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Equifax Data Breach: Are You at Risk?

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One of the biggest news stories of 2017 was the Equifax data breach. If you have never even heard of the company known as Equifax, there is still a good chance you were impacted by this massive cybersecurity incident. Find out what the Equifax data breach could mean for you and what you can… Read More »

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Lemon Laws in Pennsylvania

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Buying a car is a major investment. Excluding housing, a person’s car is usually the most expensive property he owns. Vehicles are also costly to repair and maintain. For this reason, most people do not purchase a car without careful consideration. So what happens when you spend all your savings on a “safe and… Read More »

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Protections Afforded Under The Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act

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Planning a home improvement or repair project can be stressful for the homeowner. While home do-it-yourself projects are popular and can save a homeowner some money, there are some projects that require a professional contractor. However, not all contractors work to keep the promises they make in order to secure the contract. The frustrated… Read More »

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The Dangers Of Overdraft Protection

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While bank overdraft protections are offered to consumers as a service, they are not often the saving grace they appear to be. In many cases, overdraft protection and overdraft loans come with high fees that continue to increase the consumer’s financial woes. In some cases, consumers are not aware that the overdraft protection they… Read More »

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Rule Prohibiting Mandatory Arbitration Struck Down

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A rule proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to protect consumers and make it easier for them to sue banks and other financial institutions has been struck down before it was set to take effect in 2019. The rule sought to protect consumers by prohibiting financial institutions and credit card companies from… Read More »

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Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protection Arbitration Rule

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Somewhere in the fine print of the credit card agreement that most people sign with their banks is a clause that requires the person signing the agreement to consent to arbitration if any disputes arise between the consumer and the bank. This is known as the arbitration clause. This usually means that for example,… Read More »

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