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Consumer Alert

The pandemic’s effect on your money

Jim Kreidler
This April is Financial Literacy Month, so this week we’re talking about financial resiliency. The Coronavirus has been devastating for many people’s financial lives. Through no fault of their own
Consumer Alert

Amazon Flex didn’t deliver as promised

Jim Kreidler
Using your own vehicle to deliver packages for Amazon and earn extra money. Sounds good, right? But did Amazon often keep the tips its drivers made when delivering for its Amazon Flex program
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Real Estate and Investment Scams

Investment scams lure you in with promises of teaching you how to make a lot of money quickly, easily, and with low risk — usually by investing in the financial or real estate markets. Sometimes
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When a Business Offer or Coaching Program Is a Scam

If you’ve ever thought about starting an online business, being your own boss, or earning a living from investing, you’re not alone. But many people looking for a different way to earn money are
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Non-filers: Expect a letter about your stimulus check

Lisa Lake
If you don’t usually file a tax return, or didn’t file a return for 2018 or 2019, you might not know you could qualify for an economic impact payment. You might be one of the nine million people
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Car dealer deceived consumers & falsified info

Colleen Tressler
Shopping for a car can be exciting. But wading through ads and promotions from car dealers, and deciding how to pay, can make it stressful. If you decide to finance the car, you have two options: get
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What to Know Before Selling Your Disability Payments

“Need money now? Our company can give you access to cash when you need it.” If you have a disability and need emergency cash, this pitch might be appealing. Companies are preying on people with