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FTC Halts Fake News Sites About Deceitful Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products

We’ve covered the deceitful acai berry weight-loss products over the past year on our site (see here, here and here). It was announced on Wednesday that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has stopped six operators from using fake news site that allegedly deceived consumers about this product. Six online marketers agreed to settlements with the Federal Trade Commission that will ... Read More »

Money Saving Strategies for New Parents

Can I Afford to Work - Or Stay Home?

You’ve heard the statistics: it’s going to take a zillion dollars to clothe, feed and take care of your child until adulthood. And that doesn’t include college — or the money you’ll spend if they stick around after 18! But you’re plunging into parenthood anyway. Good for you! You don’t have to go completely into hock to raise your child ... Read More »

Consumer Reports: Credit Card Caution

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Consumer Reports: Credit Card Caution KKTV 11 News, CO - 46 minutes ago American credit card debt is up more than eight percent from a year ago. That's the highest amount ever recorded. In these tough economic times, ... Read More »

Consumers Pissed Off at Credit Card Companies. One-Third Don’t Even Have a Credit Card.

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Credit card holders are angry. More than a one-third (32%) have paid off and closed a card since January 2008, and half of those that canceled did so in direct response to the actions of credit-card issuers, such as cutting limits, hiking rates, or imposing fees, according to a national poll by Consumer Reports. Twenty-one percent of respondents said they ... Read More »

Consumer Reports Debt Settlement Article to Come

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A little birdie in the wind told me that Consumer Reports is working on an article that involves debt settlement services. This person said they got the impression that the article was going to not be supportive of debt settlement companies, and in many ways, that’s a shame. Settling your debts for less that you owe can be problematic but ... Read More »

Early voting records fall; Arditti hitting credit cards to finance

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Early voting records fall; Arditti hitting credit cards to finance ... Newspaper Tree, TX - 3 hours ago After the election, she will have until March 2009 to take limited campaign contributions and use them to repay herself. If her credit card debt is large, ... Read More »

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