Foreclosure Prevention Toolkit

FDIC has published this online took kit to help homeowners prevent unnecessary foreclosures and stop foreclosure “rescue” scams that promise false hope to consumers at risk of losing their homes.

* Is Foreclosure Knocking at Your Door? This brochure explains how mortgage modification programs can help those at risk of foreclosure save their home.

* Beware of Foreclosure Rescue Scams. This brochure provides information on common scams, tips for detecting fraudulent deals, and resources for reporting criminal activity.

* The Your Own Home module of the FDIC’s Money Smart curriculum encourages homeowners to promptly seek help to avoid foreclosure and avoid scams.

About Jill Michaux

Jill Michaux is a Kansas bankruptcy attorney. She can be found on Google+. She and her partner, Mark Neis, are Topeka's only board certified consumer bankruptcy law specialists.