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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.
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:25pm
The Internal Revenue Service has issued another warning to taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of deceitful tactics scammers use to trick people.
Tue, 08/04/2015 - 7:45am
The Social Security Administration has designated August 2-8 as Single Working Women's Week, a time to learn more about how to maximize the benefits you are accumulating with Social Security.
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 8:58am
A free expungement clinic, dealing with the removal of certain criminal records, will be held on July 29, 2015 from 4-7 pm at the Strawberry Mansion Neighborhood Action Center in Philadelphia.
Thu, 07/23/2015 - 1:37pm
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has released a new Consumer Complaint Procedures Guide, designed to educate consumers about the Commission’s complaint process. An additional quick reference sheet, “Know the PUC Complaint Process and Your Options,” also offers handy instructions about how to file a complaint with the PUC.
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 10:19am
July 19 through 25 is National my Social Security Week. Help Social Security celebrate its 80th birthday by opening a free, personal my Social Security account giving you secure and immediate online access to your personal Social Security information.
Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:28pm
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane advises college students to educate themselves on credit matters before taking on the responsibility of a credit card.
Mon, 07/13/2015 - 10:47am
Scammer calls in the middle of the night asking grandparent to wire money or give a credit card number right away to pay for a hospital bill or a fee to get the grandchild out of jail.
Tue, 06/30/2015 - 2:20pm
North Penn Legal Services will be providing free power of attorney documents, living wills, and simple wills to seniors 60 and older who reside in Luzerne County during the session on July 22.
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:51am
The Federal Trade Commission offers some information to help you get back on your feet professionally and financially after losing your job.
Mon, 06/08/2015 - 1:57pm
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane offers guidance to parents and students regarding scholarships and financial aid for higher education.
Mon, 06/01/2015 - 12:41pm
The Keystone Alliance to Stop Utility Imposters, a coalition of local water, gas and electric utilities, has announced that it has joined forces with the PA Public Utility Commission, PA District Attorneys Association and PA Chiefs of Police Association to launch a public awareness campaign about criminals impersonating utility workers to gain access and rob homeowners.
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:38am
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane warns consumers about medical identity theft, a dangerous type of fraud which has grown significantly over the past two years.
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:39pm
s the weather forecast shows heat and humidity in Pennsylvania this week, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission reminds consumers to conserve energy with #WaysToStayCool.
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:40pm
If you legally change your name because of marriage, divorce, court order or any other reason, you must tell Social Security so you can get a corrected card. Learn how to do so from the Social Security Administration.
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:29pm
The Federal Trade Commission has launched IdentityTheft.gov, a new resource that makes it easier for identity theft victims to report and recover from identity theft. A Spanish version of the site is also available at RobodeIdentidad.gov.