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Global Connections complaint

The name may change but the game is the same. I call it the "Travel Club Runaround."

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 11:40am EST

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Global Connections

Should you freeze your credit record?

While the concern about identity theft is legitimate, there are a lot of exaggerations about how frequently it occurs.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 01:19pm EST


Of Consuming Interest - 7/17/11

Chris Cole, of the Independent Community Bankers of America, discusses how regulations affect bank services and impact consumers.

Sunday - 07/17/2011, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: of consuming interest, chris cole, Shirley Rooker, independent community bankers of america


More about your credit score

There are a lot of myths out there about what does and doesn't affect those credit scores.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 12:01am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, credit scores, credit score

Monitoring your credit score

Are you concerned that checking your credit record will result in a lowering of your credit score?

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 12:01am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, credit score

Frivolous claims to escape paying taxes

Still reeling from the taxes you had to pay this year? Well, don't fall for some of the frivolous reasons people have given for not paying them.

Monday - 07/11/2011, 12:01am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, internal revenue service, taxes

Buying clubs causing problems

Our listeners are receiving confirmations for services they don't recognize and don't want.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 11:40am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, buying clubs

Are you the real parking attendant?

A family went to an exhibition and found the closest parking was in a private, open-air lot. As they pulled in, a man blocked the entrance and asked them to prepay the $12 fee, which they did.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker,

Goodbye to Verizon's time and weather

It's like saying goodbye to an old friend. After nearly 30 years, it's gone!

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 12:01am EDT

Tags: verizon, Shirley Rooker,

Bank account maintenance fees

A WTOP listener writes that she just discovered she was paying a monthly $15 maintenance fee on a money market account because the balance was too low. Is this happening to you?

Monday - 07/04/2011, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, bank account fees

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