Personal Protection
Top 10 Consumer Complaint Categories for 2011

Top 10 Consumer Complaint Categories for 2011

Posted: March 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm   /   Consumer News, Personal Protection

The New Jersey division of consumer affairs has announced the top 10 consumer complaint categories of last year… Complaints related to home improvements generated the largest category of complaints filed by consumers last year with the State Division of Consumer Affairs, representing 7.7% of all consumer complaints received. The Division today released its Top 10 […]

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Consumers Warned About 'Free' Credit Reports

Consumers Warned About ‘Free’ Credit Reports

Posted: March 9, 2012 at 4:25 pm   /   Internet & Email Scams, Personal Protection

A sound piece if advice from ConsumerAffairs.com on the perils of sites which claim to offer ‘free’ credit reports: It’s a good idea to check your credit reports once a year, to guard against identity theft. The government even makes it easier, mandating that all consumers be allowed access to their credit reports from all […]

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Bill that Would Ban Consumer Contracts

Bill that Would Ban Consumer Contracts

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 4:36 pm   /   Personal Protection

A bill that would ban consumer contracts, including arbitration agreements and warranties, that limit substantive rights under consumer protection laws was approved by a legislative panel Monday. The measure, given the nod in a 5-0 vote by the Consumer Affairs Committee, could fly in the face of a U.S. Supreme Court pre-emption rulings, critics say. […]

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