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Jul 15, 2013 2:58PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

'Tis the season for door-to-door scams. When somebody you don't know comes a'knocking with a service you didn't ask for, beware!

Jul 12, 2013 3:40PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

One of the companies using robo-calls from 'Rachel at Cardholder Services' to scam consumers is penalized $9.2 million.

Jul 9, 2013 2:31PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

The largest debt collection agency in the world is penalized $3.2 million for harassing consumers who owed money.

Jul 8, 2013 1:44PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Study of online reviews finds many more 'counterfeit' than originally believed. And not from paid reviewers, either.

Jul 1, 2013 4:53PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

The National Consumers League says the sites can be very deceptive, cost people a lot of money, and that consumers should stay away.

Jun 29, 2013 1:24AM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

If you're looking for a used car, be sure the one you're considering actually exists. The Better Business Bureau offers tips for keeping safe online and being sure the 'deal' you're pursuing is real.

Jun 28, 2013 1:52PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

You suspected as much. Now a Northwestern University study proves that, at least in certain circumstances, it's true.

Jun 25, 2013 2:46PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Consumers nationwide are still getting mystery charges on their mobile phone bills.



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