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Closing the book on Colfax

Today, we announce an enforcement action against Colfax Capital Corporation and its subsidiary Culver Capital, LLC for engaging in unlawful lending practices that targeted and financially harmed servicemembers.

Although the name Colfax Capital Corporation might be new to some, this is actually the last gasp of a chameleon-like company with a long and deplorable record of preying on servicemembers.

Pension advances come at a very steep price

If you’re retired and trying to make ends meet, here’s a pitch that might catch your interest: “Convert tomorrow’s pension checks into hard cash today.”

Sound tempting? Think again. Pension advances, also advertised as pension sales, loans, or buyouts, can come at a very steep price.

Social Security Administration warns about online look-alikes

Looking for information about Social Security? Make sure you’re going to the right place.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is warning that it’s found Twitter handles, Facebook pages, websites and apps that look official but aren’t connected to the agency. Sometimes they’re outright scams to steal your personal information.

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Getting Help, Scam Alert

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