Were You Pre-Approved for a Loan Modification? Or Is It a Scam?

Millions of homeowners woke up in their homes this morning thanks to a loan modification. When the threat of foreclosure loomed due to the loss or reduction of income, illness, divorce or other reasons, loan modifications lowered mortgage payments and helped many families stay in their homes and communities. Continue Reading >

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Fairfax County Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

During National Consumer Protection Week, Fairfax County Consumer Affairs will be hosting seminars and presentations around Fairfax County and the DC Metro area. Susan Jones, Branch Chief, explained, “National Consumer Protection Week is an opportunity for our agency to reach out to the community and spotlight consumer rights and responsibilities, steer consumers away from scams, and share the tools you can use to protect your credit and identity.”  Continue Reading >

FCC Help Center Provides a Powerful Tool for Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission this year launched a new Consumer Help Center to improve its process for engaging and informing consumers, helping you better protect yourself when you experience problems with communications technologies and services and helping us better serve you when you have a complaint Continue Reading >

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