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An active duty alert adds an extra layer of protection to the credit records of servicemembers while they are deployed.

Some advance-fee loan and credit card offers have tell-tale signs that can help you avoid getting ripped off.

Many medical billing business opportunities are worthless. Their promoters lie about their earnings potential and fail to provide key information.

Should you trust companies that promise to negotiate lower payments for your car loan if you pay them a fee in advance?

What’s the difference between a service contract and a warranty? Find out, and get tips on how to recognize and avoid auto warranty scams.

Tips to help make sure your charitable contributions are put to good use

Want to buy a business? Here’s how the Business Opportunity Rule can help you evaluate the opportunity — and the seller.

Regardless of whether you’re shopping for silver, turquoise, or one-of-a-kind pottery or woven items, read these tips for buying genuine American Indian arts and crafts.