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Check With Your Lender Before Taking out a High-Interest, Short-Term Loan

As a result of COVID-19, many Ohioans are now facing unemployment or uncertainty about the length of their employment. Explore and understand your options before taking out a high-interest, short-term loan.


Beware of Phony Work-From-Home Offers and Other Job-Related Scams

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected businesses and their employees. Ohioans searching for new job opportunities should beware of employment scams, such as fake offers to work from home.


Follow These Legitimate Resources for Accurate COVID-19 Updates

Turning to credible sources for the latest COVID-19 news will keep you informed while helping to stop the spread of misinformation. Read on to find reliable resources.  


AG Yost Warns of an Outbreak of Scams Related to Coronavirus

Scammers are taking advantage of the fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 to prey on consumers. Protect yourself with tips from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.