Consumer Report

Juicing the Numbers: How Much Do Texans Pay for Electricity?

By Candy's Dirt / May 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

As the mercury begins to rise, we all begin to think about our electricity bills. But how much per kilowatt hour do Texans pay? And how does that compare across the country? One data website created heat maps to illustrate just that. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Americans spend about 12.7 cents per […]

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Keller State Rep Proposes Roofer Registry To Protect Texas Homeowners

By Joanna England / April 24, 2019 / 1 Comment

Recent severe weather has brought the issue of fly-by-night roofing companies to the forefront of the Texas Legislature. To combat scammers that prey on homeowners after hail storms and high winds, Texas State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-Keller) introduced HB 2101, also known as the Reroofing Contractor Registration Act.  In order to comply with the proposed law, […]

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By Candy's Dirt / March 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Freeze or Lock, Safeguarding Your Child’s Credit History Can Save Them Later

By Bethany Erickson / October 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Do you know if your child has a credit history? I’ll admit, even with all my work busting scams and investigating consumer complaints, I had never really taken the time to check. But that’s changing — and many parents we talked to said they’ve either frozen or locked their child’s credit or are considering it, […]

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