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Talk Credit Radio: Money Scams You Won’t Believe

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This week on Talk Credit Radio: Friday September 16, 2011

Tune into Talk Credit Radio this week with Credit.com’s personal finance expert Gerri Detweiler, live from 4-5 ET/1-2 PT on WSRQ.

Money Scams You Won’t Believe! Interview With The Consumerist

This week on Talk Credit Radio, host Gerri Detweiler interviews Ben Popken, managing editor of the wildly popular blog, The Consumerist, about top money scams—and how to avoid them.

Among the tricks and cons they’ll cover:

  • A new twist on the old advance fee loan scam
  • The black money scam
  • Apple computers aren’t supposed to get viruses—but they can if you fall for this one
  • The laptop “deal” that proved to be a steal (for the seller)
  • A refi swindle that’s costing homeowners their homes.

Ben will also share:

  • A unique way to avoid early termination fees, and
  • Two simple things consumers could do right now to stop 90% of scams in their tracks.

Miss the show? Listen to the podcast on Top Money Scams and How to Avoid Them here:


Plus, hear how one woman stopped a Facebook fraudster in his tracks. It’s hilarious!

Also on Talk Credit Radio, Beverly Harzog discusses the details of her startling story that she wrote about recently on Credit.com: Confessions of A Former Credit Card-a-holic. She’ll share how, early in her career, she got way in over her head. And she’ll also reveal what it took for her to dig her way out.

Finally, host Gerri Detweiler will offer her most important advice for couples going through divorce. Learn how to save your credit if your marriage is falling apart.

Call in live or submit a credit question for Gerri to answer on the show, and if she uses it on the air, you’ll win a free copy of your choice of  her books, Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights or Reduce Debt, Reduce Stress: Real Life Solutions for Your Credit Crisis. Call into the live program at 941-373-1220 or send your question by email to creditexperts@credit.com. (Be sure to note your question is for Talk Credit Radio.)

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