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Free Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

Free Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Andrew Smith, Federal Trade Commission, Director of Bureau of Consumer Protection Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are...
A Loan With NO Interest Rate and No Payments. Huh?

A Loan With NO Interest Rate and No Payments. Huh?

Peaches N. Jensen PeachTree Financial Corporation PeachTree-Financial.com Actually, there is such a thing — but it’s not a loan. So what is it? It’s called an investment partnership. Here’s how it works: Say your home is worth $700,000 and you...
Scammers are Conning Homebuyers Out of Their Down Payment

Scammers are Conning Homebuyers Out of Their Down Payment

$52,660.57 – It’s a number Shannyn Allan knows by heart.  That’s how much money she painstakingly saved for a 20 percent down payment and closing costs on her dream home — one with a claw-foot tub and enough room to run her fundraising group for...