There is a virus circulating the Web right now that is targeting Facebook users. This virus is being spread through a well-disguised e-mail that appears to be a video from a friend.
KING TV's report about an 82-year-old woman who paid an unregistered contractor $579 for a furnace repair is good example of why you must check out businesses you hire for emergency fixes ...
Talk about it: What resources help you determine which professionals to hire?
Fake online coupons are becoming a growing problem, shortchanging both shoppers and businesses ...
Talk about it: Have you had any trouble redeeming printable coupons? Does your business accept them?
These are two of the coolest Web sites we’ve seen in a while! They offer “cheat sheets” of prompts to help you circumvent a potentially maddening or time-consuming phone tree and speak to an actual human ...
Americans will pay more to heat their homes this winter, analysts predict, and buying your heating oil in advance may not save you much. Locking in a preseason rate for winter fuel comes with risks ...
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Our Public Counsel Section today announced a proposed pact that would mean smaller electric and gas rate increases for Puget Sound Energy customers than those originally requested by the company.
Here is another important lesson to remember when buying a car – beware of “packing” or “loading.” “Packing” or “loading” payments is a practice used in the auto industry to get consumers to pay for additional products, such as warranties or service contracts by hiding the costs, or not revealing that consumers were not required to purchase these additional items.
Yet another Puget Sound parent was hit with a whopping cell phone bill. ... Does your kid have a cell phone? How do you regulate use?
The agency that brought you the enormously popular “Do Not Call” registry today announced new rules banning “robocalls” from telemarketers.
Spammers are using e-mails that appear to be from MSNBC.com and CNN to try to trick recipients into visiting Web sites laden with malware.
Lemon aid is on its way to 79 car buyers whose secondhand Hummers and Cadillac Escalades didn’t come equipped with a must-have feature – a notice that the cars were reacquired by their manufacturer under California’s Lemon Law then resold in Washington.