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Warm weather brings out the crooks

There are many legitimate door-to-door salespeople, but there are some bad apples you need to know about.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Consumer Reports

Passports ... the true expiration dates

If you are planning a trip abroad, you may be surprised to learn that many countries require passports be valid six months beyond the date of return.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, passports

When 'no' means 'yes'

Negative options schemes are still causing problems for consumers.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Jesse Willms, Federal Trade Commission

Is it really a renewal?

Is the magazine renewal offer from the publisher or a company trying to take your money?

Monday - 04/09/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker

Eliminate your debts?

A website promises a legal way to pay off your mortgage, as well as clear up your credit card debts. Should you believe the claims?

Friday - 04/06/2012, 11:52am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Internet Crime Complaint Center

Trip insurance

If you are traveling this summer, have you considered trip insurance?

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 11:36am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, insurance

Medical emergency trip insurance

The way your trip insurance policy defines a medical emergency may have a significant effect on your family.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, insurance

When free isn't free

It is a scam that is becoming more and more common.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Scam

Driving pet peeves

An email from Carol reminded me that many people need driver's ed and a lesson in manners.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 07:38am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Watkins Mill High School, driver

More on new nutritional labels

As of early March, food products such as ground chicken, beef and turkey must carry detailed nutritional labeling.

Friday - 03/30/2012, 10:37am EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, nutrition

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