Tag Archives: Maine

Attention all Mainers: Freeze your credit; it’s free

If you’re like most people, you probably lock your house, your car doors, your iPhone — maybe even your office and locker at the gym. But did you know that by default, your credit report is unlocked? That’s right — no PIN. No password. Credit reports are compiled by the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, […]

5 easy ways to cut heating costs this winter

With winter just two weeks away and temperatures already hovering around freezing, Mainers are starting to crank up the heat. As the frigid days arrive, heating costs are always a big concern in the state. According to a weekly heating fuel price survey conducted by the Governor’s Energy Office, the current statewide average cash price […]

Nearly 4,000 Maine cars covered by VW settlement; how to claim your money

As part of the biggest false advertising case in the history of the Federal Trade Commission, Volkswagen will spend about $10 billion to compensate owners and lessees of VW and Audio 2.0 liter diesel cars. This week the FTC announced an agreement to settle claims that VW rigged 475,000 vehicles because they didn’t meet emissions […]