SHOW #33 (November 16, 2014) SIMPLE WAYS TO 'CATIFY' YOUR HOUSE. Also: More fallout from
The Home Depot data breach, help a loved-one with Alzheimer's deal with the
holiday stress, prepaid debit cards, avoid charity scams and Consumer
Reports tests pop-up turkey thermometers.
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Prepaid debit cards are exploding in
popularity. Some people now use them instead of costly bank accounts. But
unlike traditional bank accounts, these prepaid cards do not come with the
same guaranteed protections or required fee disclosures. The Consumer
Financial Protection Bureau has proposed the first rules to regulate this
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