Nov 21, 2007

Grace period getting shorter for paying credit card bills

To avoid getting late payment fees, pay attention to notices from your bank.

Coupons from cell phones

Here is an example of what might be coming to your community.

Coping with cell phone spam

The spam coming in on cell phones costs you money.

Is your password a pushover?

To many of us are guilty of using weak passwords.

Nov 18, 2007

Cranky over cell phone charger

Hand cranked cell phone charger said not to be worth it.

Nov 16, 2007

Consumers misunderstand privacy notices

Those privacy notices you get in the mail may not be what you think they are. After the first paragraphs where the company tells you how important your privacy is, they may go on to tell you that they are actually sharing your private information.

Staying safe and getting the best deal online

Optical stores flunk test

Problems with your eyes could be problems with your glasses.

Study finds many retailers easy to hack

Alleges that criminal can go down the street with a laptop and harvest and steal identities.

Nov 4, 2007

WKOW-TV warns about a new credit card scam

You can stop financial junk mail starting in January

Congress says financial companies have to offer you opt outs for junk mail.

Questionable marketing gets around No Call List

Some companies are trying to get you to unknowingly sign off on the No Call List.

More help for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision?

Kipplinger's reports that Congress may provide more funding for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

What to look for when purchasing a computer

Walt Mossberg's advice when buying a new computer.