Saturday, March 08, 2008

Everyone in Ann Arbor Needs a Shredder!

Today's Ann Arbor News has an interesting, tho a bit scary, article about identity theft. Ann Arbor was ranked 3rd among metropolitan areas in the state for fraud complaints and 2nd in Michigan for identity theft complaints.

You've heard it before, but again - shred all documents, including those frequent solicitations for opening new charge accounts; do not give any personal info to strangers over the phone; check your credit report occasionally.

To read the full Ann Arbor News article click here.

Monday, March 03, 2008

Having Trouble Making Your Mortgage Payments?

You are not alone. Our recent housing boom led to a record homeownership rate of nearly 70%, but some homeowners are now facing problems making their mortgage payments and cannot refinance their loans. But, for many, there is help. Read more