Archive for September, 2011

The Struggle Against Fraudulent Foreclosure Rescue Companies

September 22, 2011 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Two recent decisions by Long Island Judges are finally slowing down the scam operations of so-called foreclosure rescue companies. Two companies, Express Home Solutions (aka Home Preserve Law Group) and Homesafe America have been issued restraining orders to stop them from, according to one judge, using  “fast-talking salespeople and masterfullyRead More

Low-cost Internet service is available for families that get free school lunches

September 22, 2011 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Comcast has launched a $9.95 a month broadband service (plus taxes) called Internet Essentials for families with a child who gets free school lunches (if your lunches are partially subsidized you CAN NOT qualify).  Here is the PC World description of the program. Comcast promises no price increases (i.e. this isRead More

Are you a non-profit serving seniors or low-income people? If so, you may qualify for free computer equipment

September 20, 2011 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

Earlier this year, Governor Cuomo signed a law that allow local governments to dispose of surplus computers, computer software and computer equipment through donation to not-for-profit institutions for use by senior citizens or low-income individuals upon demonstrating proof of need by such organization.  Previously, municipalities were restricted to donating computersRead More

Know your Rights and Tackle your Debt Today!

September 8, 2011 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

The unemployment and underemployment situation for New Yorkers is not getting any better.  This means that families across the state are still struggling with debt, potential foreclosure, and limited resources.  To find out what assistance may be available to help you deal with your debt, first make a list ofRead More