Which States Are Giving Back the Most in Unclaimed Money

Recently, Deb Goldberg, the Massachusetts state treasurer, was quoted as saying, “To the New Kids on the Block, you got it, unclaimed property that is. We have the right stuff to get you what’s rightfully yours. Call our office and begin the

Class Action Lawsuits, although the subject of many robo-call complaints, allows consumers to team up against corporations and pays out damages more often than not. Photo by sirtravelalot

Are Class Action Lawsuits Going Away

Allen David’s cell phone number is inundated with robo-calls. He doesn’t know why; he uses his phone exclusively for business (and the occasional text message from his grown children) but he answers its ring up to 20 times a day, only to hear a “Please

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, pushed into action by mounting complaints from victims, has taken measures to protect consumers from credit repair schemes.

Government Cracking Down on Credit Repair Schemes

The office of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been forced into action because many consumers put themselves in situations that make them susceptible to credit repair schemes. In response, CFPB periodically names a few of the most blatant offenders. It’s

Seniors have become a leading consumer of high interest emergency funding loans. Many are unaware that the law requires lenders to offer price comparisons online.

Online Lenders, By Law, Required to Show Price Comparisons

Katherine E. Adkins of Mayfield, Northampton represents what regulators are targeting for predatory lending.  Adkins was arrested for offering illegal payday loans secured by the borrower’s future payroll. After paying a fee, borrowers attempted to deposit checks from Adkins. Banks would not