Investors should discuss cybersecurity with their financial professionals

With an ever-growing list of financial institutions targeted by organized cyber-attacks, the Department of Financial Regulation reminds investors that it is important to understand how their personal information is being protected by financial firms.

DFR report on Act 199

During the 2013-2014 Legislative session, the Department of Financial Regulation was asked to conduct a study on crowdfunding, licensed lending, the Vermont Small Business Offering Exemption, and electronic insurance notices. 

The National Flood Insurance Program

WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) call center pilot program to serve and support policyholders with the servicing of their claims.

Flood insurance claims can be complicated, and policyholders may have questions in the days and weeks following a disaster.

Buying a ‘used’ car? Where did it come from? Has it been damaged by flood?

Due to the heavy rains and flooding this spring throughout the country, thousands of cars have been flooded — which means that used-car shoppers should be on alert for out-of-state vehicles that could be hiding serious water damage.

Be aware before you share

DFR urges consumers to check insurance policies before sharing rides, rooms.
The new “sharing economy” is changing the landscape of small business in the U.S. and Vermont.  

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