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FTC: T-Mobile Made Millions In Bogus Charges

T-Mobile USA knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, a federal regulator alleged Tuesday.

07/01/2014

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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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FTC Says ADT Settles Deceptive Reviews Charges

U.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.

03/11/2014

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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

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FTC Offers $50,000 Prize To Anyone Who Can End Robocalls

If you hate getting those annoying robocalls, the government is asking for your help to stop them.

10/19/2012

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

Credit Report

Managing Credit: Credit Reports

They are free! Do not pay for them!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/18/2012

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