Scammers Using Fear about the Coronavirus to Sell False Promises

Coronavirus scams are spreading. With requests for false charity donations and offers of vaccines, treatments, and cheap supplies, scammers are trying to take advantage of consumers’ pandemic fears. Companies are selling products with false claims they can prevent or cure the Coronavirus. By law, these companies would need evidence to back up their claims. Instead,

2020 U.S. Census is Almost Here, So Beware of Early Census Doorknockers

April 1 is National Census Day, which is quickly approaching. Recently, you should have received your 2020 Census questionnaire in the mail with instructions and your Census ID for online completion. Your response is important, kept confidential, and is required by law. You can respond three ways: mail, phone, or online!  While completing the Census is important,

BEWARE of Scammers Offering Help with your Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is here and it’s time to review your options. But beware of callers posing as Medicare representatives offering “help” or “assistance” in making decisions. They may ask for a fee to make changes to your current Medicare benefits or offer a faster and easier process to enroll. Don’t fall for this scam! Medicare will not call

PACE Program Causing Some Homeowners to Lose Homes

We’re sharing this recent article from the San Joaquin Valley Sun newspaper, Special Financing for Solar Projects Proves Sticky for Valley Residents.  The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program gives homeowners an opportunity to finance solar panels, as well as other energy-efficient improvements, for their homes with little to no up-front costs. Instead, the