Tag Archives: Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance

State Fire Marshal’s Office Reminds Tennesseans to Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen for Thanksgiving

NASHVILLE – As families across Tennessee gather for Thanksgiving Day feasts on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) remind Tennesseans that the recipe for a safe celebration includes fire safe cooking habits. Unfortunately, cooking equipment is a …

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State Grant Program Will Provide $5 Million to Purchase Equipment for Tennessee Volunteer Fire Departments

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (“SFMO”) proudly announce that applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, from volunteer fire departments for $5 million in grants through the Volunteer Firefighter Equipment and Training Grant Program. Created by legislation …

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TDCI’s Securities Division Reminds Consumers to Use Caution when Taking Advice from “Finfluencers”

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (“TDCI”) Division of Securities is joining the North American Securities Administrators Association (“NASAA”) to recommend that investors use caution when considering advice from social media financial influencers, or “finfluencers.” A finfluencer is a person who, by virtue of their popular or …

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TDCI, State Board of Accountancy Offers Tax-Filing Tips for Tennessee Consumers Ahead of Tax Day

Tax Day is Monday, April 18, 2022 NASHVILLE – With Tax Day (Monday, April 18, 2022) approaching, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Regulatory Boards and the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy are sharing important tax-filing information to assist Tennessee consumers during this busy season. The Tennessee …

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Governor Lee’s Budget Proposal Continues Historic Support for Tennessee Law Enforcement and Fire Service

Governor Lee’s Historic Budget Proposal Provides Increased Protection and Safety for Tennessee Consumers NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee made historic proposals in his 2022-23 budget that will further improve Tennessee’s standing as a national leader for law enforcement, firefighter training, and consumer protection. During Governor Lee’s fourth State of the …

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TN ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMMERCE & INSURANCE JOIN CFTC TO STOP $68 MILLION PRECIOUS METALS SCHEME

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) are participating in a consolidated enforcement action to stop a fraudulent precious metals scheme that resulted in solicitations exceeding $68 million from at least 450 investors nationwide.  The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office- on behalf of …

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TDCI Reminds Consumers to Focus on Identity Theft Prevention Tips To Protect Their Finances and Personal Information

Identity Theft Awareness Week is Jan. 31 — Feb. 4, 2022 NASHVILLE – As identity thieves prey on unsuspecting Tennesseans, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance reminds consumers to be vigilant and focus on identity theft detection and prevention methods. The Federal Trade Commission’s Sentinel Network identified over 15,000 instances …

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