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Dealing with Debt

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Consumer News


Make the Most of Your Money When It’s Time to Travel

You might want to travel to another country and explore distant cultures. You may just be interested in visiting a state you’ve never seen before. Or you might be interested in visiting a city not too far from home. No matter where you go, remember these tips so you can avoid making costly decisions while travelling.


‘Notarios’ in L.A. County indicted on immigration fraud charges

An immigration consultant and one of her employees were arrested after being named in a federal indictment that alleges they filed fraudulent “green card” applications on behalf of immigrants who were married to U.S. citizens.


Home Buying Tips for First-Time Buyers

Summer is a popular time of the year for buying a home. Purchasing a home is very exciting and it is the largest purchase many of us will ever make. Here are some tips you should consider during your house hunt to be informed and avoid getting ripped off.


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