Sunday, May 09, 2021

Terri Dickerson

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Updated 1 year, 4 months ago

Consumer Gal: Amazon not living up to customer expectations

A recent customer service experience with Amazon left a Post Falls reader wondering if Amazon is getting too big.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Curiosity could harm your pocketbook

Crooks are quite cunning. In the latest

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Beware the bogus background check

A Fernwood reader emailed to warn us about a text message

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Why is phishing so successful for scammers?

I am constantly asked by readers that if we as computer users are getting smarter and

Updated 1 month ago
Responsibility for damage caused by storms

After the severe wind storm in January 2021

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Chase email mystery

When reviewing my Chase statement, I noticed a questionable charge on my account for $236. The charge was from a clothing store out of New York. I didn’t recognize the compan

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
How many credit cards should you keep?

As consumers we need to think about how to best manage our credit which includes determining the optimal number of credits cards we should hold. At a minimum it is good to

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Lyft’s insurance coverage loophole

While ride sharing services have become more popular, we need to be careful of a loophole

Updated 3 months ago
Beware this block grant scam

As always, don't give out your personal information.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
New COVID-19 testing rules for travel to the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an order that

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Did you throw away your stimulus debit card?

With so many scams going around it’s no wonder people thought the

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Singing those service department blues

A Post Falls reader wrote me to describe an interesting experience

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Ranking Venmo and PayPal

If you aren’t familiar with Venmo or PayPal these are two of the most

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
PREP Act is something you should understand

We’ve been hearing a lot about the COVID-19 vaccines, but have you

Updated 5 months ago
Set up your 'My Social Security' account

Set up your Social Security account, even if you're young.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Warm up to idea of freezing your credit

The latest tips to avoid scams.