Top 5 bad consumer ideas

January 7, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
7 On Your Side's Michael Finney answers your consumer questions.

Michael Finney helps you get the most out of your money and keeps you up to date on the latest consumer news.

Finney looks at the list of top five bad ideas for consumers in 2008.

Top five bad ideas for consumers in 2008

  • The first is buying into an upgraded DVD system.
  • The second is becoming a secret shopper.
  • The third is betting by cell phone.
  • The fourth is sending a card asking for more information.
  • The fifth is applying for one more credit card.

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