Get Help At Free Tax Prep Clinics On Tax Day From Harlem To Hollis

It’s unfair and a little maddening that filing a tax return can still be so complicated, expensive, or both for so many people. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs’ Releases Reports On Paid Care Workers In NYC

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled Lifting up Paid Care Work: Year One of New York City’s Paid Care Division. Continue Reading →

NYC Warns Harlemites And Others About Growing Students Loan Debt Crisis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) Nicole Perry today, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, spoke about the growing consumer concern related to student loan debt, and encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of free City tools and resources. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Charges Against Bail Bond Agent Marvin Morgan

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced charges against bail bond agent Marvin Morgan, and several insurance and management companies for engaging in deceptive and unlawful trade practices that preyed on vulnerable New Yorkers desperate to help bring their loved ones home. Continue Reading →

Student Loan Outcomes Vary From Harlem To Hollis Yet Higher Among Older Borrowers And Low Incomes Areas

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York today announced the findings of Student Loan Borrowing Across NYC Neighborhoods (the Report), the first neighborhood-level examination of student loan outcomes. Continue Reading →

Department of Consumer Affairs Issue Holiday Shopping Tips

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today issued the following Holiday Shopping Tips to protect consumers’ identity and money during the holiday season. Continue Reading →

DCA’s Lorelei Salas Launches Online Scheduling Service For Free Financial Counseling

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of online scheduling for the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers, which provide free, one-on-one financial counseling. Continue Reading →

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