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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 >

CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID UNNECESSARY SCARES THIS HALLOWEEN

October 19, 2011 LITTLE ROCK With Halloween lurking just around the corner, many Arkansans are busy making plans for the autumn holiday, decorating porches and front doors, buying sweets to hand out to trick-or-treaters and selecting scary -- or not-so-scary …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: MEASURE FIREWOOD BEFORE YOU BUY

October 12, 2011 LITTLE ROCK The air is starting to cool and the leaves are starting to change from greens to reds and golds, and that means its the time of year that many Arkansans buy firewood. To help consumers make smart purchases, Attorney General …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: BE WARY OF TICKET RESELLERS

October 05, 2011 LITTLE ROCK -- When the Razorbacks are winning, tickets to University of Arkansas football games become a hot commodity, whether the team is playing in Fayetteville or in Little Rock. Hog fans hoping to score a seat at one of the big games …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: KNOW HOW TO PREVENT FIRE-RELATED DEATHS

September 28, 2011 While deaths caused by fire have gradually decreased over the last several years, they are still much too common. On average, in 2009, someone died in a fire about every 175 minutes and someone was injured every 31 minutes. According to the …   - Read More >