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CONSUMER ALERT: Military Families have Credit Protections

July 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) offers a number of protections for active duty members of the military and their families. The SCRA provides protections from evictions, postponement of civil court matters until the …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Spot Skimmers and Keep Your Cash

July 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Scammers are adapting as technology continues to advance. While card reader fraud has been around for a number of years, these con artists are finding new ways to steal your money, like placing a skimmer on a credit and debit …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Celebrate Independence Day Safely

June 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the original 13 colonies, declaring independence from England and setting the groundwork for the creation of the United States of America. President John Adams …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Research Pet Boarding Facilities

June 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Oftentimes, four-legged family members are left at home while the rest of us take a summer getaway. Some Arkansans will have friends stop by to feed, water and walk or play with these beloved animals on a regular basis, but …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Timeshare Resale Troubles

June 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Some Arkansans may have previously decided to invest in a timeshare. They had been sold on a guaranteed vacation location, upscale lodging accommodations and the ability to exchange shares for other properties. But now they may …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Get Educated with the GI Bill

June 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The GI Bill has grown and changed since it was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1944, but the goal of the bill remains the same – to help service members learn a skill or attend college, placing them on a path …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Resort Fees Can Be Costly

June 01, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Summer travel plans are taking shape, and some of those trips could take Arkansans out of state to Las Vegas, Orlando or San Diego. Meanwhile, some Arkansans are planning trips closer to home, in Little Rock, Bentonville or one …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: What Are You Posting Online?

May 25, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – When reports of sexual abuse of a child or an individual viewing explicit images of children emerge, Arkansans often wonder how something like this could happen here. Many parents think it could never happen to their child, …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Summer Travel Scams Ruin the Fun

May 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The school year is winding down, and many Arkansans are making summer vacation plans. Whether it is a trip to the beach, an exotic location, somewhere abroad, or one of Arkansas’s many lakes or State parks, Arkansans should keep …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Handling Court Proceedings During Active Military Duty

May 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Some military service members could find themselves facing bankruptcy, foreclosure or other civil court proceedings, including child custody or visitation challenges, while they are on active duty. The Servicemembers Civil …   - Read More >