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Consumer watchdog series exposing scams in south central Indiana
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Better Beware! – Holiday Shopping Dangers

2015 is going to be the riskiest holiday shopping season ever, what with new credit cards being issued and all those massive data breaches online. Here’s some of the best ways to stay safe! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Credit Score Scams

It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your credit score, but it’s all too easy to get scammed when you try. Here’s what to watch out for, and how to stay safe. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware Worst Internet Scams Two

Here are the top six internet scams, which have been around a long time, and repeatedly exposed, but way, WAY too many people keep falling for them! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Worst Internet Scams

Americans fed the sharks 13 billion dollars last year — so we’re going to count down the 11 worst (if you’re a victim) or best (if you’re a swindler) internet scams. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware – Halloween!

Our annual blend of warnings, reassurances, suggestions and local info on how kids and adults can be both scary AND safe on Halloween. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Beware the BBB?

The Better Business Bureau can be useful – but their business ratings are open to serious criticism. Here’s why you should look elsewhere! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Good Charities Pt. 2

Picking the five best charities in the world ain’t easy, but here are the ones we’ve found at the top of the list. They’re amazingly effective, and use almost every penny of your money to do what they say they do. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Good Charities

Fair’s fair, and after ratting out the bad guys, here’s a look at the best of the good guys. Another countdown, this time of the World’s Best nonprofits. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Bad Charities Pt. 2

The Five Worst Charities in the World – here are particularly malodorous examples of operations that take advantage of good people, and rip them off to enrich themselves. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Bad Charities

We’re going to name the worst and best charities over the next four installments. Some of the worst ripoffs will shock you — and may have diddled you. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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