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|PROTECT YOUR MONEY, CREDIT, AND IDENTITY
Do you worry about criminals stealing your identity or scammers cheating you out of your money? Are you feeling threatened by abusive debt collectors or predatory lenders? If so, this course offers you the help you need. You’ll learn how to prevent identity theft and protect yourself against credit card fraud, Internet scams, and real estate “dirty tricks.” And that’s not all! Your course instructor—a former Assistant District Attorney—will show you how to avoid pitfalls when you’re doing anything from buying a used car to selecting a credit card or considering a service contract. You’ll also see how to obtain your credit score and discover the right way to clean up your credit history. In addition, you’ll find out how to slow down (or even stop) foreclosure proceedings. And if you’re getting harassing calls from debt collectors, this course will bring you up to speed on the federal and state laws that can give you peace of mind. By the time you finish these lessons, you’ll have the facts you need to avoid scams and rip-offs, and you’ll know how to make debt collectors and credit card companies play by the rules.