Correcting Bank Account Errors
Here you can find helpful information and steps to take when you find an error on your bank account.
Listed are the appropriate steps to take and how to locate information.
By: Federal Insurance Depository Commission (FDIC)
What You Should Know About Your Credit Report
If you have ever applied for a credit card, a personal loan, insurance, or a job, there is probably a company keeping a credit file or credit report about you. This file contains information about where you live and work, how you pay your bills, or whether you have been sued, arrested, or have filed for bankruptcy.
By: Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Social Security Representative Payment Program
The Representative Payment Program provides financial management for Social Security and SSI payments of beneficiaries who are incapable of managing their payments. Here you can find detailed information about the program and answers to frequently-asked questions.
By: Social Security Administration
Guardianship and Conservatorship -- What You Need to Know
The Alaska Court System's Family Law Self-Help Center provides online information about guardianship and conservatorship. This site offers basic information, a link to the forms needed to start a guardianship/conservatorship case for an adult, and contact information if you have questions about guardianship in general.
By: Family Law Self-Help Center
100 Questions and Answers About Buying a New Home
An excellent website of Questions and Home Buying Answers.
By: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Accessibility Modification Grants
In partnership with local non-profits, AHFC provides funds to allow senior citizens, (those over 60 years of age) to make accessibility modifications to their homes, thereby extending their ability to live independently in the community.
By: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Helping People Avoid Predatory Lending Practices
How Identity Theft Happens
There are many ways that criminals can obtain your personal information. This resource provides information and details on how identity theft may occur and how to prevent identity theft from happening.
By: U.S. Dept of Education, Office of the Inspector General
Reduce Your Risk
Identity theft is becoming big business and a very real threat to all of us. Personal information in the wrong hands quickly can cost us. Here are some things you can do to help reduce the chances of being a victim of these scams and thefts.
By: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of the Inspector General
What To Do If you are a Victim of Identity Theft
If you suspect that your personal information has been misused to commit fraud or theft, act immediately, and keep a detailed record of your conversations and correspondence. Your first three steps that should be taken immediately are listed here, as well as other follow-up procedures. Helpful forms can be found in the forms folder.
By: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Inspector General
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