Thinking of a Reverse Mortgage in Retirement? Facts to Consider
Have you seen or heard an ad for reverse mortgages? Did you find it interesting? In a recent study, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), found that many ads discuss the benefits of reverse mortgages without mentioning the risks.
Planning to Upgrade to Windows 10? Don't Be Scammed
Microsoft has released Windows 10, the next version of its operating system. It is available as a free upgrade for desktops, laptops, and tablets running Windows 7 and 8.1.
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Why it may be good for you to do (and how to do it safely)
Did you know that helping other people is actually good for you? Charitable people are usually happier than uncharitable people, and that's a scientific fact. Helping others is linked to: Better health, greater self-confidence, an improved satisfaction of life...
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Saving for College? Consider a 529 Plan's Benefits
Saving for higher education is cheaper than borrowing for it, no matter what loan interest rates do in the future. That's true whether you are saving for a child, a grandchild, a relative, a friend or even yourself. State-administered 529 savings plans offer a number of useful benefits. Let's take a look.
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Who's Fighting For You?
Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.
This month's featured consumer group:
The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) is the nation's consumer law expert, helping consumers, their advocates, and public policy makers use powerful and complex consumer laws on behalf of low-income and vulnerable Americans seeking economic justice.