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50 Things You Always Believed That Aren't True 6 mfcorey1 Jun 18 Jun 18 2 931
A wonderful site that shows repair parts for almost anything in almost every brand.. 4 fadedrose Mar 2012 Jun 16 4 3510
Would you buy a reburbished computer with a 3 year repair policy? 16 3Hotdogs Jun 12 Jun 12 2 766
15 Things in Your Home That Are About to Become Obsolete 14 mfcorey1 May 23 May 23 0 1582
I Hired a Team of Secret Shoppers to Find Out How Businesses Were Opening in Dallas. It's Not Good. 4 littlemissmartypants May 9 May 9 19 1667
Moving company rip off 6 Koch Ebola Mar 2020 Apr 22 1 3359
Has anyone used PODS for a move? Did you read their contract? 10 sinkingfeeling Mar 2020 Mar 2020 3 2407
My 2012 Verizon 4G cell phone died. What is a good cell phone to get? 2 BigmanPigman Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 2330
Why are there so many robo calls and scam calls..One reason only...They work on some people. 1 Stuart G Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1545
I received the most amazing "Gift Package" from..."Boys Town" 5 Stuart G Dec 2019 Dec 2019 3 1260
We bought new furniture in August... 12 Freedomofspeech Dec 2019 Dec 2019 0 1105
A very simple idea about "scam calls". Why do we get so many of them? 12 Stuart G Nov 2019 Nov 2019 3 1118
Carding site operator sentenced to 90 months in prison 1 Backseat Driver Aug 2019 Nov 2019 1 971
Great Article on Scams, phishing, other cons (also how to prevent from being taken by these scams.) 3 Stuart G Nov 2019 Nov 2019 10 583
Orlando Bank lost her jewels, but later they turned up at auction... 4 Stuart G Nov 2019 Nov 2019 3 834
Credit scores and "credit usage" 7 Beartracks Oct 2019 Oct 2019 0 950
How much to tip when the service is bad 10 mfcorey1 Aug 2019 Sep 2019 0 1280
An Orlando bank lost her jewels. She sued and lost. And then they turned up -- at an auction 3 mfcorey1 Aug 2019 Aug 2019 9 994
Never, ever use a debit card,' warns fraud expert and ex-con artist -- here's what to do instead 4 mfcorey1 Aug 2019 Aug 2019 7 1478
U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers 4 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 794
Cash, keys and 34 more things that will soon be obsolete 1 mfcorey1 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 5 1108
Legitimate Fraud Advisory from Social Security Administration 5/17/19 5 Stuart G May 2019 Jun 2019 3 1519
Got a Scam Call today ....from this number 619-245-4623..A San Diego number 12 Stuart G May 2019 May 2019 2 1539
Sink or tub, water still going down, but much too slow. Flow has gotten slower and slower. 8 Stuart G May 2019 May 2019 0 1105
Be aware that Verizon stores "only sell phones." 15 JayhawkSD Mar 2019 Mar 2019 4 1964
I need to buy an air conditioner or two. 8 no_hypocrisy Aug 2018 Mar 2019 0 1766
I have been asked by fellow DUers to post this here. 2 allgood33 Jan 2019 Feb 2019 13 1501
Paying back a bad loan 5 no_hypocrisy Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 1572
Very cheap, and Very Ugly way to improve insulation from a wall facing the cold wind. 8 Stuart G Nov 2018 Nov 2018 4 1778
If you're in civil litigation, can an attorney get access to your credit history? 8 no_hypocrisy Oct 2018 Nov 2018 0 1296
About Robocalls...FTC Consumer Info.. 2 Stuart G Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 1295
Why would a big bank like Wells Fargo 10 no_hypocrisy Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 1642
Cargill recalls 66 tons of ground beef after deadly E coli O26 outbreak 4 dixiegrrrrl Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1404
Today I got a letter from a company that claims to extend auto service contracts..It is .".A SCAM " 8 Stuart G Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 2767
If you have a College Illinois! Saving Plan, read this... 0 Joe Nation Aug 2018 Aug 2018 5 1594
Did you ever hear of "slackfill" Neither did I. Hit this link, it explains it..yes it is safe 0 Stuart G Jul 2018 Jul 2018 2 1325
IRS Late Refund and can't contact them 4 bucolic_frolic Jul 2018 Jul 2018 0 1560
Student Loan Scams..and Where to Get Help 2 Stuart G Apr 2018 Jul 2018 1 1437
IHOP Review 1 no_hypocrisy Jun 2018 Jul 2018 3 1450
Unbiased Financial Information, and a source for general financial education topics.. 0 Stuart G Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 1246
I need a new washing machine. 21 Ilsa Jun 2018 Jun 2018 0 2232
Pummeled with Shopping Pressure 2 bucolic_frolic Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 1660
I got the same call that I got 30 or 40 times.. 4 Stuart G May 2018 May 2018 0 1664
Robocaller Hit With Record 120 Million Fine - CBS News: 2 Stuart G May 2018 May 2018 13 1486
About some ads that come back for again..and again...and again... 3 Stuart G Apr 2018 Apr 2018 4 1399
Norwegian Cruise Line Destroys Passengers Vacation, refuses to refund fares 5 Stuart G Apr 2018 Apr 2018 10 1753
Quick question about credit card reward points 11 Beartracks Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 1577
To Verizon/FIOS Customers 3 no_hypocrisy Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 1455
If you're trying to cancel Experian credit reporting monthly fees and are getting the two hour wait 0 mahina Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 1090
Boycott companies that support the NRA 8 BigmanPigman Feb 2018 Feb 2018 22 5787
Does anyone have a good source for finding out if certain stocks (or bonds or whatever) 5 Dark n Stormy Knight Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 1482
Equifax data breach. 7 Jim__ Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 1903
In the last 3 years Ive fired 4 people 8 safeinOhio Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 2080
Virginia Officials Warning About Buying Hurricane-Damaged Vehicles 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 1 1506
An - Update Company that claims to " revolutionizing an industry".proof that's a lie... 0 Stuart G Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 2557
Nestles.."Poland Spring" is common groundwater- new suit alleges: Mercury News: 3 Stuart G Aug 2017 Aug 2017 5 3769
Class Action Law Suit, Could Net You Money..Orlando Sentinal..(about calls for free cruises, a con) 0 Stuart G Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 2941
'Broken' immigration system leaves Californian farmers short of labour 2 ffr Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 2737
Reverse Mortgages, .....something to probably avoid...read this entire article first.. 0 Stuart G Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 2529
How Con Artists Take Advantage of All of Us...Some very useful information.. 0 Stuart G Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 2225
Need safety work shoes....steel or composite toes. 7 inanna Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 2517
Phone scams....Information from the FTC, Federal Trade Commission 4 Stuart G Jun 2017 Jun 2017 2 3452
Getting free credit reports...and info on paying very old debts... 6 Stuart G May 2017 May 2017 0 2361
8 Well Known Companies that Lied in Their Advertisments 0 Stuart G May 2017 May 2017 4 2152
Are we allowed to by prescriptions out of the country? 7 Sadie5 May 2017 May 2017 0 4405
Two Asian Women in Ad Who Revolutionized An Industry?....It is a total lie.... 1 Stuart G Apr 2017 Apr 2017 5 7652
10 Work At Home Scams...from Scambusters.. 0 Stuart G Feb 2017 Feb 2017 7 2061
Very Cheap, Easy and Very Clean Way to get rid of ants...yea the crawling insects. 4 Stuart G Sep 2016 Jan 2017 2 1872
Beware of this scam...got a phone call..one minute ago.........First American Bank..beware.. 8 Stuart G May 2013 Nov 2016 3 10374
9 Products that last forever, and one that does not, (thankfully) 0 Stuart G Sep 2016 Sep 2016 2 1392
This Amtrak Flash Sale Is Pretty Awesome 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1663
69% of store-bought extra virgin olive oils are FAKE! Here's how to know if it's the real thing: 3 dixiegrrrrl May 2016 Jul 2016 4 10087
These foods have been recalled in the past 7 days: 1 dixiegrrrrl May 2016 May 2016 3 1913
Car turbo-charger question. 5 Hoppy Apr 2016 May 2016 0 3225
Question about High Deductible health insurance 4 LiberalEsto Jan 2014 Apr 2016 1 2521
20 Easy Ways -save money on groceries...Huffington Post..3/9/16 0 Stuart G Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 2095
Beware of product reviews on Amazon..... 4 dixiegrrrrl Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 2318
rant about Logitech 4 steve2470 Mar 2015 Feb 2016 1 2495
Mortgage modification - what income is needed ... is it hopeless? 2 progree Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 2750
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