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Leslie Gaydos is on the lookout for deals, scams, recalls and everything to help save you money

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:37 PM EDT

DNA Kits Yield Different Results From Two Companies

DNA Kits Yield Different Results From Two Companies

Millions of people have done it and you may be one of them – sent off a saliva sample to figure out your DNA ancestry. But one Massachusetts man is questioning how accurate these tests really are after...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM EDT

Responds: Stove Troubles Kick Major Retailer Into Gear

Responds: Stove Troubles Kick Major Retailer Into Gear

When you buy a major kitchen appliance, adding an extended warranty is often an option. A Massachusetts woman did just that and then discovered she couldn’t get the repair she thought she deserved. Enza...

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 11:43 PM EST

Wire Transfer Scam Cost Would-Be Homeowner $300,000

Wire Transfer Scam Cost Would-Be Homeowner $300,000

Across Massachusetts, would-be homeowners are falling prey to a scam that could cost them their entire down payment. Ted Williams was on the verge of buying his first home in Andover when an email scam happened...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 05:56 PM EST

RMV Look-Alike Website Took Nantucket Man for a Ride

RMV Look-Alike Website Took Nantucket Man for a Ride

Some devastated pet owners across the country are sounding off on social media, claiming a recalled dog food may have killed their pets. Jennifer Jubinville is still mourning the loss of her dog, Staley, who...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 05:43 PM EST

'I'm Heartbroken About It:' Dog Owner Claims Food Killed Pet

'I'm Heartbroken About It:' Dog Owner Claims Food Killed Pet

Some devastated pet owners across the country are sounding off on social media, claiming a recalled dog food may have killed their pets. Jennifer Jubinville is still mourning the loss of her dog, Staley, who...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 06:07 PM EST

Stop Social Media Snooping

Stop Social Media Snooping

Your privacy is for sale and it’s being compromised. What you think is secret online, may not be. Near-daily data breaches and security leaks make it even more difficult to keep your personal information secure....

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 09:33 AM EST

Couch Proves Not to Be 'Goof Proof' at Discount Store

Couch Proves Not to Be 'Goof Proof' at Discount Store

George Papadopoulos just wants to sit back and relax on his couch but says years of problems with the piece of furniture have been anything but. Papadopoulos says he bought leather sectionals at Bob's Discount...

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 03:12 PM EST

High Scores, Higher Charges: Teen Racks Up $13K Xbox Bill

High Scores, Higher Charges: Teen Racks Up $13K Xbox Bill

Having teenage video gamers can lead to big fights about screen time limits, but in the Schoepke house, it cost the family more than just their time. "Thirteen months of multi-hundred dollar charges. Everybody...

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 11:49 PM EST

New iPhone Feature Can Help You Track and Limit Your Screen Time

New iPhone Feature Can Help You Track and Limit Your Screen Time

Do you have any idea how much you use your smart phone each day? If you have an Apple device, it's not a guessing game anymore. The IOS 12 update contains a new feature called "Screen Time" that will tell you...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 09:57 AM EST

Woman Duped in Gift Card Scam: 'I Feel Used'

Woman Duped in Gift Card Scam: 'I Feel Used'

Janice Heath is kicking herself after she was duped into giving away $5,500. “I feel used and angry that I didn’t trust my gut,” said Janice. “I should have just put him on hold and called the police and not...

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