In the United States, scams and fraud are big business. Each year the number of consumer fraud reports and the dollars lost are rising. In fact, the FTC received a total of 4.8 million consumer fraud and identity theft complaints in 2020. A ... READ MORE
Recently, my son learned he was a victim of identity theft. At only 20 years old he wasn't sure what steps he should take to recover, that's when he asked for some help.
Identity theft is a growing problem, with more than 600,000 people filing ... READ MORE
Are you struggling to pay your mortgage because of the coronavirus pandemic? Read on for information on what to do and options for relief.
First, assess your situation
Pay your mortgage, if you can.
Mortgage servicers are overwhelmed with ... READ MORE
Over the last week several of my friends and family members have been laid off of work due to COVID-19. While no one wants to experience a loss of income, there are several things you can do to help protect yourself and your family financially.
What ... READ MORE
When you have a poor credit score it can make simple things like renting an apartment difficult. So when you see an advertisement for a way to start over with a new credit history you may think it is the answer you have been searching for, until ... READ MORE
Owning a home is a goal many have. But are you truly ready for the responsibility that comes with home ownership?
Are you ready?
First, let's talk about your income. Do you have two years of steady regular income and employment? Lenders require ... READ MORE
If you're like me, the idea of shopping for a car might make you feel a little nauseous. For many years I hated car shopping. I always felt clueless during the entire process. Until I learned that educating myself on the process gave me power. ... READ MORE
Many first time home buyers don't understand that purchasing a home costs money. I frequently hear "I want to buy a home, what do you mean I have to put money down?" There are some mortgage programs that require little to no money down and ... READ MORE
It's Florida Saves Week! Start small. Think big! Start saving for your future with these 31 easy ways to save:
Save your loose change! Small amounts add up: 50 cents a day adds up to $15.00 a month, $15.00 a month adds up to $180.00 ... READ MORE