An award-winning TV investigative reporter shows you how to avoid being ripped off and keep your money where it belongs?in your wallet! Every month Elisabeth Leamy gets hundreds of consumer calls on her tip line at the Washington DC affiliate of Fox News. Consumers call in after losing hundreds or thousands of dollars to car dealers, mechanics, contractors, movers?you name it! As an investigative reporter Elisabeth has delved into all the scams and now puts what she has learned into this invaluable resource. "The Savvy Consumer" shows readers how to spar with car salesmen, how to avoid paying crooked mechanics, and ways to bargain down closing costs when you buy a house. Elisabeth explains how to keep a mover from holding your belongings hostage and what your rights are if you?re a renter. She reveals the single step that makes collection agents go away and easy ways you can instantly improve your credit score. Want to find unclaimed money? Bid for bargains at a...
Title: The Savvy Consumer: How to Avoid Scams and Ripoffs That Cost You Time and Money (Capital Ideas Book)
Author: Elisabeth Leamy