Watch Out for Mortgage Closing Scams

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released some information regarding mortgage closing scams. The gist is that hackers attempt to divert your closing costs and down payment into a fraudulent account by confirming or suggesting last-minute changes to your wiring instructions.  These hacks are on the rise. Check out the CFPB video on this issue […]

The FAIR act may end consumer arbitration provisions

Many consumers have come to us for help only to discover that—somewhere in the fine print of their contract—they gave away their right to sue a company to obtain justice. The recently introduced FAIR Act (The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act) would eliminate the ability for companies to use these arbitration provisions to shield their […]