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Bank Smartly: Bank product comparison

Bank Smartly: Bank product comparison

July 12, 2013 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

When we buy a car many of us go from dealership to dealership to compare prices and values across cars. When we buy a computer we compare between Apple and various PCs. How many people compare banks and their product offerings?   Often people tend to bank where their employerRead More

How to Choose a Credit Counseling Agency

How to Choose a Credit Counseling Agency

June 10, 2013 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

It’s easy to get into debt. It’s much harder to get out of it. Fortunately, there are credit counseling agencies that can help you get your finances in order. They can help you figure out a budget and stick to it while managing your debt and avoiding future financial pitfalls.Read More

Student Loan Sharks or Keys to Opportunity

Student Loan Sharks or Keys to Opportunity

June 5, 2013 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

With the economic crash of 2008, there have been more and more reports of college-age students struggling to maintain their student loan payments. For those with “lofty” plans of obtaining a good job upon graduating that have yet to secure that dream job, making any payment at all can beRead More

Know Your Bike Rights in NYC

Know Your Bike Rights in NYC

May 13, 2013 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

Bicycle weather is upon us and boy is it amazing!! New York City has been working in the past few years to become a greener city by implementing more green spaces, bike lanes and walkable areas. For the past few summers’ bike usage as a mode of transportation has consistentlyRead More

Whether dealing with Bankruptcy, Credit Issues, Student Loans, or Foreclosure; Remember You Have Rights and Protections.

March 7, 2012 at 9:59 pm 0 comments

In celebration of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) from March 4-10, we will be highlighting consumer rights resources and information for New Yorkers.  We know that going up against banks, stores, or debt collection agencies can be a scary and nerve-wracking experience.  To complicate matters, many people going through theseRead More

Make a note: Paper checks for federal benefits will be phased out by March 1, 2013!

June 2, 2011 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

It’s more important than ever to help clients sign up for electronic payments and bank or credit union accounts. Please share the details below with all your staff. To share this information with clients and your community, you can order “Go Direct” campaign materials for free. Visit their web siteRead More

National Consumer Protection Week

March 9, 2011 at 2:41 am 0 comments

March 6-12, 2011 is National Consumer Protection Week. Whether shopping at your local store, getting your car fixed at the local car repair shop, surfing the Internet or doing online shopping, its important to keep in mind that there are laws which protect you from fraud or other unscrupulous dealingsRead More