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Wed, 11/25/2015 - 11:37am
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission offers consumers a “Top Five” list of Black Friday tips for energy savings and shopping.
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 8:03am
The PA Department of Banking and Securities urges consumers to avoid the lure of “easy money” loans from unlicensed, out-of-state lenders during the holiday season, when individuals and families may be experiencing added financial stress.
Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:32am
The Federal Trade Commission has approved final amendments to its Telemarketing Sales Rule, including a change that will help protect consumers from fraud by prohibiting four discrete types of payment methods favored by con artists and scammers.
Tue, 11/17/2015 - 2:17pm
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be holding a free Family Law Help Desk at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. on November 23. Registration is required.
FTC and Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown Against Abusive Debt Collectors
Thu, 11/05/2015 - 10:30am
The Federal Trade Commission and other law enforcement authorities around the country announced the first coordinated federal-state enforcement initiative targeting deceptive and abusive debt collection practices.
Wed, 11/04/2015 - 7:41am
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA is partnering with the Chester County Bar Association to hold a Free Birth Certificate Clinic for Veterans on November 19, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m, at the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Tue, 11/03/2015 - 8:15am
Governor Tom Wolf joined Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas and Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown on November 2 to kick off the start of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application process for the 2015-16 season.
Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:46pm
With consumer prices down over the past year, monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 65 million Americans will not automatically increase in 2016.
Wed, 10/14/2015 - 10:05am
The Federal Trade Commission and consumer protection agencies in 33 other countries have unveiled an updated version of the econsumer.gov website to help law enforcement authorities investigate and share cross border consumer complaints.
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 8:49am
The Public Interest Law Center will be conducting three free walk-in clinic for clients with disabilities on October 9, October 23 and November 6 at different locations in Philadelphia.
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 8:33am
The Community Lawyering Clinic at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law will be hosting a Law Day on Employment Discrimination on Saturday, October 3, from 11:00 to 2:00 p.m., The Dornsife Center: 3509 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia.
Tue, 09/15/2015 - 1:39pm
Just Harvest will be hold a Benefits Clinic in Pittsburgh on September 24, 2015 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm.
PUC Helps Consumers “Stay Connected” to Vital Emergency Services During Lifeline Awareness Week Event
Tue, 09/15/2015 - 1:27pm
Gov. Tom Wolf proclaimed Sept. 14-20, 2015, Pennsylvania Lifeline Awareness Week. Program held to promote the Lifeline Program, which offers discounts to help residents gain access to basic local telephone service.
Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:20pm
Philadelphia Legal Assistance, in collaboration with Philadelphia VIP and participating volunteer attorneys, will be holding a free divorce clinic in Philadelphia on October 23, 2015.
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 11:14am
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane urges Commonwealth residents to be cautious when considering the purchase of a motor vehicle from salvage yards or automobile repair businesses.
Back-to-School Reminder for Parents and Students: Check Out College Tax Credits for 2015 and Years Ahead
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 8:44am
Now is a good time to see if students will qualify for either of two college tax credits or other education-related tax benefits when they file their 2015 federal income tax returns.