FTC Charges Settled By CVS After Deceptive Prescription Pricing For Seniors And Disabled Consumers

Stories like this scare me. Especially when I have family that utilizes these pharmacies and participates in the Medicare program. If you’re using Part D prescription drugs from CVS, read on…. It was announced late last week that the CVS Caremark Corporation has settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for deceptive pricing charges that … Read more

Beware Of Breast Cancer… And Breast Cancer Scams

It’s that time of the year folks; charity walks, pink ribbons and women posting obscure Facebook status updates in honor of, you guessed it, Breast Cancer Awareness month! Due to the awareness (and sometimes re-awareness) of this cancer and month charities and foundations usually see a spike in donations during the month of October for … Read more

Husband Deserted Me While I Was Being Treated for Breast Cancer. – Wendy

“Dear Steve, Recovering breast cancer, single mom. (Husband desserted me during treatment). Able to buy a house on my own after borrowing from my retirement. In credit card debt over $20,000 now before I realized it. Emotionally wanted to make myself and kids happy. Mistake Do these debt bailouts ruin your credit? Can I get … Read more

My Husband Said This Would Make the Creditors Not Want to Sue Us. – Quicksand

“Dear Steve, I have an excellent credit score up until mid 2009. I am not going to burden you with what happened that had led me into this situation. I was always able to keep up all the payments, however difficult it was. I have approx. 90,000 in debt before going into default. I have … Read more

Where Do I Find Income While Recovering From Breast Cancer? – Bonnie

“Dear Steve, I am a single girl diagnosed with breast cancer this summer. I live paycheck to paycheck. I have not worked for 4 weeks due to surgery and am about to start chemo in a couple weeks and I’m not sure when I will be able to return to work. I’m using all my … Read more