CONSUMER ALERT: STATE LAW KEEPS HOMEOWNERS INFORMEDFebruary 08, 2012
LITTLE ROCK -- The ongoing recession has made it difficult for some Arkansas consumers to pay their bills in a timely fashion. Costs are rising everywhere, from the grocery store to the gas station. The weak economy has been particularly … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: FREE TAX PREPARATION HELP AVAILABLE TO CONSUMERSFebruary 01, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - With the arrival of February, Arkansans will begin to prepare and file their tax returns. Rather than handle the calculations and paperwork themselves, countless Arkansans will look to tax preparation services for help with … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SOME TAX REFUND PRODUCTS ARE COSTLY TO CONSUMERSJanuary 25, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Patience is a virtue that clearly pays off for Arkansas consumers who decline offers of immediate cash this tax season.
Advertised as a way for financially-strapped consumers to pocket their federal tax refunds immediately, … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID FALLING VICTIM TO EXTORTION SCHEMEJanuary 18, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Con artists posing as federal law enforcement agents have targeted consumers, including some Arkansans, recently as part of an international extortion scheme that has previously surfaced in other parts of the country.… - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: READ FINE PRINT BEFORE BUYING WATER-LINE WARRANTIESJanuary 11, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - A type of warranty being offered to many Arkansas consumers is intended to provide protection for water service lines. Instead, consumers who purchase the product may be throwing their money down the drain.
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CONSUMER ALERT: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHEN DEBT COLLECTORS COME CALLINGJanuary 04, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - For many, economic times are still tough and ends are hard to meet. Add the recent splurge for holiday gifts, and it's not surprising that some people are falling behind on mortgage, credit card and other bill payments. Once … - Read More >