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Prepaid debit cards

They may look alike, but prepaid debit cards are not the same as credit cards or regular debit cards.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 05:59am EDT

Tags: Call for Action, prepaid debit cards

Shopping for car insurance

Shopping around for a better car insurance rate doesn't always bear fruit. But it may reveal how different companies evaluate driving records.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 05:55am EDT

Tags: Call for Action, car insurance

When not responding means 'yes'

You may be wondering how it can be legal to sign someone up for a service they don't want and never ordered. Well, it isn't.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Call for Action,

Is it a job or a scam?

There are legitimate mystery shopper jobs but they don't require you to send money to a third party.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Call for Action, Federal Trade Commission

Will you really get a rebate?

Consumers complain about rebate requests that are denied or returned as undeliverable. And now there are other reasons to be concerned.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Call for Action, Consumer Reports, rebates

Do energy saving gadgets work?

The cost of gas provides a fertile field for crooks promoting devices that are supposed to increase gas mileage.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Call for Action, Federal Trade Commission

Is it really a 'free' cruise?

As you examine the state of your budget, you may think how nice it would be to get a travel certificate for a free cruise.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Call for Action,

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: Call for Action, 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: Call for Action, passports

When 'no' means 'yes'

Negative options schemes are still causing problems for consumers.

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

Tags: Call for Action, Jesse Willms, Federal Trade Commission

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