California’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the California Student Aid Commission announced Tuesday.
A Brentwood family that has been fighting with Chrysler to fix their handicapped-accessible Dodge Caravan is finally getting some help from the car-maker after some calls from ConsumerWatch.
A mistake on your credit report can be costly. And experts say the best way to fix an error it by contacting the credit reporting agencies directly and informing them of the mistake – They’re required by law investigate within 30 days.
HARP 2.0, a more liberal version of the original Home Affordable Refinance Program, was unveiled in 2011. The new program started picking up steam just a few months ago, according to Rick Harper of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service.
Rather then spending a lot of time checking out dealerships, Brad Jones paid $500 to join Cartelligent. It’s an online service that doubles as a personal shopper.
A Sacramento mother who received monthly bills from AT&T after closing her account was told by the company it wasn’t sending a bill, even as they kept on coming.
The bureau said foreclosure rates are rising at an “alarming rate” for senior homeowners with these reverse mortgages. The federal agency urged consumers especial older homeowners to do their research before using a reverse mortgage to tape their home equity.
Job seeker Mary Hurt said she sent out her resume numerous times only to never hear from a company. Almost 90 percent of top companies are using a resume tracking systems to scan for keywords. According to career counselor Eileen Williams, there are a few ways job applicants can make it through the scanning machine.
CBS 5 teamed up with the United Way of the Bay Area, along with the City of San Francisco and 211 to host the Smart Money Financial Advice Line on Tuesday evening.
A growing number of consumers angry about how they’ve been treated by large corporations are fighting back in small claims court, and – if not winning – are at least getting the attention of the companies they’re suing.