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Monthly Archives: August 2009

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The Jury’s in: Scam Is Illegal Posted on Aug 25

  In recent months, a classic scam has started to pop back up around the country. We haven’t heard about any incidents in Massachusetts, but you should be on guard just in case your phone rings. In this jury-service scam, the caller tells you that   …Continue Reading The Jury’s in: Scam Is Illegal

New Rules on Credit Cards Posted on Aug 20

  Starting tomorrow, you’ll have 21 days to pay your credit card bill, and at least 45 days advance notice if your credit card company is changed your interest rate, the required minimum payment, or increasing fees. The changes are the first in a series   …Continue Reading New Rules on Credit Cards