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How To Avoid a Home Improvement Scam

Adding a room, renovating a basement, or doing some much-needed repairs around your home can be a big undertaking. Finding a trustworthy contractor is an important first step. Scammers will promise to
Consumer Alert

Look beyond the award when you hire a lawyer

Emily Wu
If you suddenly need to hire a lawyer, you might start searching online. When you do, you’re likely to see lawyers and law firms with fancy-looking seals and badges on their websites claiming they’re

How To Shop for a Home Security System and Avoid Scams

Home security systems are designed to protect you, your home, and your valuables. They vary in price and what they can do. Not all security companies are legit. So when sellers come knocking on your
Consumer Alert

MyLife accused of posting misleading background reports

Seena Gressin
If you’re looking for a job, an apartment, or a loan, there’s a good chance that someone will be looking at you — closely. They may search for your name online or order a background report. They’re