SHOW #63 (June 14, 2015) THE RIGHT WAY TO SHOP FOR A MATTRESS. Also: How to find a good gym or health club, what people hate about customer service, elder financial abuse, a library where you borrow cats and things that go on sale in June.
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The full Checkbook Health Club report includes a price comparison and tips to help you make a smart decision and avoid getting burned. As a courtesy to KOMO listeners, the subscriber-based report will be available on this site at no charge until June 28, 2015.
Financial abuse of older Americans is a serious and growing problem. It's estimated that seniors lose more than $3 billion each year to financial exploitation. Most cases are never reported. EverSafe has prepared a list of 10 tips to help prevent this fraud. The EverSafe website also has more information about elder financial abuse.
In Las Cruces, New Mexico, at the Dona Ana county office building, cats from a local shelter are brought to visit, and made available to any employee looking for a moment of purr bliss. Watch Steve Hartman's story, The Cat's Meow, from CBS Sunday Morning.
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