Why do you need a solid website disclaimer??? Disclaimers help protect you and your business from potential legal liability ⚖️ Be transparent and inform users as to the limitations that apply to your product or service. For example, under the FDA advertising rules, if your product has not been reviewed and approved for a particular […]

Nearly 1/3 of some “Pre-Approved” offers resulted in denials…

A big credit company is being sued for using tactics to persuade consumers into applying for loans they weren’t qualified for. They would claim that the consumer was ‘pre-approved’ and told them that they had ‘90% odds’ to sway them. ADDITIONALLY this company required lots of personal information from consumers to use their services. Guess […]

Buying tickets…

Have you ever found yourself asking why a $150 ticket ended up costing you closer to $200? My family loves going to the theater, so we have plenty of experience with ticket buying. It is SO FRUSTRATING to see all of these up-charges on tickets! Don’t even get me started on the ‘processing’ fees 😅 […]

I’ve been trying to tell you…

This week the California Attorney General announced “California’s first-in-the-nation landmark privacy law” case in which a major business was fined $1.2 million for NONCOMPLIANCE. This case is the warning that California AG’s office is taking action against those who are not following the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on their websites. Many businesses will be […]

Do you advertise to kids?

Did you know that there are special rules to protect kids from advertising? It’s vital that you understand that the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) rules apply to ALL advertising targeting children – regardless of the medium. If you are advertising to children under the age of 13, you are susceptible to fines, suspensions, […]

Student loans, UGH!

Student loans have always been a topic of interest among students of all ages.  With so much pressure to repay their loans, students are often susceptible to falling for debt-relief schemes… A new case by the FTC resulted in more than $822,000 refunded to students, who were scammed by a company offering student loan relief.  […]

First Day of School for Me!

Believe it or not… It’s the last Friday of August.  How time flies! 😄 I’ll be going in to teach my first class of the semester today and I’m so excited! I love being able to share my many years of legal knowledge with a new generation of students.  It can be challenging at times […]

Canna Marketing

Cannabidiol (CBD) product marketing can be VERY tricky. …and over the years it has only gotten more complex with an influx in CBD sales. An Arizona-based company was recently fined over $30,000 for false and unsupported claims that were deceiving consumers. This company was claiming that their product was a cure for many conditions including, […]

Do you really owe that $$$?

Have you ever received a weird email saying you had to pay a debt you didn’t know you owed?  Maybe a text from an unknown number?  Spam calls, texts, and emails are so common nowadays that we often think we can see right through them… However, they’re getting more and more realistic.  The FTC has […]


We’ve all been there… Some companies say FREE and then charge you a service fee. or shipping fee. or a processing fee… Despite how often we see it happen, this is an 🗣ILLEGAL practice. Not only will your company be fined, but you’ll often be BANNED from selling or providing a service. Recently, a loaning […]