Don’t Pay fees to lower your payments

Don't pay fees to company that promise to lower your car payment or stop a repossession.  This is almost always a scam.  Never pay upfront for a service like this and make sure to talk to the lender during the process.  Our suggestion would be to go to your lender and talk directly to [...]

2018-05-15T09:25:20-04:00May 15th, 2018|Financial, Personal Scams|

Change your Twitter Password

Change your Twitter password ! Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC You may have heard the recent news that Twitter discovered a bug that stored passwords “unmasked” in an internal log. What does this mean? If you are a Twitter user, your password could be exposed. Twitter says that there are no signs of [...]

2018-05-08T14:23:22-04:00May 8th, 2018|Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|

Are you sick of robocalls and wish you could block them?

Are you sick of robocalls?  Do you want to block them?  Here's some information to allow you to do that. If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, it's a robocall.  We’ve seen a significant increase in the number of illegal robocalls because internet-powered phone systems have [...]