Jul 17, 2011

American Airlines charges for something it gives away free

A Mansfield, Texas man is furious at American Airlines over a misunderstanding about how much it would have cost for his two grandchildren and their parents to pre-board flights on a recent trip. He…

Sep 2, 2010

How to lose almost $50,000 through betting on someone else to die

Sharon Brady realizes that she will never see the 16 percent annual return she was promised on her $50,000 investment. Worse, she realizes she may have lost most of her money.

“This actually makes…

Aug 29, 2010

Bee hive removal causes neighbors to buzz angrily

Two Fort Worth neighbors are fighting about whether to bee or not to bee.

A hive began growing two months ago behind the siding of the house next door to Cody Tucker’s. Tucker talked to his…

Aug 29, 2010

Free Document Destruction Leaves Watchdog Nation Founder Happy

Watchdog Nation is all about protecting yourself for free and in just seconds.

That’s how I try to operate my life — free and fast. And I bet you do, too.

Sometimes, though, that can clutter…

Aug 29, 2010
Aug 22, 2010

Watchdog Nation’s oldest citizen celebrates her 100th birthday

Of all the people Watchdog Nation has tried to help in the past several years, Ruth Wingfield is our favorite.

Today, she celebrates her 100th birthday. That officially makes her the…

Aug 15, 2010

What do Steven Slater, the Barefoot Bandit, Wells Fargo and Apple all have in common?

Let’s look at some of the cultural stars of the summer of 2010:

> The Jet Blue flight attendant who wouldn’t bandage his head cut and couldn’t wait a few more minutes to visit the airport bar.

Aug 8, 2010

Meet the dog that hates smart meter installers

Watchdog Nation introduces you to another watchdog. His name is Riley. He’s 14 months old. A Vizsla. A real dog.

Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation: Bite Back When Businesses and Scammers Do You Wrong shows you how to save money

Meet Riley. He doesn’t care for smart meters.

From his point of…

Aug 7, 2010

The alarm salesman who rang the wrong doorbell

My doorbell might be the worst one to ring if you’re a slippery salesman who doesn’t play by the rules. Ask the sales guy who pestered me the other day. I bet he wishes he never stopped by.

At…

Aug 6, 2010

Is Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation headed to China?

The idea behind Watchdog Nation is that consumers can use smart tools and strategies to avoid financial troubles, but when trouble appears, you can fight back and win. Another part of Watchdog…

Aug 2, 2010

Fighting financial exploitation of elderly

I keep meeting older adults who have lost money in exploitative financial investments.

There was the financial adviser who convinced his clients to invest $50,000 in a life settlements, but the…

Aug 2, 2010

Assumptions kick our butt

The same dude, George Santayana, who said the most quoted line in the world (“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”) also said: “That life is worth living is the most…

Aug 2, 2010

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Aug 2, 2010
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