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We take an oath to tell the truth in a courtroom, before testifying in front a jury of our peers. We promise prospective employers that our integrity includes telling the truth at work. We confirm our truthfulness at the altar by saying “I do.” If we tell the truth as a matter of fact, then […]

Shortly after the advent of print advertising, someone with too much time on his or her hands came up with the idea called bait and switch. It started in the horse trading industry, when buyers arrived to purchase muscular stallions only to find a frail donkeys waiting in the barn. The penalty for bait and […]

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You sail through the job interview process, or so it seems. Your dream job turns into a legal nightmare when the prospective employer holds something against you that has nothing to do with your professional credentials. It has to do with your health. Yes, many employers still dig deep into health records to vet job […]

John Reed remembers a story told by his parents shortly after he entered the market to purchase a home. “Mom and Dad talked a lot about how a real estate agent and a bank tried to drive up the price of a property they wanted to buy outside of Denver. This happened in 1962. When […]

You have read or heard about massive recalls that involve automobiles and automobile parts. There is a legal reason why the recalls receive national publicity. Passed by Congress in 1966, the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act not only created the motor vehicle recall process, the landmark piece of legislation also set the standard […]

As one of the most influential federal consumer protection laws, the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA) of 1914 continues to enforce antitrust statutes more that 100 years after President Woodrow Wilson signed the ground breaking legislation. The FTCA established the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which thoroughly investigates consumer claims of fraudulent business practices and all […]

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Your cell phone rings and your heart begins to pound. No, your racing heart is not caused by a call from a secret admirer. Instead, your racing heart is caused by a phone call from a creditor that demands immediate payment of what you owe on a loan or credit card bill. Tired of the […]

If the American financial meltdown that began in late 2007 taught us anything, the lesson learned was that the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) represents one of the most important consumer protection laws ever passed by the United Sates Congress. After an extensive review of what caused the financial meltdown of 2007-08, it became apparent […]

In September of 1982, Johnson & Johnson recalled every type of the company’s popular Tylenol products because someone tampered with the mostly pain medications by injecting deadly potassium cyanide into the pills. The deadly episode forced legislators at the federal level to modify product safety laws by changing the way drug companies package over the […]

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With the exception of your Social Security number, no other number has more of an impact on your life than the impact made by your credit score. Credit scores influence lender decisions on whether to offer you credit cards and loans for big ticket items, such as a home and automobile. Even employers use credit […]