Sunday, September 25, 2022

Terri Dickerson

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Updated 10 months, 1 week 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 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Consumer Gal: King of consumer complaints

You guessed it: customer service

Updated 8 months, 4 weeks ago
True story: You can buy unclaimed packages

Websites offer unclaimed merchandise for sale.

Updated 9 months ago
Consumer Gal: Who gets scammed — and why

Victims' state of mind key to bad guys winning.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Consumer Gal: Don’t carry these things in your wallet

Some things are better left in a safety deposit box.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Do credit inquiries negatively impact your credit rating?

Consumer Gal

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
How to shop online safely

Tips can protect you and your private info.

Updated 10 months ago
Slam the door on these scams

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

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 months, 3 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 11 months ago
Avoid SIM card swapping

Consumer Gal passes along vital tips to North Idahoans.

Updated 11 months, 1 week ago
Consumer Gal: Inside the Social Security increase

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

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Employment Development Department is bogus

The fraudsters are busy, so beware!

Updated 11 months, 3 weeks 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 12 months 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...