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Add Twitter to your customer service arsenal

Tired of being on hold for customer service? Try TwitterConsumers exhausted by customer service phone lines - and the muzak they're subject to while waiting to speak with a real live human - are increasingly turning to an alternative: Twitter.

 

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LifeSmarts arming teens with 'dollars and sense'

This year, NCPW partners—which includes AARP, Better Business Bureau, Consumer Federation of America, and a handful of federal government agencies and others—are focusing Dollars and Sense: Rated “A” for All Ages on highlighting consumer education for every stage of life – from grade school to retirement.

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Avoiding online car buying scams

Don't fall for an online auto-buying scamWhen it comes time to buy a car, consumers are more empowered than ever thanks in large part to the Internet and its offerings of car reviews, online vehicle history reports, detailed car listings, and more. The Internet has also, unfortunately, given scammers a new venue to find auto-buying victims.

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