Tag Archives: Consumer Protection

Take Steps to Avoid Scams, Especially Among the Elderly

From computers to smart phones to tablets, the technology that makes our world more accessible, easier to navigate, and more connected is also the technology that makes it easier for thieves to steal our identity, money, and property. Technology isn’t … Continue reading

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Contacted By a Debt Collector? Proceed with Caution

Consumers who fall behind on credit card payments or other bills sometimes hear from a debt collector. But people who don’t even owe any money may find themselves contacted by a debt collector…or someone who falsely claims to be one. … Continue reading

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Your Mortgage: Tips for Finding, Managing a Home Loan

With interest rates at historic lows, now may be the time to purchase a home or refinance an existing mortgage.  The information below is provided by the FDIC Consumer News.  Union State Bank works with borrowers to be sure they … Continue reading

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How to Guard Against I.D. Theft

An estimated 10 million Americans become victims of identify theft annually. For thousands of Wisconsinites each year, I.D. theft is a real-life tragedy that steals their money, cause enormous aggravation, and takes many valuable hours to recoup their losses and … Continue reading

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