Utah is the first state in the country to pass a law protecting homeowners from real estate agreements offering upfront cash with a catch.
We're urging federal officials to strengthen its new broadband labels to make them more accessible and consumer friendly.
The BankSafe program that trains financial services workers to spot and stop fraud has stopped $200 million from being stolen from older adults.
Last week, AARP announced the launch of “ The Perfect Scam”, a weekly podcast profiling America’s most shocking consumer scam stories.
Today AARP submitted a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) commenting on the agency’s proposal to regulate the payday lending industry. For years, many of AARP’s state offices have engaged their state legislatures and governors to secure consumer protections for Americans who…
Fraud is a growing problem across the U.S., with more than 1.2 million fraud-related complaints reported to the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network (CSN) in 2015 alone. Among those complaints, a total of $765 million was lost by consumers who fell victim to scams, according to…
You probably wouldn’t take investment advice from someone whose business card said Retirement Wizard, but it is not always so simple to spot a fake credential. You may find it harder to tell the difference between a Certified Advisor for Senior Investing and a Retirement Income Planning Specialist.
AARP Fraud Watch Network warns holiday shoppers of Wi-Fi network risks
AARP Fraud Watch Network warns holiday shoppers of debit card risks
For everyone who hates getting automated robocalls on their phone or spam text messages, the Federal Communications Commission has gotten the message.
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