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16 Ways You're Exposing Yourself to Fraud Without Realizing it

scammer Little things you do (or don't do) could make you more vulnerable to a scam. These are 16 common sense tips to help avoid being a victim of fraud.

How to Get the Most When Selling/Trading Your Old iPhone

cell Apple will have its new iPhone 6S in stores soon and that will spur devotees to camp out overnight waiting to be first to buy it. But, they have to get rid of their old iPhones. Is it smarter to trade it back to the carrier or find some third party to buy it? [Note: Verizon added a new tradein offer after this story was written.]

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Hidden Camera Video of Appliance Repairman Resurfaces, Sidetracking His Election Run

coffee mug The CBC consumer program, Marketplace, did a hidden camera feature back in 2012 testing whether repairmen would ripoff homeowners on a simple dishwasher fix. With repairman Jerry Bance, they got a big surprise. After fixing the dishwasher easily, he grabbed a coffee cup and urinated in it! Fast forward to 2015. Jerry Bance became a conservative candidate in a local election... until someone said "gee, isn't that the same guy they caught peeing in a cup!"



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Mouse Print* -- Credit Cards Cutting Back on Benefits

mouse print If you tossed out the fine print notices from your credit card company recently, you could be in for a rude surprise to learn that many long-established credit card benefits are disappearing this fall. That story is this week in Mouse Print* .

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Spend $25, Get $25 Back in Points WEEKLY

There is an unbelievable offer available this month for Sears/Kmart loyalty club members at ShopYourWay.com [SYW]. To celebrate new ONLINE sites where you can earn SYW points, if you spend $25 or more online using their link to one of the new brands, you will get $25 in SYW points added to your account. Last week, HomeDepot.com and Walgreens.com and two others were featured. This week there are eight new ones. The rules say you can earn $25 back EACH week. The easiest purchase for just $25 tends to be gift cards at some stores.

$1.99 Tee Shirts

This is the lowest price of the year on Gildan tee shirts for men, women and children at Michaels (in-store and online) in a big variety of colors. WARNING: Some are not 100% cotton. Look at the percentage label only. Sale ends Saturday, Sept. 19.

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Top Toilet Paper Cleans Up Again in Consumer Reports' Ratings

It may come as no surprise, but the top toilet paper in Consumer Reports' recent tests continues to be White Cloud, available only at Walmart. Here's the story.


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