Monthly Archives: March 2017

New federal law prohibits contracts that ban consumers from writing a negative review

A new federal law signed this past December will protect a consumer’s right to complain online and a write a negative review on a company.

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Jump into spring with a healthy clean

Spring has sprung, so show your home some love and give it a thorough cleaning! A good deep cleaning can improve your home’s air quality and your health by eliminating dust and other allergens that gathered over winter.

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FTC offers advice when a caller asks “Can you hear me?”

Have you recently gotten a robocall from an unknown caller who asked “can you hear me now”? If you have, the Federal Trade Commission is advising people on what you should do.

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Recall issued for Xbox One battery chargers

Close to 121,000 Xbox One video game controller battery chargers are being recalled due to a burn hazard.

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Looking for a home? Beware of deceptive mortgage ads

Are you looking to purchase your dream home? Chances are you’ve seen a couple of mortgage ads promising low rates or payments. But just because an offer seems perfect, it doesn’t mean it can’t have some flaws 

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Spring into a new job without getting scammed

As the warm spring weather moves in, the job market begins to heat up, too. However, BBB is warning people of scammers trying to trick job seekers looking for honest work.

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Staying above water when drowning in debt

  Paying off debt can seem like a simple thing to do. Just pay off what you can, when you can. But when you in factor daily expenses, bills, and other necessities, the task can become a lot harder. However, it … Continue reading

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Start Small, Think Big: Five Strategies for Saving

When it comes to saving, the sooner you start, the better. Military Saves, a campaign managed by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America (CFA), is dedicated to helping service members and their families improve their financial lives by promoting practical … Continue reading

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