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Consumer Watch: Gift Card Scam Warning

The Consumer Watch team has a warning about a Christmas gift scam. The gift cards you're buying for friends and relatives could be worthless. More>>

Need Help with Debt?

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There have been some new rule changes to help consumers should they seek the help of a debt settlement company. If you're in need of help, I suggest going through a non profit agency. They still will More>>

Facebook Apps Leaking Info

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that several popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users' personal identifying information to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies. Learn how to protect yourself. More>>

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  • Filing an Insurance Claim?

    Filing an Insurance Claim?

    Wednesday, May 19 2010 3:08 PM EDT2010-05-19 20:08:31 GMT
    A step by step guide to filing an insurance claim.More >>
    If you've had damage from the recent storms, I am so sorry! This can be a stressful time and you may not know what to do first. The Insurance Department has compiled some tips to help. Click here forMore >>
  • Behind on Your Mortgage?

    Behind on Your Mortgage?

    Thursday, April 29 2010 6:50 PM EDT2010-04-29 23:50:53 GMT
    I have good friends who are behind on their mortgage, so I know how stressful it can be!  I turned to Consumer Credit Counseling Service for some advice and here are the tips they offer.More >>
    I have good friends who are behind on their mortgage, so I know how stressful it can be! I turned to Consumer Credit Counseling Service for some advice and here are the tips they offer: 1) Contact yourMore >>
  • Improving Your Credit Score

    Improving Your Credit Score

    Thursday, April 29 2010 11:53 AM EDT2010-04-29 15:53:25 GMT
    Interested in improving your score?  A credit score expert has some tips, and has offered to help a few of us out with a personalized plan of attack.  Read on to see how you can sign up for this great (and free) opportunity.More >>
    The "Road to 850" is the title and author Al Bingham's talking about the goal to obtain the perfect credit score. But even he admits he hasn't seen an 850 in all the credit reports he's poured over.More >>
  • Checking for a Car's Service Bulletin

    Checking for a Car's Service Bulletin

    Monday, April 5 2010 6:54 PM EDT2010-04-05 23:54:50 GMT
    Manufacturers put out what's called "Service Bulletins" if there are repeated problems with a car.  Those go to their dealers so the mechanics can know what to look for. More >>
    I feel the same as the car owner I interviewed. If something is faulty on my car (and I didn't do anything to contribute to it and it's a defect), I don't think I should foot the bill! But unless theMore >>
  • Testing Your Soil

    Testing Your Soil

    Wednesday, March 31 2010 3:23 PM EDT2010-03-31 20:23:48 GMT
    Testing your soil is a good idea - especially if you've never done it before.  Read on to find out how to test yours for 10 bucks.More >>
    When it comes to keeping your grass green and your flowers blooming, it's important to make sure you use the right fertilizers. In order to know what to use, you need to first test your soil. We haveMore >>
  • Security Deposit Demand Letter

    Security Deposit Demand Letter

    Wednesday, March 24 2010 9:47 PM EDT2010-03-25 01:47:40 GMT
    I have heard one too many times of a landlord wanting to keep someone's security deposit.  Read on to see how to get yours back.More >>
    I have heard one too many times of a landlord wanting to keep someone's security deposit. By law, if you haven't ruined anything at the unit, you're entitled to it back. They can't just keep it for normalMore >>
  • Before You Buy a Storm Shelter

    Before You Buy a Storm Shelter

    Wednesday, March 17 2010 7:45 PM EDT2010-03-17 23:45:10 GMT
    If you buy a concrete shelter, you know the likelihood of cracks is there... we have "Oklahoma" soil, after all.  And that's why you need to do a little research before you hire a storm shelter company.More >>
    What you didn't see in tonight's story is we had another company (who wishes to remain unnamed) come out and look at Sam's shelter. The owner says the shelter was poured incorrectly. And now some companiesMore >>
  • Debt Collection: Your Rights

    Debt Collection: Your Rights

    Wednesday, March 3 2010 6:51 PM EST2010-03-03 23:51:20 GMT
    Whether a debt collector is harassing you or calling you when you don't owe money, you have rights.  Read on to see what they are.More >>
    Debt Collection: Your Rights Before I go into your rights, I want to make an observation about what the lady we interviewed is going through. Yvonne Stark received calls and a letter from a debt collector.More >>
  • Roofer Registration Bill... It's About Time

    Roofer Registration Bill... It's About Time

    Monday, February 22 2010 4:22 PM EST2010-02-22 21:22:34 GMT
    After doing so many stories about roofers, I whole-heartedly believe there needs to be some guidelines in our state.  Read on to see what the state is proposing.More >>
    After doing so many stories about roofers, I whole-heartedly believe there needs to be some guidelines in our state. That's why I was so happy to hear Senate Bill 2180 which would require roofers to beMore >>
  • Ditata's Granite... What Now?

    Ditata's Granite... What Now?

    Thursday, February 11 2010 7:52 PM EST2010-02-12 00:52:39 GMT
    With Ditata's Granite filing for bankruptcy, it is not looking good in regards to you seeing your money.  But I want to pass along all the information I have in case you want to try everything possible to recover it.More >>
    If you are a customer of Ditata's Granite who has lost money, I truly feel for you! With them filing for bankruptcy, it is not looking good in regards to you seeing your money. But I want to pass alongMore >>
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    Amanda Taylor

    Amanda Taylor anchors News 9 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. and heads News 9's award-winning Consumer Watch Team.More >>
    Amanda Taylor anchors News 9 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. and heads News 9's award-winning Consumer Watch Team.More >>
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