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Midwest Gas Price Investigation - Investigation Likely To Continue

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an interim report to Congress on its investigation into Midwest gas price increases that was cited at the reasons that the FTC launched the investigation. It also provides a status report on the continuing investigation, including progress and a description of the work not yet done. The report details the history of the price spikes of reformulated gasoline (RFG) in the Midwestern part of the country and how these increases caused Commission staff to initiate a preliminary investigation in June and prompted the Commission to begin a formal investigation during the latter part of July.

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

Know you legal rights when it comes to dealing with debt collectors, and the credit reporting agencies. You have the right to sue!

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Bank Account Searches: Are They Permissible?

Lawyers and other professionals contact our office every day and ask whether it is permissible for an asset search company or private investigator to conduct bank, stock, bond or mutual fund account searches on a subject. The short answer is “no".

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The FTC & Robocalls

A new FTC law has put a ban on so called "Robocalls" which are pre-recorded & bulk dispatched phone calls. This law mainly applies to telemarketers and does not prohibit robocolls from political organizations.

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A Pyramid By Any Other Name Will Still Come Tumbling Down

"Three Days, Three People, Retire in 30 ... no mistake, People will start BEGGING you to sponsor them in!Take a look at this Income ... Chart: Level | # of Days | # ... | Income

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Knowing Your Credit Rights

There is an old ... that holds true when trying to restore your credit rating, and the ... is “knowing is half the battle.” This ... ... what ... who have had past cred

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Don't Let Hackers Turn Your Computer into a Zombie

Today millions of businesses and homes have implemented wireless networks for their convenience, and, sadly, for the convenience of the cybercriminals. And hackers don’t even have to open your garage door to enter your home or business.

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What is Free Credit Score and How to Get It?

Learn why credit scores became so important to our personal finance.

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Insurance Credi Scoring: An Ethical Issue

The issue at hand is the use of a ... credit score as an ... tool for auto ... rates. What is a credit score or FICO score? A FICO score is a credit score ... by Fair Isaac

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Tax Season is Bringing Out Identity Thieves

Overviews identity theft tactics such as Spoofing, Phishing and Pretexting as a means to steal identities. Covers means to protect ones identity and recommends review of free annual credit reports and the services of a proactive identity theft protection service.

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Your Consumer Rights

Your Consumer RightsBy Terry RiggIf you have ever fallen behind on your debts you already know that dealing with your ... can be a hassle. ... it can be ... ... It doesn't h

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Debt and Bill Consolidation Companies

Debt and bill consolidation companies are credit management companies that engage in administering debt consolidation programs.

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Owning your own home-based business

Making money online can be a profitable, enjoyable and successful work at home venture. But one needs to be very careful and aware of the traps that are out there for us to fall into. There are many, many scams to fall for if a person isn't really careful.

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Four Reasons to Own a Paper Shredder - Don't Let Your Information Fall Into the Wrong Hands

Having a paper shredder is no longer a luxury for your business or home office. With the epidemic of identity theft, as well as new federal regulations, it is now a necessity. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that over 27 million people have had their identity stolen in the past five years. At the same time, they estimate that billions of dollars have been lost due to corporate espionage. How can you and your business fight this trend? Buy a paper shredder. This article will discuss some of the great benefits to owning a shredder, and what shredder for you and your business.

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How To Avoid Getting Scammed By Illegal Pyramid Schemes

... ... (MLM) or network ... programs are a method of selling goods or services through ... These programs ... promise that if you sign up as a ... you'll

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