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Savvy Consumer Tip: Easy Hearing Test

Posted on September 27, 2018 by Chris Bjorklund

Do you suspect you may have hearing loss? It may be time to get checked. In this video, Savvy Consumer Chris Bjorklund explains how to get an easy and inexpensive hearing test. Read more

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Savvy Consumer Tip: Debt Collection Rules

Posted on August 23, 2018 by Chris Bjorklund

Debtors, know your rights! In this video, Savvy Consumer Chris Bjorklund explains the rules and guidelines debt collectors must follow when they try to collect a debt. Read more

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Savvy Consumer Tip: Rental Scammers Are Taking Advantage of a Tight Housing Market

Posted on April 01, 2016 by Chris Bjorklund

People scrambling to find apartments and rental houses often pay for rental listings. Sadly, some of them find that the lists they buy are worthless. One man paid more than $200 for a list of homes to rent, and when he visited three of the addresses, he discovered they were occupied. Applying for a refund was equally frustrating. The agency said the agreement he signed allowed them to take up to 90 days to issue a refund. Three months later, their phone was disconnected and the company disappeared with his money.

Another common scam is to require people who respond to a phony rental ad to pay for a credit report. The con artists collect a commission or simply keep the fee. Read more

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Savvy Consumer Tip: Firewood Storage

Posted on October 29, 2015 by Chris Bjorklund

Have a fireplace? Make sure you properly store your firewood to avoid insect infestations and other problems. Read more

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Savvy Consumer Tip: Choking Hazards for Kids

Posted on March 09, 2015 by Chris Bjorklund

Watch this video to learn how to avoid choking hazards for your children. Read more

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Savvy Consumer Tip: Avoiding Weight Loss Scams

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Chris Bjorklund

Do you know how to spot a weight loss scam? Watch this video for some helpful tips. Read more

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Savvy Consumer Tip: Turkey Time

Posted on November 24, 2014 by Chris Bjorklund

Do you have your Thanksgiving turkey yet? Watch this video for some helpful shopping and cooking tips. Read more

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