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How to Protect Your Vehicle and Your Property

A few Monday’s back, while shopping in town, I noticed at least seven people get out of their vehicles and not lock their doors. I also counted three vehicles with their motors running and doors open. For some reason some folks just do not think anything can happen to them. Well folks, did you know that the same type crimes occurring in other parts of the country are also occurring in your community. As a matter of fact, Small Read More...

Protecting Yourself Against Fraudulent Charitable Donations

In this consumer alert we will discuss Fraudulent Charitable Donations and the different ways you can protect yourself from being taken by scams and con artists. Have you ever wondered where the money you donate actually goes, or what it is really used for? Well, here are some facts that may surprise you. Many Charities contribute far less than 50% of the money they receive to actual charitable purposes. In fact, some only contribute less than 10%. The balance of Read More...

Credit Repair Scams

In this consumer alert we will discuss Credit Repair Scams and the different ways you can protect yourself from being taken by con artists. If you are looking for a way out of your bad credit problems, companies claiming that they can repair or hide your unfavorable credit information may sound appealing. Credit repair companies typically charge from $50 and up, but often do very little or nothing to repair your credit history. If you are considering taking steps to Read More...

How to Ensure Child Safety

In this consumer alert we will discuss Child Safety issues and the different ways you can protect your child from danger. For this week’s article I went to the Internet for my inspiration. Frankly I was very surprised at the number of consumer product safety recalls found at this web site. I downloaded a summary of over 127 recalled toys and over 300 infant/child products. I originally thought there would be only a few, but what a surprise to find Read More...

Protect Yourself Against Checking Account Numbers Fraud

In this consumer alert we will discuss checking account fraud and the different ways you can protect yourself from being taken by scams and con artists. Fraudulent Telemarketers and con-artists have found another way to seal your money. Consumers across the country are complaining about unauthorized automatic debits (withdrawals) from their checking accounts. Beware, if a caller asks for your checking account number, or other printed information signed by you on your account. Do as you would with your credit Read More...

The Ultimate Guide on How to Protect

Use the toggles below to learn how to protect just about anything and everything! Read More...
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