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Bugs and other pests may become a problem this season, don’t get bugged by a poor pest control business Warmer temperatures and rainy weather this spring are bringing out insects, bugs and other pests you probably do not want in … Continue reading
According to the Wall Street Journal, about 7 percent of smartphone owners fell victim to identity-fraud in 2011 and are also about one-third more likely to fall prey to identity fraud than the general public. Protecting your smartphone is just … Continue reading
While the new iPad boasts a stunning new screen perfect for watching videos and playing games, consumers are quickly starting to realize that the device gobbles data from cellular networks at a monstrous rate, reports the Washington Post. One consumer … Continue reading
The pet insurance industry has experienced a 10-fold growth over the last 10 years, increasing from one, single pet insurance company in 1997 to 11 companies today. With pet owners spending up to $650 a year on veterinary bills, pet insurance … Continue reading
The Austin-American Statesman is warning elderly residents about a lawn care scam. Here are the details, taken directly from statesman.com: The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating elderly scam victims. A company has approached elderly individuals … Continue reading
The 14th celebration of National Consumer Protection Week will be held March 4 – March 10. Along with numerous other government organizations and nonprofits across the country, BBB is going the extra mile in encouraging every consumer to take full … Continue reading
I’ll admit it; I get suckered in by those online deal sites. I get the daily email and check the sites before trying a new restaurant or even sometimes before going to see a movie at my favorite theater. And, … Continue reading
As the cold weather is (slowly) making its way to Texas, Better Business Bureau is offering a checklist for homeowners to safely prepare their homes for the cold winter months, and perhaps save a few dollars in the process. According … Continue reading