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CONSUMER ALERT: REAP POST-HOLIDAY SAVINGS BY WINTERIZING HOME

December 28, 2011 LITTLE ROCK Now that all the gifts have been opened and the holiday bills are waiting to be paid, its the perfect time to winterize your home and start saving some money in the process. The average American family wastes 20 percent to 40 …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: THINK TWICE BEFORE BUYING EXTENDED WARRANTIES

December 21, 2011 LITTLE ROCK The Christmas shopping season is nearing its end, which, for many, means they only need to purchase a final few gifts. Others, however, are just now crossing off the first names on their Christmas lists. Whether you are at the …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: KEEP HOLIDAYS SAFE AND INJURY FREE

December 14, 2011 LITTLE ROCK Twinkling lights, glowing candles and elaborate outdoor displays all provide much anticipated cheer during the holiday season. Unfortunately, in addition to putting smiles on faces, holiday decorations also lead to thousands of …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID SURPRISES WHEN SHOPPING FOR GIFT CARDS

December 07, 2011 Chances are, someone on your Christmas list this year hopes a gift card to his or her favorite store will be waiting under the Christmas tree. In recent years, gift cards have become one of the most of not the most requested Christmas …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: DON’T LET RETURN POLICIES HAMPER HOLIDAY JOY

November 30, 2011 LITTLE ROCK - With stores opening as early as Thanksgiving night this year, the holiday shopping season is officially off and running. Before Arkansans rush to purchase gifts for all the people on their lists, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: TIPS FOR A SAFE CYBER MONDAY

November 23, 2011 LITTLE ROCK As Americans gear up for the holiday shopping season, many will spend a portion of their day surfing the Internet for deals from online retailers. While shopping online can make your holiday gift-buying faster and easier, there …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: TIPS FOR SAFE TRAVELS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

November 16, 2011 LITTLE ROCK- With the holiday season upon us, many Arkansans will soon be taking to the roads to celebrate with family and friends. To help Arkansans make the most of their Thanksgiving and Christmas sojourns, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: STOP UNWANTED TEXT MESSAGES

November 09, 2011 LITTLE ROCK Unwanted text messages on your mobile phone arent only annoying, they can be costly too. Texting is a great, quick and unobtrusive way to stay in touch with family, friends and co-workers, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said. …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: BE SMART WHEN SHOPPING FOR MOBILE APPS

November 02, 2011 LITTLE ROCK By the end of 2011, one of every two Americans is expected to own a smart phone, and just about all who do will download one or more apps, or software applications, that will allow their phones to perform such functions as …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: TIPS FOR MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT

October 26, 2011 LITTLE ROCK If you are a current or newly eligible Medicare beneficiary, now is the time to enroll or make changes to your Medicare coverage. Medicare instituted an earlier, longer open enrollment period for beneficiaries this year, which …   - Read More >