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Your Credit Report

The three large reporting companies, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian, will provide you with an annual free copy of your credit report, but you must ask for it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/15/2014

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Sen. Markey Seeks Investigation Of Google Over Privacy Concerns

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate changes in Google’s terms of service that will allow the Internet search giant to use a user’s name, photo and product reviews in ads that it sells to businesses.

10/12/2013

Credit Report

Check Your Credit Report Annually

It is important to be checking your credit report and credit scores at least annually.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/04/2013

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The Facts About Reverse Mortgages

With reverse mortgages, you borrow against the equity in your home and the money does not have to be paid back until you die or want to move.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/12/2013

Credit Report

Your Free Credit Report

No one should charge you for your credit report.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/17/2013

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How To Avoid Identity Theft

There has been a rebound in identity theft according Javelin Strategy. So how can you protect yourself?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/05/2013

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New Agency Will Begin Policing Debt Collectors

The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will make sure the large firms are not harassing or deceiving consumers into paying a debt and are using accurate data to pursue debts.

12/26/2012

Virtual cigarette featured in smartphone smoking app

Smoking Apps Appear To Be Targeting Teens And Children

Experts say dozens of new apps that glamorize smoking may be luring young kids into lighting up.

12/24/2012

(CBS)

The Importance Of Checking Your Credit Report

Have you actually ever checked your credit report?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/06/2012

Kim Kardashian holds up a Skechers "Shape-Ups" shoe. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Skechers To Pay $40M Settlement Over ‘Shape-Ups’ Shoe Ads

The government wants you to know that simply sporting a pair of Skechers’ fitness shoes is not going to get you Kim Kardashian’s curves or Brooke Burke’s toned tush

05/16/2012

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