Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, April 04, 2016 4:04 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The Federal Trade Commission says it’s suing Volkswagen Group of America over deceptive ads created to promote its “clean diesel” cars.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The IRS, Federal Trade Commission and Social Security Administration are taking steps to protect consumers from identity theft.

Monday, October 26, 2015 11:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

If a stranger calls and offers to “fix” your computer, hang up.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:17 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about a new scam called card-cracking, which involves turning over your bank account information, PIN number or online banking credentials to crooks.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

A U.S. district court today prohibited Jason Abraham and his company, Brooklyn-based Instant Response Systems, from calling elderly consumers and bullying or tricking them into paying for unordered medical alert devices.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

While being on the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry may not stop telemarketers from calling you, it’s still worthwhile to put your cell, VOIP and land lines on the list.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The FTC has taken action against two car dealership chains for deceptively advertising the costs of buying and leasing cars.

Tags: autos, Cars, ftc
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 5:17 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

The search engine company has agreed to refund at least $19 million for in-app purchases on Android phones and tablets that kids made without their parents’ permission.

Saturday, December 06, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The Federal Trade Commission has taken one step closer to changing its rules for used car sales to further protect consumers.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:57 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The agencies allege two groups used phony payday loans to access consumer bank accounts.

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