Tag: income

If you have a disability and need money, here’s a pitch that might catch your interest: “Need money now? Our company can give you access to cash when you need it.”

Take your time. Companies are preying on people with disabilities who have...

“Need money now? Our company can give you access to cash when you need it.”

If you have a disability and need emergency cash, this pitch might be appealing.

Companies are preying on people with disabilities who have structured...

The Federal Trade Commission works closely with legal services providers and consumer advocates to root out frauds affecting communities across the nation. Several of our partners have told us about an income scam that’s targeting Latino...

Maybe you’ve thought about buying a franchise because you’re eager for a career change. Perhaps you want to be the boss, or to build a family business. Whatever your motivation is, know that buying a franchise takes a major financial investment...

Buying a janitorial service franchise is a major investment – of time and money. The franchisor must give you a disclosure document; review it with an advisor. Talk with current and former franchisees and check the business with state regulators...

This video shows how keeping a budget helps someone pay all his bills.

Have you ever wondered how ID thieves get their victims’ personal and financial information? One way you may not have thought of is dishonest tax preparers. Each year, Treasury agents investigate allegations of criminal misconduct by tax...

Tax ID thieves are ready — are you?

Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job, and it’s one of the fastest growing forms of identity theft in the U.S. You might find out it’s...

Like helping people avoid scams? Then you might like to know that the FTC has named Jan. 13-17 Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, and will host national events like a webinar and Twitter chat, in English and Spanish, as well as regional events....

Buying a franchise is a major financial investment and a serious personal commitment. Understanding your abilities and goals is one step toward deciding whether a franchise is right for you.Being a FranchiseeThe Franchisor’s Responsibilities5...

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