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CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Refund-Anticipation Products

January 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Paying off bills, setting money aside for a future vacation or building up savings are just a few examples of what many consumers plan to do with a tax refund, if they expect to receive one. Few, if any, have carved out plans to …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: We are Here to Help

January 21, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansans engage in various transactions every day. From paying electric bills to purchasing toys and electronics, we all have something in common – we are all consumers. For the most part, these purchases occur with no issue, …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: RESOLVE TO BE A SMART CONSUMER IN 2015

December 31, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel wants to help you resolve to be a savvy consumer in 2015. He released this consumer alert today with a list of New Year’s resolutions that serve as valuable reminders to help consumers protect …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: RESOLVED TO GET IN SHAPE IN 2015? AG ISSUES TIPS TO HELP YOU GET FIT WITHOUT GETTING TAKEN

December 23, 2014

LITTLE ROCK –  Arkansas consumers who are making New Year’s resolutions to drop a few pounds in 2015 should select a fitness club or gym with care and review contracts before committing to memberships.

Health spas and fitness clubs are …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: MANY HAPPY RETURNS WHEN CONSUMERS ARE INFORMED ABOUT REFUND AND EXCHANGE POLICIES

December 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK –  Sometimes, even Santa gets your sweater size wrong or stuffs your stocking with a video game you already own. Because some holiday gifts unavoidably will go back to the store for refunds or exchanges, Attorney General Dustin …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: SAFETY TIPS FOR DECKING THE HALLS

December 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans make their homes warm and inviting for the holidays by stringing lights on rooftops and lighting festive candles, they should make safety a priority to avoid mishaps and possible injuries.

To help Arkansas …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: BE A SAVVY GIFT CARD GIVER

December 03, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – On the hunt for the perfect gifts, many consumers find that gift cards are the best fit. Gift cards are one of the most popular gift items during the holiday season because they are easy to give and to receive.

Gift card …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: DONATE WITH CARE

November 26, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans reflect on their gratitude over the holiday season, many will look for ways to give back. Consumers should give wisely to make sure that their donations will help those in need, not scammers.

Arkansas ranks ninth …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: FIND DEALS, NOT TROUBLE, SHOPPING ONLINE

November 19, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – For many Arkansans, the last slice of Thanksgiving pie fuels the search for the best holiday gifts. For years, an increasing number of consumers have begun the holiday gift hunt online the Monday following Thanksgiving, or …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: DON’T BE LEFT IN THE COLD THIS WINTER

November 12, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Recent weather reports indicate that Arkansas consumers are in for a chill in the upcoming weeks, and with the colder weather comes rising heating costs.   

According to a survey of residential energy consumption in Arkansas, …   - Read More >