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5 Ways to Be Charitable on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Wherever you are on the income scale, there's always a way to be generous to others in need without damaging your own budget. Generally, if money is tight, give your time. And if both time and money are tight, you can get creative. Consider these steps first.

Consumer Debt Buyer To Pay Millions To Settle Deception Allegations

AP | By JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's largest consumer debt buyers will pay a $2.5 million civil fine to settle deception allegations. The Federal Trade ...

Marketers Accused Of Creating Fake News Sites

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect to see fewer "newsy" online advertisements hawking acai berry diet pills. Federal regulators announced settl...

Reebok To Pay Millions Over False 'Toning Shoes' Claims

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

Reebok International Ltd has agreed to pay $25 million to settle charges that it made unsupported claims that its "toning shoes" provide extra mus...

Telephone Scam Uses Make-A-Wish Foundation's Name To Steal From Seniors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A massive telephone sweepstakes scam targeting elderly Americans and exploiting the good names of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the U.S. Federal Trade C...