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Oct 15, 2012 Share
City Accuses Pregnant Woman of Removing Car Boot

City Accuses Pregnant Woman of Removing Car Boot

Mother fined $1,054 from City Hall vows to get her money back. Read More

Oct 3, 2012 Share
Group: 70 Percent of Baby Items Have Toxic Flame Retardant

Group: 70 Percent of Baby Items Have Toxic Flame Retardant

The chemical, chlorinated Tris, is a known mutagen and a likely carcinogen and was found in diaper changing kits, car seats and cradle pads. Read More

Oct 2, 2012 Share
Man Says Job Search Cost Him $13,000

Man Says Job Search Cost Him $13,000

Thousands of job seekers say they've been taken in by employment schemes that begin the same way: attractive job offers that wind up being little more than sales pitches. Read More

Sep 19, 2012 Share
Is Scambook.com a Scam Itself?

Is Scambook.com a Scam Itself?

Business owners say online consumer complaint site extorts them to respond to negative reviews. Lisa Parker reports.

Sep 12, 2012 Share
Some Banks Not Making Good on 'Bank Blight' Fines

Some Banks Not Making Good on 'Bank Blight' Fines

Chicago's coffers have collected about $700,000 in the year since a new ordinance required banks and other financial institutions to better maintain the properties they foreclose upon. Read More

Aug 20, 2012 Share
Why You Should Protect Your Credit Card's Security Code

Why You Should Protect Your Credit Card's Security Code

The Card Security Code is used when making "card not present" transactions. Lisa Parker explains.

Aug 1, 2012 Share
Drought Causing Home Foundations to Crack

Drought Causing Home Foundations to Crack

Pricey repairs generally aren't covered by homeowners' insurance. Read More

Jul 25, 2012 Share
Man Says Social Media Helped in Customer Service Fight

Man Says Social Media Helped in Customer Service Fight

Friends of a north side Chicago man who lost nearly everything in an apartment fire took to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr in a show of force against DirecTV after the company refused to budge on its early-termination policy. Read More

Jul 11, 2012 Share
A Business Closes, Opening Questions for Consignors

A Business Closes, Opening Questions for Consignors

Consignment stores have grown an estimated seven percent annually since the recession hit. Read More

Jul 10, 2012 Share
Make Plans for Digital Assets Before You Die

Make Plans for Digital Assets Before You Die

Just as you name an executor for tangible assets, financial advisers say you need a digital executor, too. Read More

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