Real Estate

Buying Heating Oil In Connecticut? Here Is What You Need To Know

August 5, 2015
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Given the temperature outside, heating fuel may not be on the minds of most people. But choosing a home heating fuel company for next winter should not be a last-minute decision. Over the coming weeks, homeowners are likely to receive mailers from companies with heating fuel offers. Advertisements on radio, television, the internet and...

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Consumers’ Top 10 Complaints

Identity theft topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted by Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the North American Consumer Protection Investigators (NACPI). Thirty-seven consumer agencies from twenty-one states participated in the survey, which asked about...

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Mortgage Companies Misleading Consumers About The Status Of Mortgage Modifications

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU IDENTIFIES ILLEGAL PRACTICES UNCOVERED THROUGH SUPERVISION Supervisory Resolutions Across Industries Recover $11.6 Million for More Than 80,000 Consumers Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest supervision report outlining the illegal practices uncovered by the Bureau’s examiners in the first four months of 2015. The Bureau found problems...

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Read Fine Print Before Signing Up For Reverse Mortgage

CFPB Issues Advisory Warning Consumers Not To Be Deceived Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released results of a focus group study on reverse mortgage advertisements that found many participants were left with misimpressions about the product. After viewing the ads, consumers were confused about reverse mortgages being loans, and they were left...

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