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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: Call for Action, 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: Call for Action, 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: Call for Action, 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: Call for Action, 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: Call for Action

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, Call for Action

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: Call for Action, bank account fees

Of Consuming Interest - 7/3/11

Rory Crawford, a moving consultant with J. K. Moving and Storage, discusses how consumers can choose the best mover, ways to check out movers, and how to complain if there is a problem.

Sunday - 07/03/2011, 08:16am EDT

Tags: of consuming interest, rory crawford


A home warranty mystery

The invoice was for the renewal of their home warranty. Just one problem: They didn't have a home warranty.

Friday - 07/01/2011, 03:18pm EDT

Tags: Call for Action, home warranty

Should you purchase a travel club membership?

The offer of two free round-trip airline tickets to any major international airport anywhere in the continental United States is very attractive. You love to travel and your budget is tight.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 11:50am EDT

Tags: Call for Action

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