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Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 04:02 PM CDT

New Rule Helps Combat High-Interest Payday Loans

New Rule Helps Combat High-Interest Payday Loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently finalized a new rule that prohibits lenders from issuing loans with fees so high that the customer can't afford to pay them back.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 07:18 AM CDT

Petition to Change HOA's Roof Ruling Gaining Signatures

Petition to Change HOA's Roof Ruling Gaining Signatures

Residents of the Tehama Ridge community are backing their neighbor after their HOA demanded that he replace his roof.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 06:58 AM CDT

New Federal Student Loans Will Get More Expensive July 1

New Federal Student Loans Will Get More Expensive July 1

If you plan on taking out a student loan for the upcoming year, it’ll cost you even more.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 05:49 PM CDT

Plano Couple Loses $17,000 In Online Car Scheme

Plano Couple Loses $17,000 In Online Car Scheme

The FBI is warning consumers nationwide of a surge in complaints regarding phony online car transactions.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 04:55 AM CDT

ICYMI: Scammers Get Grandma to Pay $4K in Gift Cards

ICYMI: Scammers Get Grandma to Pay $4K in Gift Cards

The Grandparent Scam is a scheme that tricks senior citizens into wiring money over the phone to get a relative out of harm's way, but now scammers want gift cards, too.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 05:37 PM CDT

Security Risks From Your Internet Router

Security Risks From Your Internet Router

You might have heard about the malware, believed to be Russia-linked, that is targeting WiFi routers around the world. The FBI is urging people to take immediate action by re-setting their routers.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 07:12 AM CDT

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Home Inspectors

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Home Inspectors

Even though home inspectors are required to be licensed in Texas, we’ve received complaints from consumers who say their inspector wasn’t thorough and missed major problems in their home.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 06:21 PM CDT

Contractor Paid Up Front, Doesn't Finish Pool

Contractor Paid Up Front, Doesn't Finish Pool

A homeowner cannot use his pool, and the contractor has not shown up to finish the work after he was paid most of the money he was owed before the job was completed.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 07:10 AM CDT

Denton Woman Escapes Burning Kia

Denton Woman Escapes Burning Kia

A woman in Denton said she was driving to work when out of nowhere her Kia burst into flames.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 07:42 AM CDT

Man Claims HOA Preventing Him From Selling His Home

Man Claims HOA Preventing Him From Selling His Home

A Fort Worth man said his homeowners association is preventing him from selling his home because they don't like the color of his new roof.

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