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Consumer News

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Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.80 Percent

December 18th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers. Mortgage company...

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Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall

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December 12th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force. The expansion covers the Ram pickup from 2003 to 2005 model years,...

Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Rises to 3.93 Percent

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December 11th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged higher this week after four weeks of declines, but they remained at historically low levels that could entice potential homebuyers. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the...

42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

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December 11th, 2014
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers with credit records -- 42.9 million people -- have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: Disaster-proof your Home for the Holidays

December 16th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations make the holiday season magical, but decorations can also be dangerous temptations for children and pets. So before you deck the halls, make sure you're aware of hidden hazards. One of...

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Angie’s List: Preventing Fireplace Mistakes

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December 9th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Skipping annual chimney inspections and cleanings can lead to big problems. So, before you curl up in front the the fireplace this winter, it's important to make sure everything is in working order. "If you live in a brand new house and...

Angie’s List: Auto Detailing for Every Budget

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December 2nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- You don't have to spend a lot to keep your ride looking like a million bucks. In fact, just $50 can make a huge difference. "We would do a hand wash, we would also apply a hand wax, clean the windows, the wheels, also do a quick vacuum...

Angie’s List: Preparing Your Oven for the Holidays

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November 25th, 2014
(WGGB) -- With Thanksgiving just a few days away, you're probably hard at work cleaning, decorating and putting together the Turkey Day menu. But, there's one very important element that often goes overlooked. Is your oven ready for the holiday...

Consumer Alerts

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Why teens shouldn't drive old cars

December 18th, 2014
Why teens shouldn't drive old cars Most American teens killed in crashes were driving old cars ill-equipped to protect them, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).   IIHS...

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Next-generation Hyundai car stereo to ditch navigation, CD player

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December 18th, 2014
Next-generation Hyundai car stereo to ditch navigation, CD player With the scheduled launch of their latest audio system at CES 2015, the upcoming consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, Hyundai is moving away from...

Sen.se Mother monitoring system promises to keep an eye on your life

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December 18th, 2014
Sen.se Mother monitoring system promises to keep an eye on your life The Sen.se Mother ($299) is a home and personal monitoring device. By checking a website or your smart phone, you can monitor the temperature in the...

Why buying new luggage could save you money

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December 18th, 2014
Why buying new luggage could save you money With frequently changing airline luggage rules and fees, you can actually save money in the long run if you buy and use new luggage instead of using older suitcases....