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2024 Home Flooring Trends
2024 Home Flooring Trends
Flooring
Published February 15th, 2024
2024 Flooring trends including durable flooring options
Ask Dale: Free vacation offer-what's the catch?
Ask Dale: Free vacation offer-what's the catch?
Ask Dale
Published February 13th, 2024
Offer for a free vacation if I sign up for something. Is is too good to be true?
Three for Thursday 02.08.2024
Three for Thursday 02.08.2024
Three For Thursday
Published February 8th, 2024
Chick-fil-A is not my favorite meal choice, but it is one of my favorite meal destinations, and here is why. I was rounding the drive through one recent evening and caught an old obscure song on my car radio. My window was down, and the young man taking m
Delivery driver steals my package and TrustDALE gets the company to pay up!
Delivery driver steals my package and TrustDALE gets the company to pay up!
Published February 8th, 2024
Uber eats driver delivers my food and takes another package that was sitting on my porch!
Dale's Consumer Do's and Don'ts February 2024
Dale's Consumer Do's and Don'ts February 2024
Dale's Do's and Dont's
Published February 6th, 2024
Dale's Consumer Do's and Don'ts for February 2024
Three for Thursday 2.1.2024
Three for Thursday 2.1.2024
Three For Thursday
Published February 1st, 2024
I tend to believe good things will stay the same or simply get better. Ok, that’s not a bad world view, but it is a bit pollyannish. Recently, I lost another great friend. His name was Perry.  He lived life to the fullest up to the end, and I believe
Why you should hire a licensed plumber rather than the guy down the street!
Why you should hire a licensed plumber rather than the guy down the street!
Plumbing
Published January 29th, 2024
When it comes to plumbing issues in your home, it's tempting to seek the quickest and cheapest solution. However, choosing to hire a licensed plumber instead of "the guy down the street" can make a world of difference in terms of safety, quality, and
Three for Thursday 01.25.2024
Three for Thursday 01.25.2024
Three For Thursday
Published January 25th, 2024
What’s wrong with football? If you know me personally, you know I’m a big football fan. So, I have noticed a trend of more people promoting the viewpoint that the game, especially the pro game is rigged. People, (even some I otherwise respect) claim their
Sketchy of the Week: Credit Karma
Sketchy of the Week: Credit Karma
Banking, Credit, and Loans
Published January 24th, 2024
Personal finance company Credit Karma is accused of deceiving the very people it tries to help. Dale explains what you need to do if Credit Karma's deceit took a bite out of your credit score.
Why You Should Start Planning Now for Your Spring Landscape Project
Why You Should Start Planning Now for Your Spring Landscape Project
Landscaping
Published January 22nd, 2024
As winter blankets the landscape with snow and cold temperatures, it might seem counterintuitive to start thinking about your spring landscape project. However, seasoned homeowners and landscaping enthusiasts know that planning ahead is the key to a
Three for Thursday 01.18.2024
Three for Thursday 01.18.2024
Three For Thursday
Published January 18th, 2024
When was the last time you were stunned to learn something, you did not expect to learn? It happened for me when I discovered many Americans do not insist on validation before they accept a news report as fact. I realized that my four-year degree in journ
Make the right choice for your moving insurance BEFORE you need it!
Make the right choice for your moving insurance BEFORE you need it!
Moving Companies
Published January 15th, 2024
Moving to a new home can be an exciting but stressful experience. It involves a lot of planning, packing, and coordination. One crucial aspect of the moving process that often gets overlooked is insurance. While professional moving companies take gre
Three for Thursday 01.11.2024
Three for Thursday 01.11.2024
Three For Thursday
Published January 11th, 2024
I recently received a free package of greeting cards from a charity to which I do not regularly contribute. I instantly considered whether I should use them, even though I had no intention of donating. The items are called “donor premiums” and are a time-
Ask Dale: The mechanic damaged my car. What can I do?
Ask Dale: The mechanic damaged my car. What can I do?
Auto Repair
Published January 10th, 2024
The mechanic damaged my car. What can I do?
Make use of your basement space to add value to your home!
Make use of your basement space to add value to your home!
Basement Remodel - Complete
Published January 8th, 2024
When it comes to expanding your living space and increasing the value of your home, basement renovations are a fantastic investment. Basements are often underutilized, dark, and dingy spaces that can be transformed into vibrant, functional areas that
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Dale's New Book:
Don't Get Scammed: Get Smart!
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SCAMMERS BEWARE: SEASONED CONSUMER INVESTIGATOR DALE CARDWELL GIVES READERS A GAME PLAN TO AVOID RIP-OFFS