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Two companies that operated a massive phone operation that placed 1.3 billion deceptive fundraising charity calls to 67 million consumers have agreed to settle charges by the FTC and states. The defendants collected more than $110 million using mostly illegal robocall solicitations.
The executive orders that President Biden signed Wednesday on his first day in office include actions that will benefit consumers on student loans, housing, and the pandemic.
Like most people, I’m glad 2020 is gone. However, I know that we’re going to have a lot more of the challenging stuff that happened in 2020 continuing into 2021.
On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have served in the nation’s Armed Forces. If you’re considering donating to help veterans, make sure the charity or nonprofit you select is reputable.
The Nov. 3 election is coming up soon. Be sure and vote. So much is at stake this year. I’ve been a member of the League of Women Voters for decades. The photo is of me registering voters in 1968 at my neighborhood supermarket.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a consent order Friday against Sovereign Lending Group Inc., a mortgage lender in about 44 states and the District of Columbia. Sovereign offers mortgage loans guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Problems with car sales and repairs and home improvement and construction once again topped the list of complaints reported to state and local consumer agencies across the country, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America.
It’s week 18 of covid-19 restrictions for many of us. I dawned on me the second week in March that I should be staying home. I had been walking in the mall during the winter, but I thought heading there wouldn’t be wise. I’d ride my stationary bicycle for exercise instead.
A report comparing information about individual real estate agents provided by widely used online information sources – Zillow, Realtor.com, HomeLight, Yelp, Facebook, and the websites of the agents themselves – concludes that Zillow agent profiles are the most useful.