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Consumer Alert

Free trials and tribulations

Lisa Lake

As you browse online, you probably see offers to try out cool products or services for free. This can be tempting and, many times, it’s okay to check them out.

Consumer Alert

Claims in weight loss ads might be false

Rosario Méndez

Some ads for weight loss products promise miracles. They might say that the product works for everyone or will let you lose weight permanently. Those claims are lies.

Consumer Alert

Snack subscription service leaves bad taste

Colleen Tressler

Food delivery services can be a convenience for people with busy lives. Free trial offers and online reviews can help people decide which service they want to use.

Consumer Alert

Don’t let “FREE” cost you

Emma Fletcher

When a company says you can try its product for free, you might think, why not?