Sunday, May 28

Experian Fined $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores

Credit Reporting Company Misstated How Credit Scores It Sold Were Used

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

March 23, 2017

Credit Score

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May 2017

In this Brain Food we highlight podcasts about ransomware, ATM skimmer scams, and over-insuring from Consumer Reports.

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CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting

Bureau's $1.75 Million Civil Penalty for Persistent and Substantial Reporting Errors is the CFPB's Largest Penalty to Date for HMDA Violations

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

March 15, 2017

Mortgages

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April 2017

In this Brain Food we highlight podcasts about negotiating with credit card companies, your Internet data, and what a printer cartridge lawsuit might mean for consumers from Marketplace.

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March 2017

In this Brain Food we highlight podcasts about brick-and-mortar stores electronically watching you, how reviews of medical studies may be influenced, and electronic health records helping to customize treatments from NPR.

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Morgan Stanley Settles Charges Related to ETF Investments

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

February 14, 2017

Investing

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February 2017

In this Brain Food we highlight several Tax Tips video podcasts about out-of-pocket deductions, deducting state sales tax, and deducting student-loan interest paid by your parents from Kiplinger.com.

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Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds

Preventable Failures Left Tens of Thousands of Economically Vulnerable Consumers Unable to Pay for Necessities

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

February 1, 2017

Credit Cards

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Prospect Mortgage to Pay $3.5 Million Fine for Illegal Kickback Scheme

Real Estate Brokers and Mortgage Servicer That Took Kickbacks from Prospect Also Ordered to Pay $495,000

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

January 31, 2017

Mortgages

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Citi Subsidiaries to Pay $28.8 Million for Giving the Runaround to Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes

Mortgage Servicers Kept Borrowers in the Dark About Options, Demanded Excessive Paperwork

The job of the most honest seller is to sell you, not to give you reasons to buy from a competitor. That over-riding reality drives the free-enterprise system, and places a responsibility on you.

FoolProof's Hall of Shame is here to remind you why a healthy dose of skepticism should rule your decisions before dealing with anyone who wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

January 23, 2017

Mortgages

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    FoolProof's Business Hall of Shame

    A business ultimately watches out for its bottom line, not yours. That pressure for profit means even a good company can make bad decisions.

    FoolProof's Business Hall of Shame is here to remind you to be a skeptic when it comes to any business that wants to touch your money or your general welfare.

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