consumers in their area. “Skimming” is whe...

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Big 3 Credit Bureaus to Come Under Scrutiny
By: Jackie

Big 3 Credit Bureaus to Come Under Scrutiny

In a column written at the end of July, financial writer Michelle Singletary shared some good news for consumers.  She reported that on September 30, 2012, the ...

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Don’t Go Broke Repairing Your Credit
By: Michael

Don’t Go Broke Repairing Your Credit

We at the BBB get many calls from people asking about credit repair services. Many claim they can remove charges, improve your credit rating and improve your credit sc...

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