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The Resource Scam-proof your life : 377 smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches, by Sid Kirchheimer

Scam-proof your life : 377 smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches, by Sid Kirchheimer

Label
Scam-proof your life : 377 smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches
Title
Scam-proof your life
Title remainder
377 smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches
Statement of responsibility
by Sid Kirchheimer
Title variation
Smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
jJSY
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Kirchheimer, Sid
Dewey number
381.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Consumer protection
  • Consumer education
  • Finance, Personal
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fraud
  • Personal fianance
Label
Scam-proof your life : 377 smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches, by Sid Kirchheimer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Published in hardcover by AARP in 2006. Published in paperback in 2007 by Sterling Publishing
Contents
Cars: don't get taken for a ride -- Homes: defend your dream (mortgages, closing costs, strategies for buying & selling, home repairs & renovations) -- Credit cards: save paper on your plastic -- Telephone service: be a talking tightwad -- College: get schooled on scholarship toolsl -- Travel: go more places for less -- Medical errors: survive a hospital stay, prevent procedure errors, avert medication mishaps, get more from doctors -- Healthcare ripoffs: hospital expenses, tests & procedures, medications, nursing homes & assisted living residences -- Everyday protection: medication smarts, fighting germs at home & in public, food safety -- Identity theft: armor-plate your name & reputation -- On the job: Your rights at work: avoiding a layoff, get more when you say goodbye, fighting an unlawful dismissal, starting over -- Dirty dozen: Advance fee loans, ATM skimming, charity cheats, door-to-door deception, employment scams, financial account updates & alerts, foreign lotteries, gift grift, government cons, "kid" candy & magazine sales, Nigerian letter, pyramid schemes
Control code
ocm83601001
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781402745058
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)83601001
Label
Scam-proof your life : 377 smart ways to protect you & your family from ripoffs, bogus deals & other consumer headaches, by Sid Kirchheimer
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Published in hardcover by AARP in 2006. Published in paperback in 2007 by Sterling Publishing
Contents
Cars: don't get taken for a ride -- Homes: defend your dream (mortgages, closing costs, strategies for buying & selling, home repairs & renovations) -- Credit cards: save paper on your plastic -- Telephone service: be a talking tightwad -- College: get schooled on scholarship toolsl -- Travel: go more places for less -- Medical errors: survive a hospital stay, prevent procedure errors, avert medication mishaps, get more from doctors -- Healthcare ripoffs: hospital expenses, tests & procedures, medications, nursing homes & assisted living residences -- Everyday protection: medication smarts, fighting germs at home & in public, food safety -- Identity theft: armor-plate your name & reputation -- On the job: Your rights at work: avoiding a layoff, get more when you say goodbye, fighting an unlawful dismissal, starting over -- Dirty dozen: Advance fee loans, ATM skimming, charity cheats, door-to-door deception, employment scams, financial account updates & alerts, foreign lotteries, gift grift, government cons, "kid" candy & magazine sales, Nigerian letter, pyramid schemes
Control code
ocm83601001
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781402745058
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)83601001

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