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The NJLTA is pleased to present the latest news and advice from the Federal Trade Commission:

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The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

 

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies.

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Getting a Mortgage after a Short Sale

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, has some tips to help short sellers avoid a potentially costly mistake: being kept out of the housing market because of difficulties...

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Deceptive Mortgage Ads

 

If you’re looking for a mortgage to buy a home or refinance an existing loan, you may see or hear
ads with offers of low rates or payments. Whether you see them on the Internet, on television or in the paper, or whether they come by fax or mail, some of these ads look like they’re from your mortgage company or a government...

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 FTC Six-Month Accomplishments

Significant progress for Economic Liberty, regulatory reform, small business, and more

 Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen released a summary of the agency’s major accomplishments since President Trump named her to the position in January. “I have pursued my long-held principles by promoting... 

 

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Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks

 

Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are convenient, but often they’re not secure.  If you connect to a Wi-Fi network, and send information through websites or mobil apps...

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Homes & Mortgages

 

Buying or renting a home is a big financial decision. And whether it’s a condo, a townhouse, or a single family residence — new construction or a home with a history...

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