Tips & Alerts

Financial Safety & Reg E Consumer Protections FAQs

Mar 01, 2011 | Tips & Alerts

If you haven't already been touched by identity theft in some form, or if you don't know someone that has, you're lucky. The truth is, nearly 10 million identity thefts occur each year in the US alone. That means identity theft isn't one of those "if it happens" crimes – it's a "when it happens" crime...

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Raising Money-Smart Kids

Mar 01, 2011 | Tips & Alerts

Every year, American children receive more than $15 billion in allowance, gifts and wages - reason enough to start teaching children money management and consumer skills at a young age. The following tips can make the difference between a child who grows up to be financially secure – and one who doesn't.

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Avoiding Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Feb 15, 2011 | Tips & Alerts

If you’re not able to keep up with your mortgage, you may be tempted to enlist the help of a foreclosure rescue agency. Don’t. These types of agencies are often run by con artists looking to take advantage of vulnerable homeowners. Popular scams include:

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