Consumer News

Massive Equifax Data Breach. What You Need to Know.

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the big 3 consumer credit reporting agencies, announced that sensitive information for 143 million American consumers including names,...

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Using Facebook Marketplace or Another Local Service? Then Read This

Local online marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace can be a handy tool. They can be used to find bargains on various items or to make...

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Effortless New Ways to Buy and Finance a Vehicle

But Watch Out. Effortless Does Not Guarantee Cheaper or Better. Remar founded the Consumer Task Force for Automotive Issues and is the author of a best-selling...

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Avoiding Disaster Related Scams

Disasters such as that caused by Hurricane Harvey bring out the scammers. Fake charities, repair scams, and rental scams are just a few of the...

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Don't Become a Victim of Debit Card Fraud

If you are one of the many people who use their debit card regularly for purchases, you may want to reconsider. Debit card fraud has...

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A Twist on Nigerian Scams

These days, anyone who has email has either received or heard about Nigerian scams. These scams typically request help to access a large amount of...

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When to Know You're in Trouble with Debt

Do you have debt? Can you tell when you have so much debt that you're in (real) trouble? We'll explain how to grade your debt...

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DNA Testing and Your Privacy

Have you considered DNA testing to determine your ancestry, health risks, or for other reasons? The direct-to-consumer DNA (or genetic) testing industry has been growing...

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Skillfully Navigating Student Loans

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of student loans? I hope it's the word "debt." College can be an important...

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More Ransomware! Here's What You Need to Do

Ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent and they are targeting more and more computers. Ransomware prevents access to files on a computer usually by encrypting...

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Scams That Are Easy to Fall For

Scams are so common today that most of us think we’ve learned to identify and avoid them. That’s probably true for any obvious scams. But...

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Paying More: The (Scary) Truth About Online Shopping

You would think shopping online is generally cheaper than shopping at brick and mortar stores, right? You're not paying for the onsite staff or the...

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Traveling Soon? Check Out These Tips

Do you like to travel? Do you like to save money when planning your travel and while traveling? Summer vacation is right around the corner....

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Breaking News: World-Wide Computer Hack

A global cyber-attack called the "WannaCry Virus" has hit over 150 countries, including the U.S.

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VantageScore Announces Upcoming Changes. What You Need to Know.

Haven't heard of VantageScore? It is a credit scoring model that was created in 2006 by the big three credit bureaus, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion,...

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The Longest Vacation of Your Life

Do you want to do what you want, wherever and whenever you want, and money is not a problem? Would you like to go on...

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Consumer Guides

Mortgage Guide

Mortgage Guide

A home is the biggest investment most people make. The FoolProof Mortgage Guide will help you understand the process of financing your  home. Whether or not you consider a mortgage with us, read this guide!

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RV Guide

RV Guide

A home on wheels! Who needs hotels? Who needs restaurants?  The FoolProof RV Guide helps you find the right RV at the right price.

 

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Car Buying Guide

Car Buying Guide

Did you know a dealer or online auto service can sell or lease you a new  set of wheels for exactly what the dealer paid the manufacturer and  still make $500 to $1,500 on just the car itself?  Read on to find out more.

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Home Buying Guide

Home Buying Guide

Home ownership is a huge financial step.  The FoolProof Home Buying Guide can help you plan for the total process whether you are a first time home buyer or a veteran.

 

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Boat Guide

Boat Guide

If you’ve ever gunned the engine of any watercraft, whether it’s a ten-foot dingy or a thirty-foot cruiser, you know how exhilarating boating can be.  This guide will show you how to purchase one!

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Privacy Rights

Privacy Rights

Every worry about identity theft?  Worry about the dangers of the web? Mind if I read your private emails or browse  through your medical records? This section takes you into the scary  world of privacy and identity theft.

 

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Fifty Plus Guide

Fifty Plus Guide

This guide is filled with resources for adults as they pass fifty and look forward to enjoying their "empty nest" and retirement years.

 

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Remar's Report

Remar's Report

Remar Sutton has been a leading consumer advocate in America for over twenty-five years, and is your independent consumer spokesperson.

 

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Gen Y with Will

Gen Y with Will

Will deHoo has been a leading consumer advocate for young people in America since 2003 and is the person responsible for the excellent “FoolProof” financial education program.

 

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Drew's News

Drew's News

Twice a month, Drew Guthrie will bring breaking news directly to you on this website.

 

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