Tag Archives: Consumer Affairs

(Image: Thinkstock)

How to Make the Most Out of Groupon and Daily Deal Sites

Getting a good deal is one thing; being a "shopping fool" who gets scammed is another. Here's how to play it smart

Getting a good deal is one thing; being a “shopping fool” who gets scammed is…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
facebook

Facebook to Offer Consumer Deals

If you thought the folks over at Facebook were done making changes, you’re wrong.

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags:
Couple moving

Moving Soon? Be Careful Thieves Don’t Move with Your Identity

A lot goes into moving, and often times identity protection is not top of mind. Here's how to protect yourself during the transition

A lot goes into a big relocation, and often times identity protection is not top…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Fraud-300x232

Beware of Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Scams

Don’t let the promise of a lower interest rate jeopardize your finances.

Don’t let the promise of a lower interest rate jeopardize your finances.

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
free-shipping

Websites That Save You Money

Buzzillions features consumer reviews of a wide range of products. You can get helpful feedback…

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
wintercoat

What to Buy in March

If you’re looking for savings on food and clothing, March is your month.

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

What to Buy in February

Timing your purchases can help you snag a great deal and save a ton of…

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Money: January 2011 Reviews

A New Website for the Savvy Consumer
If becoming a more informed consumer is on your…

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Yeah, I Got It On Layaway. What About It?

I applaud the return of installment payments as a shopping option. There's just this one thing.

The buy-now, pay-later mentality of credit cards has been a major factor in reckless and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Who Benefits Most From New FICO Scoring Method?

Modifications could be a plus for some, big minus for others

After years of tweaking, Fair Isaac Corp. finally rolled out its revamped FICO score method.…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,