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About Reverse MortgagesThese mortgages are not for everyone. They may be best for a cash strapped elder who wants to stay in their home.
FTC: T-Mobile Made Millions In Bogus ChargesT-Mobile USA knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, a federal regulator alleged Tuesday.
All About Reverse MortgagesThese mortgages are not for everyone. Ideal for a cash strapped elder who wants to stay in their home!
New Service Detects, Hangs Up On RobocallsA new service will hang up the phone if it detects a robocaller.
Your Credit ReportThe 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.
Sen. Markey Seeks Investigation Of Google Over Privacy ConcernsU.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.
Check Your Credit Report AnnuallyIt is important to be checking your credit report and credit scores at least annually.
The Facts About Reverse MortgagesWith 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.
Your Free Credit ReportNo one should charge you for your credit report.
How To Avoid Identity TheftThere has been a rebound in identity theft according Javelin Strategy. So how can you protect yourself?
New Agency Will Begin Policing Debt CollectorsThe 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.
Smoking Apps Appear To Be Targeting Teens And ChildrenExperts say dozens of new apps that glamorize smoking may be luring young kids into lighting up.