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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 >

CONSUMER ALERT: Who is Knocking?

May 04, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Door-to-door salespeople are hitting the streets, selling home improvement projects, home security systems, newspapers, magazines and much more. Sometimes they use high-pressure sales tactics, and occasionally the salesperson …   - Read More >


April 27, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Every day, families across Arkansas decide to add a puppy to their home. Many families go to a nearby shelter to adopt or turn to a trusted breeder, but some will look for their newest family member through an online breeder.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Fraudsters Scamming Companies Out of Billions

April 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – A little-known scam has swindled a total of $2.3 billion out of both large and small companies across the world in the last three years, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Scammers are spoofing a CEO’s email …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Cell Phone Contracts and Military Deployments

April 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Military servicemen and women and their families face many decisions while preparing for and returning from a deployment. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) aims to protect these families from potential financial and …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Vehicle Buyers Beware of Storm Damage

April 06, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Severe thunderstorms have hammered the Natural State the past few weeks causing hail damage and flooding. These storms may be quick but can cause lasting and severe damage to vehicles. Photos have been circulating of golf-ball …   - Read More >