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SWEET CHARITY, SOMETIMES SCAMS, NOVEMBER 10, 2010

November 10, 2010 LITTLE ROCK According to a November 2010 report from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, private donations to the 400 largest U.S. charities have fallen 11 percent, the largest annual decline since the organization began its Philanthropy 400 …   - Read More >

GOT DEBT? BEWARE OFFERS OF EASY SOLUTION

November 03, 2010 LITTLE ROCK- It sounds too good to be true and quite often it is: debt relief, debt settlement, and debt negotiation company ads claim that the companies they represent can reduce or eliminate your unsecured debt. On October 27, 2010, new …   - Read More >

IMPROVING ARKANSASS CREDIT SCORE, OCTOBER 27, 2010

October 27, 2010 IMPROVING ARKANSASS CREDIT SCORELITTLE ROCK- According to at least one nationwide study, Arkansas residents rank last when it comes to credit scores. The study reveals that the national credit score average is 666, while the Arkansas average …   - Read More >

IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESS: October 20, 2010

October 20, 2010 IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESSLITTLE ROCK This week is National Protect Your Identity Week

BOGUS LOANS, BOGUS CALLS

October 13, 2010 LITTLE ROCK-- Scam artists are always trying to design new ways to defraud people out of their hard-earned money. The Arkansas Attorney Generals Office has recently received complaints from Arkansas consumers concerning threatening phone …   - Read More >

ONLINE AUCTION SITE PROTECTION, October 6, 2010

October 06, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLERaaron.sadler@arkansasag.gov ONLINE AUCTION SITE PROTECTIONLITTLE ROCK-- Online auction websites have become attractive retail destinations for …   - Read More >

CREDIT CARD LAW CHANGES BUT ADVICE REMAINS THE SAME, October 1, 2010

October 04, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 1, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLERaaron.sadler@arkansasag.gov CREDIT CARD LAW CHANGES BUT ADVICE REMAINS THE SAMELITTLE ROCK--Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued an alert today reminding Arkansas …   - Read More >

NEW FEDERAL LAW PROVIDES INTEREST RATE PROTECTIONS

September 24, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 24, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLERaaron.sadler@arkansasag.gov NEW FEDERAL LAW PROVIDES INTEREST RATE PROTECTIONS LITTLE ROCK-In the second of a three-part series of consumer alerts about …   - Read More >

NEW CREDIT CARD RULES FLAG COLLEGE SOLICITATIONS

September 17, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLERaaron.sadler@arkansasag.gov NEW CREDIT CARD RULES FLAG COLLEGE SOLICITATIONSLITTLE ROCK- Passes, punts, cheerleaders, and pitches to speedy tailbacks. Its …   - Read More >

DOWNSIDE TO DEBIT CARDS

August 13, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 13, 2010 Downside to Debit CardsLITTLE ROCK -As the beginning of the academic year quickly approaches, consumers across the country are using debit cards to pay for goods and …   - Read More >