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North Penn Legal Services Offers Free Outtreach Session for Seniors in Luzerne County

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.

Dealing with Job Loss

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.

Attorney General Kane offers tips for avoiding scholarship and financial aid scams

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.

PUC Joins PA Utilities and Law Enforcement to Stop Utility Imposters

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.

Consumer Advisory: Attorney General Kane issues warning on medical identify theft

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.

PUC Offers Tips to Beat the Heat with #WaysToStayCool

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.

How do I Change or Correct my Name on My Social Security number Card?

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.

FTC Launches New Resource for Identity Theft Victims

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.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane warns students of potential summer job scams

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 12:19pm
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane warns college and high school students seeking summer employment to beware of potential scams.

Free Legal Advice to Mark Citywide Celebration of Law Week 2015 in Philadelphia

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:11pm
The Philadelphia Bar Association will celebrate Law Week 2015 (Monday, April 27 - Friday, May 1), with a range of free community service events presented by volunteer lawyers and coordinated by the Association's Young Lawyers Division.

PUC Enhances PAPowerSwitch.com with New Consumer-Friendly Features

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:54am
The PA Public Utility Commission has announced a series of enhancements to www.PAPowerSwitch.com, the agency’s consumer-education website with information on shopping for electric suppliers, consumer alerts and reminders, educational videos and more.

Consumer Advisory: Attorney General Kane Issues Warning on Cyberbullying

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:52am
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has issued an advisory underscoring the dangers of cyberbullying, an issue that has become more commonplace with the increasing popularity of social media and electronic applications.

IRS Reminds Taxpayers of Options If You Can't File a Return or Pay Taxes by April 15 Deadline

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 7:54am
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even ask for an extension, make a payment or request payment options online at IRS.gov.

Pennsylvania Extends Home Heating Assistance Program

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:24pm
Governor Tom Wolf has announced that Pennsylvanians will now have until May 1 to apply for financial help through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), extending the prior April 3 deadline.

IRS Offers Filing Season Tax Tips, Now Also Available in Spanish

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:43am
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they can take advantage of daily tax tips, e-news subscriptions and email subscription services.

FTC Videos Advise What to Do if Your Email is Hacked or Malware Attacks Your Computer

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 6:23pm
The Federal Trade Commission has released two new videos to help if your email has been hacked or your computer has been hijacked.