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CONSUMER ALERT: Do No Call List Doesn’t Stop Scammers

August 31, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans receive unwanted calls from solicitors, sometimes multiple times a day. Signing up for free on the National Do Not Call Registry may reduce the number of unwanted sales calls received. But, remember, scammers …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Television Package Upgrades

August 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans are gearing up for football season and fall premieres and looking into options to get as many games and programming on television that they can. This leads some to consider upgrading television packages to make …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Air Bag Recalls Expanding

August 17, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) continues to issue recalls for Takata air bags. The air bags used by many popular manufacturers, including Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Infiniti, …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Military Families Make Your Vote Count

August 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Active duty military service members and their families are ensured voting eligibility in their state of legal residence under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. This means that any active duty Arkansan stationed outside the …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Use Credit Cards with Care

August 03, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – As summer winds down, college students are headed back to school, which means being faced with additional expenses. For many students, signing up for a credit card may seem like a good solution.

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: A Little Homework Can Save a Lot of Money

July 27, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Teachers are beginning to decorate bulletin boards, school officials are mapping out daily school bus routes and parents are back-to-school shopping. From school supplies to new gadgets and clothes, parents can quickly go over …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Scammers Going for the Gold This Summer

July 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The 2016 Summer Olympics are coming up, and many Arkansans are eagerly waiting to watch the events from the comfort of their own homes. Even though many of us are not making the trip to Rio de Janeiro, con artists are still …   - Read More >

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 >