Author: Matt Woodcheke

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with the California State Athletic Commission At Bellator 214

Much more goes into a mixed martial arts fight than simply determining the winner and loser. For the men and women of the California State Athletic Commission, the health and safety of combatants is paramount. Earlier this year, the Department of Consumer Affairs sent a camera crew behind the scenes at Bellator 214: Fedor vs…

What is a Professional Fiduciary?

Nothing can prepare you for the experience of caring for a family member or friend in declining health. You may live far away, lack the appropriate skills, or be unprepared for the emotional burden of caring for another person. A professional fiduciary can help you to ease that burden. Professional fiduciaries are neutral, objective third…

May is National Moving Month

Spring is in full swing, and summer’s just around the corner. As temperatures rise in California, so do home sales, and that means people start thinking about moving. May is National Moving Month, and the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Household Goods and Services (BHGS), regulator of the home moving and storage industry…

Considering For-Profit College? Look Out For These Red Flags

In March, Argosy University became the latest chain of for-profit colleges to announce a sudden and unexpected closure after the United States Department of Education ended their ability to access federally-backed student loan funding, known as Title IV funds. In response, the California Office of Student Assistance and Relief (OSAR) has begun the process of…

Moving? Don’t Get Taken For A Ride – Watch Out For These Red Flags

With moving season right around the corner, predatory moving companies will be out looking to make a fast buck – or a few thousand bucks – off unsuspecting California consumers. The California Bureau of Household Goods and Services (BHGS) regulates household movers performing moves of household goods and personal effects over any public highway in…