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How do I collect a small claims court judgment? Protect Your Rights & Identity July 19, 2018
Suing a business or a person in small claims court is often a last resort when you've been wronged as…
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Ford recalls 550,000 Fusions and Escapes over roll-away threat Cars July 19, 2018
Ford is recalling more than half a million vehicles in North America because of a problem that could cause unintended…
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How to add a PIN to your smartphone account to prevent SIM hijacking Scams & Rip-Offs July 18, 2018
Think two-factor authentication for your financial accounts and a passcode on your phone protects you from hackers? Think again... RELATED: 5…
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McDonald’s pulls salads from 3,000 stores after parasite scare Recalls July 16, 2018
McDonald's is halting the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after 100 cases of a parasitic outbreak were linked to…
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UPDATE: 27 more people sickened by Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, retailers still selling it Recalls July 13, 2018
A month after a voluntary recall was first issued, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says another 27 people have…
How to reach a live person at Experian, TransUnion and Equifax
How to reach a live person at Experian, TransUnion and Equifax Money & Credit July 11, 2018
In the wake of the Equifax data breach (and actually for years before it) Money expert Clark Howard has advocated…
Ask Clark: Why does Trim need bank login information to lower my cable bill?
Ask Clark: Why does Trim need bank login information to lower my cable bill? Privacy & Security July 11, 2018
If you've been searching for ways to lower your cable or internet bill, there's a relatively new tool that may…
Recall alert: More than 200 sickened as Del Monte veggie trays linked to parasite
Recall alert: More than 200 sickened as Del Monte veggie trays linked to parasite Recalls July 10, 2018
An intestinal illness tied to fresh cut vegetables sold in stores has sickened more than 200 people, according to federal…
Recall alert: Wish-Bone salad dressing for undeclared potential allergens
Recall alert: Wish-Bone salad dressing for undeclared potential allergens News July 2, 2018
A popular brand of salad dressing is being recalled because it contains undeclared milk and eggs, the U.S. Food and…
UPDATE: New cases reported in melon-related salmonella outbreak
UPDATE: New cases reported in melon-related salmonella outbreak Food & Restaurants June 25, 2018
UPDATE: Since this recall was first announced, the CDC says 10 illnesses were added to the investigation. Two more states,…
3 things to know about Google’s new privacy and security features
3 things to know about Google’s new privacy and security features Protect Your Rights & Identity June 22, 2018
After public outcry in response to high-profile data breaches and the Facebook data scandal, tech companies are finally starting to…
How to avoid becoming the victim of credit card fraud
How to avoid becoming the victim of credit card fraud Money & Credit June 22, 2018
In 2017 alone, hackers stole 14.2 million credit card numbers in data breaches, according to Experian. With more than 1,500…
Cell phone fraud warning: How to avoid becoming a victim
Cell phone fraud warning: How to avoid becoming a victim Protect Your Identity June 18, 2018
It's safe to say that cell phones have become must-have gadgets for most of us these days. Because criminals know…
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This gas station chain can shut down card skimmers in just seconds Protect Your Rights & Identity June 15, 2018
QuikTrip has a new solution to stop card skimmers at their pumps in seconds and protect you when you fill…
UPDATE: 27 million user accounts breached in Ticketfly hack
UPDATE: 27 million user accounts breached in Ticketfly hack Protect Your Identity June 7, 2018
Ticketing website Ticketfly is back online after being hacked last week in a high-profile data breach. It was initially reported that “thousands” of…
FBI warning: Why you should reboot your router now
FBI warning: Why you should reboot your router now Privacy & Security June 7, 2018
If your home or office computer uses a router, there's a good chance the device may be hit with a…
6 common password mistakes & how to avoid them
6 common password mistakes & how to avoid them Protect Your Rights & Identity June 5, 2018
Internet passwords have come a long way over the years. It used to be quite common for people to use…
Report: Facebook shared your data with 60+ device makers, including Amazon & Apple
Report: Facebook shared your data with 60+ device makers, including Amazon & Apple Protect Your Rights & Identity June 4, 2018
To ensure better data protection for consumers, most websites have updated their privacy terms in line with the European Union's new cybersecurity…
Hormel recalls 220,000 pounds of Spam and other canned meats
Hormel recalls 220,000 pounds of Spam and other canned meats News May 27, 2018
There's a recall that Spam lovers will want to know about! Hormel Foods is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork…
T-Mobile website data breach exposed customer addresses, PINs
T-Mobile website data breach exposed customer addresses, PINs Protect Your Identity May 25, 2018
T-Mobile may bill itself as the "Un-carrier" because it bucks customer-unfriendly practices in the wireless industry, but it looks like…
Consumer Reports releases list of worst vehicles
Recall Alert: Nearly 5M Jeep, Ram, Chrysler and Dodge vehicles may have cruise control defect Cars May 25, 2018
If you're gearing up for a Memorial Day weekend road trip, we've got a breaking auto recall you'll want to…
The one and only reason to have a ‘piece of trash’ debit card
The one and only reason to have a ‘piece of trash’ debit card Money & Credit May 22, 2018
Pushed by the banks for years, debit cards have become a popular way to pay for everything from gas to…
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever Scams & Rip-Offs May 22, 2018
A member of Team Clark got a text from a friend of hers recently telling her about four phone calls…
Bought some Bertolli olive oil? You could be getting paid
Bought some Bertolli olive oil? You could be getting paid Suits & Settlements May 21, 2018
If you're a lover of olive oil, you may have put yourself in the slick position of receiving some money…
Recall alert: 308,000 lbs of hot dogs, sausages could contain undeclared soy
Recall alert: 308,000 lbs of hot dogs, sausages could contain undeclared soy News May 17, 2018
A popular brand of ready-to-eat hot dogs and sausages is being recalled because of "misbranding and an undeclared allergen," according…
Recall Alert: Harbor Freight Tools chainsaws due to ‘off’ switch fail
Recall Alert: Harbor Freight Tools chainsaws due to ‘off’ switch fail News May 15, 2018
More than 1 million chainsaws sold at national tool discount and equipment retailer Harbor Freight Tools are being recalled this…
How to handle money when you’re traveling overseas
How to handle money when you’re traveling overseas Travel May 15, 2018
Planning to travel overseas soon? You've got some homework to do if you want to handle your money the Clark…
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Chili’s data breach: Here’s what we know so far Protect Your Identity May 14, 2018
Restaurant chain Chili's has announced that a portion of its restaurants were affected by a newly discovered data breach for…
Recall alert: Smoked sausage sold in several states may contain plastic
Recall alert: Smoked sausage sold in several states may contain plastic Recalls May 10, 2018
Smoked sausage sold in six states is being recalled because it may be contaminated with "foreign matter," the USDA's Food Safety…
Equifax data breach - Clark Howard credit freeze guide
Equifax Data Breach: New chart shows exactly how much information was stolen Protect Your Rights & Identity May 10, 2018
We thought it couldn't get any worse, but once again, we were wrong. The Equifax data breach exposed far more…
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