6 Important Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Home Warranty


It’s normal to worry about something going wrong when buying a home. Perhaps you are worried that you will move in only to discover a nest of termites along the foundation or maybe your basement will turn into a swimming pool once it starts raining. You can now arm yourself against such calamities using a home warranty. A home warranty is designed to cover what home insurance will not. Home warranties are basically service contracts that promise to cover the cost of replacement or repair…

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CYSEC Steps in to put a halt to Questionable Marketing Practices by Forex Brokers


CYSEC, or the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for regulating many of the largest Forex brokerage companies in the European Union. In 2016, CYSEC issued several guidelines to the brokers regarding aggressive marketing practices.  It has subsequently issued a clarification to these rules in March of this year. CYSEC has been giving warnings to brokers in violation so far, and as of May 31, 2017 will begin issuing harsh penalties. Specifically, the marketing of bonuses as real cash has been addressed in a…

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4 Tips for Consumers to Avoid Getting Caught by a Scam and Avoid Fraud


Being a consumer has become quite a difficult thing. There are so many scams and people waiting to exploit the unaware consumer. The FTC has released tips to help consumers avoid getting caught up in fraudulent scams. These tips are based on getting yourself educated and informed and being alert when buying anything or receiving claims of winnings. The consumer tips to avoid fraud include: Pay attention to the sender. Many scammers pretend to be a trustworthy authority like a bank, government official, or a…

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4 Tips for Sellers and Advertisers to Ensure Their Advertisements are Fair and Accurate


The consumer rights do not only apply to the consumers, but also to the sellers and businesses. If you own a business or do advertising, it is important to make sure that your advertising claims are fair, correct, and the truth. You can get into serious trouble with the FTC and other organizations if you are caught providing false or misleading information. Follow the tips below to avoid stepping on a landmine with your advertising campaigns. Ensure that you have enough stock of advertised items…

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