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Denied health insurance coverage? Appeal it.

Denied health insurance coverage? Appeal it.

There are ways to get money from your health insurance company even after they denied your initial claim. Here’s what to do if your health insurance isn't covering your best interests.

 

What To Know Before You Sign a Contract

Contract issues are a popular topic on my show, but perhaps even more so as a call to my Consumer Action Center, where a team of more than 100 volunteers can field your questions 45 hours each week to offer free advice. "Agreements" are the new contracts When somebody hands ...

Survey: The best and worst banks

Survey: The best and worst banks

Some of the biggest banks in the country had some of the worst customer service in a recent survey. Clark tells you who ranks the worst, and which banks are the best.

Get cash for your unwanted gift cards

Get cash for your unwanted gift cards

There are websites that will let you cash in those unwanted gift cards you received over the holiday season.

Is Your Password Easy To Hack?

Do I have a special warning for you about your passwords that is going to unsettle you. But don't worry, there's also a simple solution you can put in place too! Make your password hard to hack with one additional keystroke Cleveland.com reports criminals have gotten so good at cracking ...

Protect your iPhone against this new virus

Protect your iPhone against this new virus

For the first time ever there is a significant virus that is stealing data from iPhones. Here’s how it works, and how to keep your phone from getting infected.

 

The #1 Insurance Policy Small Businesses Need But Don't Know About

If you have a small business, there's a new insurance policy I recommend to protect you in the event of a data breach. Why small businesses need breach insurance We hear so much about the big companies in the news with data breaches -- Sony, Target, Home Depot -- but ...

Protect against retail data breach this holiday

Protect against retail data breach this holiday

Despite all the retail computer breaches, a survey shows that isn't going to stop holiday shoppers this year. How to protect your information from getting stolen this holiday season.

Don't Give Your Social Security Number at These Places

When should you give your Social Security number and when should you not? My rule on giving out my Social Security number is that I don't do it, unless I know it's absolutely, positively required for what I'm doing. Companies and institutions ask for our Social Security numbers like they're ...

 

How To Avoid Going Into Debt for the Holidays

With the holidays around the corner, it is time to start thinking of everything that comes with the season. From putting up lights on your house to buying gifts for your loved ones, there is a lot to get done. Because of this, the Christmas season can be stressful and ...

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