Elderly parent conned into purchasing extended vehicle warranty

April 7, 2015 15:43 by Consumer Ed
Dear Consumer Ed: I came across a $395 charge on my 88 year-old father’s Visa card statement.  My father has dementia, and was conned into purchasing an extended warranty on his 2011 vehicle.  My father will be charged $160 per month for the next 18 months.  I have contacted the... [More]

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Car sales price is higher than advertised price

March 31, 2015 14:57 by Consumer Ed
Dear Consumer Ed: I responded to an ad for a car on a website listed for $24,799. When I spoke to a salesman, he said the price is actually more than $1800 higher. He explained this difference was because the advertised price includes discounts and rebates that I did not qualify for. I asked him to ... [More]

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How long does a hospital have to bill a patient for an out-patient procedure?

March 10, 2015 16:07 by Consumer Ed
Dear Consumer Ed: How long does a hospital have to send me a bill for an out-patient procedure?  It has been four months since the procedure, and it is hard to know how to budget for this expense. In addition, it may be too late by the time I get the bill to claim it as part of my medical expen... [More]

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