SHOW #62 (June 7, 2015)
SATISFACTION RATINGS: PAY TV, ISPs & WIRELESS.
Also: Weight loss scams, the high cost of credit card cash advances, common dog training mistakes and when convenience foods are worth the price.
 
         
     
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NBC News: Survey: Internet, Cable Companies Disappoint Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission warns that advertising claims for weight loss products and services inevitably over-promise. The products and services themselves almost always under-deliver. Changing your diet and exercising more are the keys to successful weight loss. Find out how to evaluate weight loss and fitness claims before you buy products or services that claim to make it fast or easy to slim down or shape up by going to the FTC's Weight Loss & Fitness page.

NBC News: How Much A Cash Advance Will Really Cost You



Mikkel Becker is a certified trainer specializing in dogs and cats, co-author of five books in the
Ultimate Pet Lover series and the resident trainer for Vetstreet.com. Mikkel, who lives in the
Puget Sound area, does personalized pet training. You can contact her at Mikkel.Becker@gmail.com.

 

 

Vetstreet: The Things Dog Owners Say That Make This Trainer Crazy

Vetstreet: Are You Guilty Of These Dog Training Mistakes?

ShopSmart: Convenience Will Cost You At The Supermarket

Consumer Reports: Sunscreen Buying Guide

FREE microchipping at Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Woodinville in June


 

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