Monday, August 15, 2022

Terri Dickerson

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Updated 9 months ago

Watch your bank statements carefully

A Hayden reader called to suggest that we look at our bank statements carefully to make sure all the listed tran...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Consumer Gal: King of consumer complaints

You guessed it: customer service

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
True story: You can buy unclaimed packages

Websites offer unclaimed merchandise for sale.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Consumer Gal: Who gets scammed — and why

Victims' state of mind key to bad guys winning.

Updated 8 months ago
Consumer Gal: Don’t carry these things in your wallet

Some things are better left in a safety deposit box.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Do credit inquiries negatively impact your credit rating?

Consumer Gal

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
How to shop online safely

Tips can protect you and your private info.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Slam the door on these scams

Door knockers sometimes don't deliver what's promised.

Updated 9 months ago
CONSUMER GAL: Navigating free trials on the internet

When something we want is dangled in front of us with a free sign it can be quite enticing.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
CONSUMER GAL: Supply chain issues and new cars

Those in the market for a new car may have noticed there is a shortage of new cars on the market.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Avoid SIM card swapping

Consumer Gal passes along vital tips to North Idahoans.

Updated 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Consumer Gal: Inside the Social Security increase

Good news is a big increase; bad news is the reason for the increase.

Updated 10 months ago
Employment Development Department is bogus

The fraudsters are busy, so beware!

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Limit the info you share with retailers

A Post Falls reader recently visited his local Walgreens and was surprised when the clerk asked for and then scanned his driver’s license.

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
A weak password can cripple you

One problem most of us have with setting up passwords is we want to create a quick and easy to remember password but this may not be our best strategy if the...