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August 6, 2018 New Financial Guide for Veterans
November 22, 2017 Consumer Agency Urges Responsible Use of “Plastic” During Holiday Gift-Giving Season
September 8, 2017 State Officials Provide Information and Guidance for Mainers in Response to Data Breach at Equifax
July 20, 2017 State Officials Caution the Public about Scams Related to Tax Collections
May 30, 2017 With Summer Car and Truck Sales Events Underway, State Officials Offer Free Auto Buying and Financing Guide
February 16, 2017 State Officials Offer Auto Buying and Financing Guide In Time for Presidents’ Day Sales
January 6, 2017 State Offers New Consumer Booklet Free to Maine Residents: “On the Money – A Young Person’s Guide to Personal Finance”
December 29, 2016 State Consumer Protection Officials Announce ‘Top 10’ New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Financial Health
November 18, 2016 State Officials Offer Free Consumer Financial Protection Publication as “Black Friday” and Holiday Shopping Season Approach: Downeaster Common Sense Guide: Credit Cards, Paper or Plastic
August 22, 2016 Governor and Other State Officials Announce New Consumer Financial Protection Publication -- Downeaster Common Sense Guide to High Interest/High Cost Loans
August 17, 2016 State Officials Announce New Consumer Financial Protection Publication: Downeaster Common Sense Guide to High Interest/High Cost Loans
May 26, 2016 In Advance of Holiday Auto Sales Events, State Officials Highlight Free Auto Buying and Financing Guide
March 4, 2016 State Officials Announce Free Resources and Activities to Assist Maine Residents for National Consumer Protection Week
February 12, 2016 State Officials Offer New Auto Buying and Financing Guide Specially Designed for Presidents’ Day Sales
December 9, 2015 State Officials Issue Warning about Phony IRS Calls, and Offer Free Anti-Scam Publications
November 24, 2015 State Officials Announce New Consumer Financial Protection Publications as Holiday Shopping Season Arrives
October 14, 2015 State Officials Advise Consumers of New Maine File Freeze Law
July 20, 2015 State Consumer Protection Officials Announce New Publication--Downeaster Common Sense Guide to Automobile Buying and Financing
January 12, 2015 Governor and Consumer Protection Officials Announce New Publication: Downeaster Common Sense Guide to Credit Bureaus and Credit Reports
August 22, 2014 State Officials Announce New Consumer Protection Publication: Gone Phishing – Identifying and Avoiding Consumer Scams
August 18, 2014 State Officials Issue Consumer Protection Alert Following Data Breach Announcement by Shaw’s Parent Company
July 15, 2014 Maine State Officials Issue Warning about Fake Offers of Government Grants in Exchange for Advance Fee
February 27, 2014 Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection Issues Comprehensive Home Mortgage Guide
Free Foreclosure Prevention Clinics to be Held
Capital Mortgage Group shut down
March 13, 2006 State to Study Predatory Mortgage Lending
March 3, 2006 Maine Consumers Targeted in Bogus Government Grant Scam
July 11, 2005

Mortgage Prepayment Penalties an Unpleasant Surprise for Many Consumers, say Regulators

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