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A customer makes a purchase with their phone.

Paying With Your Phone Is Easy, But Is It Safe?

Paying for every day purchases with a smart phone is getting more popular, but many shoppers wonder if it is safe.

03/29/2012

Money, Withdrawl

National Consumer Protection Week: Identity Theft

How does identity theft happen?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/06/2012

Telephone

Telemarketers Use Caller ID Spoofing To Pitch Products

Caller ID Spoofing is an illegal way for deceptive telemarketers to get around the Do Not Call registry.

10/19/2011

Reebok Easy Tone (Image courtesy: FTC)

Reebok To Pay $25 Million To Settle Toning Shoes Dispute

Reebok will pay $25 million to customers to settle charges it made deceptive claims in ads that its toning shoes would strengthen and tone the legs and buttocks of those who wear them.

09/28/2011

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Telemarketers Take Advantage Of Texting Technology

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it.

09/21/2011

Money Matters – The Other New Year: Checking Your Credit Report

Every time you have heard me talking about credit reports you have made a mental note to check yours.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/07/2011

Money Matters – Father’s Day: Reverse Mortgages

Just as the name implies a reverse mortgage works in the reverse way a usual mortgage works.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/15/2011

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