‘Tis the season for car commercials. Ad after ad shows brand new cars in driveways with big red bows on top or little kids who ask Santa for cars for their parents. Oftentimes, those commercials also advertise end-of-year promotions such as 0% interest rates, 72-month terms and up to $2500 cash back.
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If you’re purchasing any electronics during your holiday shopping, chances are the sales clerk will ask you if you want to buy an extended warranty or service plan. The plans are supposed to provide consumers extra coverage on pricey items beyond the manufacturer’s warranty.
With various types of fraud on the rise, experts are constantly recommending various strategies to prevent consumers from becoming victims. But if writing "See ID" on the back of your credit card is some of the advice you've taken, you should know that it isn't much of a safeguard – the tactic is both...
When opening up a new credit card, many consumers say they don't bother reading the fine print. In fact, according to CreditCards.com only 26% of consumers say they regularly read their credit card contracts.
The reasons why consumers don't read the agreements are varied, but most people cite two major...
Every year, companies pay millions of dollars to settle class action lawsuits. Covering everything from deceptive advertising to data breaches that result in identity theft, the lawsuits are an important way for companies to right some of their wrongs against consumers. Unfortunately, however, it seems...
They say you should always read the fine print. And perhaps it’s never more important than when agreeing to a deferred-interest payment plan.
Banks and media companies aren't the only industries that are controlled by a handful of mega corporations. It turns out the food industry is no different.
From Colin Powell’s emails leak to the hack of the Democratic National Convention’s servers, it’s clear that no one is safe from digital break-ins. That said, there are still things you can do to protect your personal information while online.
The American Automobile Association has a message for America’s drivers: Stop wasting money on premium gasoline if your car doesn’t need it!
According to our friends at WalletHub, Labor Day weekend is a great time for car dealerships. In fact, it's one of the busiest car-buying weekends of the year.