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Consumer Finance FAQ
Idaho Department of Finance Frequesntly Asked Questions (FAQ) about Consumer Finance.
Credit Card and Debit Card Protections and Rights Factsheets
The National Consumer Law Center has created guides addressing your credit card and debit card protections and legal rights. For more information, please view the attached factsheets.
Fair Housing - Predatory Lending
What is predatory lending? Predatory lending is the practice of preying on, or taking advantage of, an individual or group of people that may have a difficult time buying or refinancing a home...
Guide to Protecting Long-term Care Residents from Financial Exploitation
To equip assisted living and nursing facility staff with the know-how to prevent and spot the warning signs of elder financial abuse, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers a guide to...
Lending and the Fair Housing Act
Discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited by the Fair Housing Act. The Act makes it unlawful to engage in discriminatory practices based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex,...
Long-Term Care: Is Private Insurance Right For You?
It’s a task that few of us look forward to: arranging for help to be there if, as senior citizens, we are no longer able to care for ourselves. For 1.4 million seniors, that care comes in a...
Mortgage Rescue Scams Guide
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has created a guide on how to recognize and protect yourself from mortgage rescue scams. Please see the attached for more information.
Protecting Your Home Brochure
This brochure was created by Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. to advise seniors on how to protect their home in relation to issues like Medicaid, foreclosure, deed, reverse mortgages, and letting...
Ten Things to Know about Reverse Mortgages from HUD
Reverse mortgages are becoming popular in America. HUD's Federal Housing Administration (FHA) created one of the first. The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) is FHA's reverse mortgage program...
Tips for Avoiding a Predatory Mortgage Loan
A predatory mortgage is a needlessly expensive home loan that provides no financial benefit to the gorrower in return fo the extra costs. In many cases, homeowners are deceived about the loan's...
Resources and information related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including protections under the CARES Act, evictions, unemployment benefits, garnishment of wages, etc.
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How to Avoid Identity Theft
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Health and Medical Benefits Community Resources
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Complaint Against a Guardian or Conservator
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Federal Fair Housing Act
How to File a Fair Housing Complaint
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Foreclosure and Covid-19
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