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Knowledge is power. Here are a few more recent scams to be aware of:
Let’s talk natural gas.
I still believe the Standard Choice Offer (SCO), or the monthly variable price that’s determined using a Public Utilities Commission of Ohio -approved formula, is the way to go.
I received quite a bit of reaction to last Sunday’s column about the state of Ohio’s identity quiz, which the Taxation department is making select taxpayers with refunds take.
There’s been a lot of confusion, anger and annoyance about the Ohio Department of Taxation’s Identity Confirmation Quiz.
Tallmadge reader Deborah Luggelle last week was the victim of what seems to be some sophisticated twists to several common scams using local information.
Last Monday afternoon, I got out of the office and went thrift shopping with local fashion blogger Dina Younis.
Dina’s Top 5 thrifting tips
There’s more good news for customers who are already enjoying low natural gas prices at what is called Dominion East Ohio’s standard offer, or the Standard Choice Offer (SCO).
A big dog has joined the fight to stop those annoying robocalls.
We’re here to help you with your taxes.
Here’s a few reader issues I’ve helped handle this week, which have good information to share for all of us:
While Mother Nature can’t quite decide whether our winter should be mild or cold and snowy, I bet I’m not alone in dreaming of a vacation somewhere warm.
Several consumer organizations have come out with their “Top 10” lists of scams and complaints for the past year.
Pssst. Did you get some gift cards for the holidays that you don’t want or won’t use?
The calls seem to be incessant — and often scary.
Akron Detective Paul Hooper with the Financial Crimes Division wants to warn consumers about complaints he’s received lately of reported shoddy and incomplete work from tradesmen/contractors.
Usually you hear horror stories about people fighting with the government to get money they believe is due them.
A reader phoned recently to ask about a postcard she and neighbors received at home seeming to come from the U.S. Census Bureau. She was leery about the postcard and wondered if it was for real.
I love being able to announce our yearly free financial call-in program.