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PHONE COMPANIES BEING PUSHED TO BLOCK ROBOCALLS - Everyone hates these calls. So why aren’t the phone companies doing more to help block them?
WANT ROBOCALLS FROM YOUR BANK ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE? - The nation’s bankers want the FCC to change the rules, so they can make robocalls to your cellphone. Consumer groups are up in arms.
MILITARY LENDING ACT 'LOOPHOLES' ARE COSTING TROOPS MONEY - The Department of Defense has proposed regulations that it believes will protect military families from predatory lenders.
SELLING YOUR OLD PHONE OR COMPUTER ONLINE? - Watch out for potential pitfalls of selling old electronic devices this way. Some customers who’ve tried this are greatly dissatisfied.
INTUIT GETS SLAMMED FOR CHANGES IN TURBOTAX DELUXE - Intuit changed the desktop version of its best-selling TurboTax Deluxe and hundreds of past customers are responding with negative reviews.
IS THIS THE RIGHT TIME TO BUY A NEW CAR? - Looking to buy a car before the end of the year? Be careful of all the year-end clearance hype.
HOLIDAY RETURN FRAUD WILL COST RETAILERS BILLIONS - Some of this fraud is committed by criminal gangs, but it’s also done by a lot of other people who try to get unwarranted cash or store credit.
MANY HAPPY RETURNS - Some major retailers are being a bit more generous with their holiday return policies this year, but you still need to know the rules.
DEBT COLLECTORS HOUND GRANDMA AND GRANDPA - Faced with a fixed income and constantly rising cost of living, many seniors now spend their "golden years" juggling bills and fending off debt collectors.
AMERICANS DROWNING IN UNCOLLECTED MEDICAL DEBT - Medical debt is hurting the creditworthiness of 43 million Americans and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says more needs to be done to protect people them.

 
SHOW #42 (January 18, 2015) - Is your fitness tracker spying on you? Also: Update on measles outbreak, Still Alice highlights early-onset Alzheimer’s, banks want to robocall customers cellphones, dogs that bite and Consumer Reports rates smartphones.
SHOW #41 (January 11, 2015) - Don't waste your money on diet pills. Also: Tips for filling out the FAFSA form, how to pay down that holiday credit card debt, interest rate predictions for 2015 and top dog names of the year.
SHOW #40 (January 4, 2015) - Home sales in Seattle are HOT, HOT, HOT! Also: Email etiquette, checking account fees go up again, cellphone customers crammed for unauthorized charges, pudgy pets, Consumer Reports ‘best value’ cars.
SHOW #39 (December 28, 2014) - Sony data breach - lessons learned. Also: Tips on making holiday returns, how to avoid timeshare sale or resale scams, caring for senior pets and Consumer Reports rates AA batteries.
SHOW #38 (December 21, 2014) - America is drowning in medical debt. Also: Where to get the best price on tires, microchipping your pets, ID thieves can be family members, Christmas movies and airport food ratings.
SHOW #37 (December 14, 2014) - Last minute holiday shopping advice. Also: The staggering cost of health care, tips on adopting a shelter pet, privacy problems with mobile apps and a review of the new Hobbit movie.
SHOW #36 (December 7, 2014) - The 411 on free credit scores. Also: A new study finds that victims of identity theft can suffer a heavy emotional toll, the pros and cons of pet insurance and why it might be time to ditch your debit card.
SHOW #35 (November 30, 2014) - New satisfaction ratings for cellphone services. Also: Everything you need to know about gift cards, Consumer Reports Naughty & Nice List, the Target breach one year later, and a new survey on impulse shopping.
SHOW #34 (November 23, 2014) - How to be a savvy holiday shopper. Also: Cheap tires aren't a bargain, lessons learned from an ID thief, FOX TV airs Thanksgiving special for pet adoptions, WA helps families cope with in-home care for Alzheimer’s patients.
SHOW #33 (November 16, 2014) - Simple ways to 'catify' your house. Also: More on The Home Depot data breach, help a loved-one with Alzheimer’s deal with hoiday stress, prepaid debit cards, charity scams and pop-up turkey thermometers.


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