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Do not use debit card at the bar Video included

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Many of you will be out and about celebrating your long weekend. But be careful of where you swipe your debit card.
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Restaurant Report Card: Update on failing restaurants Video included

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Each week CBS46 warns you about eating at restaurants in your neighborhood that have failed their health inspections. In this Restaurant Report Card we look back at the worst offenders. More>>

What feature do you want most in the iPhone 6? Video included

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There is a lot of chatter and speculation as to what the iPhone 6 will feature. I want to know...what do you want on the iPhone 6?
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Pharmacy that best suits you Video included

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There are plenty of ways for you to get the medications and supplies you need after visiting the doctor. More>>

Sell iPhone to Gazelle

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You probably have already heard that Apple is expected to reveal the iPhone 6 on September 9th.
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Driver's license point system in GA

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To separate the competent drivers from the incompetent ones, Georgia keeps track with a license point system. More>>

Late summer = great time to buy new car

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As summer winds down, a lot of sales start kicking into high gear...cars included.
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The UPS Store security breach update Video included

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The UPS Store is definitely watching out for their customers, and taking similar steps Target took after that huge breach eight months ago.
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Restaurant Report Card: Chow Bing 59 'U,' Roasters 100 'A' Video included

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A failing health inspection prompted CBS46 to check out a Fulton County restaurant this week. Chow Bing at 3330 Piedmont Rd. in Atlanta scored 59 points and a "U" for unsatisfactory. More>>

Student credit card know-how Video included

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Attending college is a big step for anyone. So is applying for a student credit card.
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The truth about store credit cards

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All those store credit card offers that promise to save you 10% or 15% off your purchase seem like a good idea.
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Follow this checklist to find a good lawyer Video included

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There will more than likely be a time when you are going to need a lawyer, even for something as simple as helping you write your will. But do you know where to start? There is a checklist you should follow More>>

Consumer Reports: Best High Performance Tires for Your Money

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ATLANTA (CBS46) - Ultra-high performance tires are designed for responsive handling and maximum grip and aren't just for expensive sports cars anymore.  You can get them now on mainstream models like the More>>

Just hang up to avoid scams

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Just hang up. That's what postal inspectors say you should do the next time you get a call telling you you've won a lottery but have to pay a fee to collect the winnings. More>>

Consumer Reports: Appliances for back to college

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Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs. More>>

MyHomework App for students and parents Video included

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Sometimes it is hard to keep up with all the new classes and assignments once school is back in session.
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What to know if you take a car on campus Video included

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Not all college students get to take a car with them to campus. But some will have that extra responsibility.
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Ebola fraud with bogus health products Video included

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Since the news of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, fraudsters are working full time to get you to pay up.
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Travel insurance to consider

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Labor Day is just a little more than two weeks away; and you may be packing your bags for vacation. More>>

Save on health care Video included

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Taking care of your body is an ongoing necessity; and it is one that does not come cheaply.
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Changes aid Homesafe Georgia in helping more avoid foreclosure Video included

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When it comes to foreclosures, Georgia makes the top ten of states hardest hit. Yet millions of federal funds meant to keep people from losing their homes have yet to be spent. More>>

Mobile banking deposit drawback Video included

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Technology has made our lives a lot easier, giving us the opportunity to do things such as banking from our phones.
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Raise money via crowdfunding

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Let's say you have a project you want to work on, but you need extra cash to get it off the ground and running.
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Georgia's Own Credit Union card compromise Video included

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Data breaches and compromised accounts are starting to hit closer to home. This time, a local credit union has been affected. Georgia's Own Credit Union is taking steps for each customer who has a card More>>

Items in backpacks that reveal too much

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With kids kicking off a new school year, there is a good chance their backpacks are full. But what is inside those backpacks can actually be dangerous.
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  • Connecting with customer service

    Connecting with customer service

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:51:01 GMT
    You know those times you are not satisfied with a product you bought--and you want to take the issue to customer service. But you end up frustrated because you cannot get through to someone who could help.More >
    You know those times you are not satisfied with a product you bought--and you want to take the issue to customer service.
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  • Get the most money for your used vehicle

    Get the most money for your used vehicle

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-07 20:10:42 GMT
    CBS46 shares secrets to help you get the most money for your used car.More >
    CBS46 shares secrets to help you get the most money for your used car.More >
  • Protect personal data in car

    Protect personal data in car

    Thursday, August 7 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-07 18:28:59 GMT
    Your personal data is with you wherever you go. From your smartphone to your computer and car. And cars are connected, thanks to telematics systems, bluetooth, and navigation. And to be able to use those,More >
    Your personal data is with you wherever you go. From your smartphone to your computer and car.
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  • BPA in receipts

    BPA in receipts

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-08-06 18:38:03 GMT
    You have heard about the chemical BPA that has been linked to health problems. It has been found in products like food and water containers. But those are not the only places. BPA is also in a lot of receiptsMore >
    You have heard about the chemical BPA that has been linked to health problems.More >
  • Hackers breach car wireless systems

    Hackers breach car wireless systems

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-08-05 17:47:16 GMT
    Hackers can get into just about anything. We have seen data breaches of big companies, down to personal account hacking. But it definitely does not stop there. It was only a matter of time they startedMore >
    Hackers can get into just about anything. We have seen data breaches of big companies, down to personal account hacking. But it definitely does not stop there. It was only a matter of time they startedMore >
  • Flying Labor Day weekend? Buy tickets now

    Flying Labor Day weekend? Buy tickets now

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-05 15:50:10 GMT
    Labor Day is less than a month away; and you may be hitting the skies for a getaway. That means there are only two words you need to know: don't wait! You need to go ahead and get your ticket as soon asMore >
    Labor Day is less than a month away; and you may be hitting the skies for a getaway. That means there are only two words you need to know: don't wait!
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  • Words on food labels that fool you

    Words on food labels that fool you

    Monday, August 4 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-08-04 19:03:16 GMT
    Do not be fooled by certain words on food packaging. Their job is to get your attention and get you to pay more. Those words could lead you to believe the food is high quality or even healthier. When inMore >
    Do not be fooled by certain words on food packaging. Their job is to get your attention and get you to pay more.More >
  • What to buy in August

    What to buy in August

    Monday, August 4 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-04 18:57:25 GMT
    With kids headed back to school.. saving every penny possible will ease the dent that's going to be put in your wallet. LifeHacker says... Stock up on linens and storage containers for your college boundMore >
    With kids headed back to school.. saving every penny possible will ease the dent that's going to be put in your wallet.More >
  • Keep your eggs fresh

    Keep your eggs fresh

    Monday, August 4 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-04 17:57:50 GMT
    How careful are you when it comes to buying eggs and keeping them fresh once you pop them in the fridge? To make them last longer, you are going to want to start off with buying the freshest. You may notMore >
    How careful are you when it comes to buying eggs and keeping them fresh once you pop them in the fridge?
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  • What not to say to your auto insurer

    What not to say to your auto insurer

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:01:41 GMT
    A car accident may leave you frazzled; but it shouldn't leave you spilling at the mouth. Saying the wrong words could interfere with your otherwise legitimate claim. Insure.com says do not say... "I'mMore >
    A car accident may leave you frazzled; but it shouldn't leave you spilling at the mouth.
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  • When to update your auto insurance

    When to update your auto insurance

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:24:31 GMT
    Just like your bank account.. you need to keep up with your insurance policies.. auto included.. and make sure they're up to date. Or else you may be forking over more money than necessary. Insurance.comMore >
    Just like your bank account, you need to keep up with your insurance policies--auto included--and make sure they're up to date.
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  • Tricks to use at the grocery store

    Tricks to use at the grocery store

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:19:55 GMT
    The secret is out.. grocery stores are set up.. from top to bottom.. to get you to spend more.But you can outsmart those tricks by not only getting the most for your money, but also the freshest.WiseBreadMore >
    The secret is out.. grocery stores are set up.. from top to bottom.. to get you to spend more.More >
  • Get deals via Twitter

    Get deals via Twitter

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:21:01 GMT
    Social media is a great tool and source for endless deals. You could even create your own discount if you know how to work the system.Kiplinger recommends putting Twitter to good use by searching for hashtags..Like..More >
    Social media is a great tool and source for endless deals. You could even create your own discount if you know how to work the system.More >
  • What not to buy for school...yet

    What not to buy for school...yet

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:04:55 GMT
    You may have waited until the last minute to make sure your kids are set for class.. but don't just start throwing things in the cart because you're in a tizzy.. or else you'll end up doing some unnecessaryMore >
    You may have waited until the last minute to make sure your kids are set for class.. but don't just start throwing things in the cart because you're in a tizzy.More >
  • Cell phone unlocking bill

    Cell phone unlocking bill

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:41:06 GMT
    Think about the times you've wanted to take the cell phone in your hand and add it to a completely different carrier's plan.. because you weren't satisfied with the company you've been using. But you haven'tMore >
    Think about the times you've wanted to take the cell phone in your hand and add it to a completely different carrier's plan.. because you weren't satisfied with the company you've been using. But you haven'tMore >
  • Amazon Wallet app

    Amazon Wallet app

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:22:18 GMT
    If you have too many gift card to keep up with and have an Android, Amazon's latest tech will keep your collection in order. It is appropriately named Amazon Wallet and it keeps your wallet unclutteredMore >
    If you have too many gift card to keep up with and have an Android, Amazon's latest tech will keep your collection in order.More >
  • Amazon hit with lawsuit

    Amazon hit with lawsuit

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:35:30 GMT
    Amazon is being asked to refund customers for unauthorized charges. And those consumers are parents whose children made in-app purchases that gave them credit for games. In turn, Amazon made millions inMore >
    Amazon is being asked to refund customers for unauthorized charges.More >
  • Save on back-to-school supplies

    Save on back-to-school supplies

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:03:38 GMT
    Long gone are the summer days of playing and relaxing. Now it is time to get back into the groove of school.
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    Long gone are the summer days of playing and relaxing. Now it is time to get back into the groove of school.More >
  • Georgia sales tax holiday

    Georgia sales tax holiday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:47:00 GMT
    Mom and dads…get ready to save some money as you get ready to send your kids back to school. According to the National Retail Federation, the average amount spent on supplies sits right around $630 thisMore >
    Mom and dads…get ready to save some money as you get ready to send your kids back to school.
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  • Avoid pet flipping

    Avoid pet flipping

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:58:51 GMT
    Think about pet flipping like this…an organized dog theft ring. And the victims in this type of scam? The dogs. They are stolen from families and typically used for breeding or re-sold. To make sure youMore >
    Think about pet flipping like this…an organized dog theft ring. And the victims in this type of scam? The dogs.
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  • Cost of small pets

    Cost of small pets

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:00:07 GMT
    They are cute, they are fuzzy or feathered. Your kids may see them in a pet store window, or you may find a free one online. But having a small animal will make you dig in your wallet. Starting off withMore >
    They are cute, they are fuzzy or feathered. Your kids may see them in a pet store window, or you may find a free one online.
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  • Keep from paying airline fees

    Keep from paying airline fees

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:19:23 GMT
    Hitting the skies does not come cheap any more, especially with all the new fees that are implemented every time we turn around. Kiplinger says as long as you know how to work the system, you can avoidMore >
    Hitting the skies does not come cheap any more, especially with all the new fees that are implemented every time we turn around.More >
  • Hotel scams to avoid

    Hotel scams to avoid

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:02:00 GMT
    Once you have signed into your hotel, Credit.com says you are not exempt from becoming victim to scammers trying to take advantage of your stay… Let's say you get a call at night on the room's phone.More >
    Once you have signed into your hotel, Credit.com says you are not exempt from becoming victim to scammers trying to take advantage of your stay.More >
  • Secret to getting the best deals; Cheat sheet included

    Secret to getting the best deals; Cheat sheet included

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:27:26 GMT
    How can you tell if an item is full price or as low as it can go? The answer may be staring you right in the face. "There's a lot of little tricks to looking at the price tag to figure out what kind ofMore >
    How can you tell if an item is full price or as low as it can go? The answer may be staring you right in the face.More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: On the road to Rutledge, Madison, Athens

    Restaurant Report Card: On the road to Rutledge, Madison, Athens

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:14:30 GMT
    If you're looking for a quick, in-state getaway where you can enjoy some amazing food here's something that will whet your appetite. CBS46 took its exclusive Restaurant Report Card on the road.More >
    If you're looking for a quick, in-state getaway where you can enjoy some amazing food here's something that will whet your appetite. We headed east to Rutledge, Madison and Athens for good eats.More >
  • How restaurants get you to pay more

    How restaurants get you to pay more

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:03:47 GMT
    Restaurants know how to play the mind game and they do a great job of it. What you do not realize is how they use psychological tricks to get you to spend a little more than planned. So you have the ambiance,More >
    Restaurants know how to play the mind game and they do a great job of it.More >
  • Avoid a faux sale

    Avoid a faux sale

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:00:53 GMT
    Everyone loves a good sale. But is the price on that tag really a worthy deal? Some stores are good at deceiving you. To the customer, these prices are pretty attractive. For the stores, it is a tacticMore >
    Everyone loves a good sale. But is the price on that tag really a worthy deal?More >
  • What happens when you do not pay student loan

    What happens when you do not pay student loan

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:44:08 GMT
    Student loan payments are not the easiest thing to make. But you end up paying a lot more in the end if you are turning to a blind eye to them. Credit.com says if you do not pay them off, the repercussionsMore >
    Student loan payments are not the easiest thing to make. But you end up paying a lot more in the end if you are turning to a blind eye to them.More >
  • What college students do not need

    What college students do not need

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:41:36 GMT
    As a parent, you want the best for your kids. Especially when they are away from home, at college. But you do not have to overdo it by sending them off with items they really do not need. You can saveMore >
    As a parent, you want the best for your kids. Especially when they are away from home, at college.More >
  • Moving? Avoid change of address scams

    Moving? Avoid change of address scams

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:00:17 GMT
    CBS46 tells you how some online companies are profiting by charging you for a service you can get for free.More >
    CBS46 tells you how some online companies are profiting by charging you for a service you can get for free.More >
  • Know this tech info before booking flight

    Know this tech info before booking flight

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:24:09 GMT
    If you love your electronic entertainment, MoneyTalksNews says this is what you need to know prior to booking your flight, to make sure you get all you want. Live television. Some airlines offer satelliteMore >
    If you love your electronic entertainment, this is what you need to know prior to booking your flight, to make sure you get all you want.More >
  • 2014 Pub Crawl for Autism

    2014 Pub Crawl for Autism

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:39:36 GMT
    Come out and rub elbows...and help a great cause! The Pub Crawl benefits Autism Speaks. For $50, you score a T-shirt, 4 free drinks, Fur Bus transportation, and the opportunity to win prizes.It runs fromMore >
    Come out and rub elbows...and help a great cause! The Pub Crawl benefits Autism Speaks.More >
  • Judge: Cobb law firm was wrong in collecting wages from former debtor

    Judge: Cobb law firm was wrong in collecting wages from former debtor

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:35:35 GMT
    A federal lawsuit that alleges controversial law firm Frederick J. Hanna & Associates violated federal debt collection laws by garnishing wages to which it wasn't entitled, will likely continue.More >
    A federal lawsuit that alleges controversial law firm Frederick J. Hanna & Associates violated federal debt collection laws by garnishing wages to which it wasn't entitled, will likely continue.More >
  • Gift card customer survey scams

    Gift card customer survey scams

    Friday, July 11 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 16:14:29 GMT
    You really have to watch out for yourself when it comes to online customer surveys. They may seem harmless but you do not always get the prize that originally lured you in. They are everywhere: receiveMore >
    You really have to watch out for yourself when it comes to online customer surveys.
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  • Restaurant Report Card: On The Road, Blue Ridge Mountains

    Restaurant Report Card: On The Road, Blue Ridge Mountains

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-07-11 12:01:50 GMT
    If you're looking for a quick in state getaway where you can enjoy some good food, you're in luck. CBS46 took our exclusive Restaurant Report Card on the road to the Blue Ridge Mountains in North GeorgiaMore >
    If you're looking for a quick in state getaway where you can enjoy some good food, you're in luck. CBS46 took our exclusive Restaurant Report Card on the road to the Blue Ridge Mountains.More >
  • Earn extra money

    Earn extra money

    Thursday, July 10 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-10 17:19:25 GMT
    You may have a full time job, but having supplemental income is always a big help. There are plenty ways you can make extra cash in your spare time. Reddit suggests… Flipping at yard sales. This is whenMore >
    You may have a full time job, but having supplemental income is always a big help.
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  • Telemarketing scam preys on small businesses

    Telemarketing scam preys on small businesses

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:00:19 GMT
    Taking out a loan could make you vulnerable to telemarketing schemes.More >
    Taking out a loan could make you vulnerable to telemarketing schemes.More >
  • Tech support fraud and avoiding it

    Tech support fraud and avoiding it

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-07-09 17:39:15 GMT
    Tech support fraud has been picking up steam the past few years. More recently, they are taking a different route. Used to, they would try to rip you off with bogus security software. Now, they are callingMore >
    Tech support fraud has been picking up steam the past few years. More recently, they are taking a different route.More >
  • Tin Lizzy's in Kennesaw currently hiring

    Tin Lizzy's in Kennesaw currently hiring

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:03:46 GMT
    Time to submit your resume! Get in on the fun at Tin Lizzy's Cantina in Kennesaw. They are currently hiring and are looking to fill 150 positions.Click here to apply online.Click here to print out a hardMore >
    Time to submit your resume! Get in on the fun at Tin Lizzy's Cantina in Kennesaw.
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  • What to do if your luggage is lost

    What to do if your luggage is lost

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:54:42 GMT
    If your suitcases are not on the conveyer belt at baggage claim because they are delayed, USA.gov says… You need to file a report with the airline prior to leaving the airport. Be sure to fill out a formMore >
    If your suitcases are not on the conveyer belt at baggage claim because they are delayed, USA.gov says…More >
  • GPS tags for luggage

    GPS tags for luggage

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:50:52 GMT
    Being able to track our luggage is going to change over the next few years. A techy addition will put our minds at ease. Which means those paper tags that have been around since the 1930's are becomingMore >
    Being able to track our luggage is going to change over the next few years.
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  • How to avoid psychic scammers

    How to avoid psychic scammers

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:00:16 GMT
    You don't need a crystal ball to know that there are so-called psychics out there who prey on people for money. But if you are a believer, CBS46 tells you some ways to avoid getting ripped off.More >
    You don't need a crystal ball to know that there are so-called psychics out there who prey on people for money. But if you are a believer, CBS46 tells you some ways to avoid getting ripped off.More >
  • What to inspect on prospective home

    What to inspect on prospective home

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:45:31 GMT
    Home inspection day can be exciting. It give you the chance to explore everything around a prospective home. But often, some things are overlooked. Which means there are times when you will need more thanMore >
    Home inspection day can be exciting. It give you the chance to explore everything around a prospective home.More >
  • Avoid patriotic scams

    Avoid patriotic scams

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:43:56 GMT
    As we celebrate our nation's birthday, fraudsters are celebrating with some of their biggest scams. And they are targeting those of you around retirement age. Holidays, especially the 4th of July, are timesMore >
    As we celebrate our nation's birthday, fraudsters are celebrating with some of their biggest scams.
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  • Questions to ask during open house

    Questions to ask during open house

    Monday, July 7 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-07 17:29:43 GMT
    Although the housing market is slowly recovering, many of you are still out looking for home. One important part of the hunt is attending an open house. This meeting is for you, as a potential buyer. TakeMore >
    Although the housing market is slowly recovering, many of you are still out looking for home.More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Best American Food

    Restaurant Report Card: Best American Food

    Friday, July 4 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-04 21:49:07 GMT
    If you're looking for the best burger to chow down on over the Fourth of July weekend, look no further than The Vortex at 438 Moreland Ave. in Atlanta's Little Five Points.More >
    If you're looking for the best burger to chow down on over the Fourth of July weekend, look no further than The Vortex at 438 Moreland Ave. in Atlanta's Little Five Points.More >
  • Freebies for 4th of July

    Freebies for 4th of July

    Friday, July 4 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-07-04 17:17:46 GMT
    Outback Steakhouse...free bloomin' onion with any purchase. Just say "Freedom" to your server.Boston Market...50 percent off any family meal purchase. Click here for the coupon.Bonefish Grill...3 takeoutMore >
    It's a big holiday for freebies and deals.
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  • Norcross group commits fraud

    Norcross group commits fraud

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:46:01 GMT
    Fraud is everywhere—online, via snail mail, and phone calls. But it hits close to home when it is going on in your backyard. A group out of Norcross has been illegally taking your money. Those under fireMore >
    Fraud is everywhere—online, via snail mail, and phone calls. But it hits close to home when it is going on in your backyard.More >
  • Scammers targeting your cell phone bill

    Scammers targeting your cell phone bill

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-02 21:00:30 GMT
    Reading your phone bill can be a drag, but it could also save you from bogus charges added on by scammers.More >
    Reading your phone bill can be a drag, but it could also save you from bogus charges added on by scammers.More >
  • Power of attorney, picking an agent, and fraud

    Power of attorney, picking an agent, and fraud

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-01 21:29:52 GMT
    A lot of people want to know…what is a power of attorney…and who needs one? You need one! You, the principal, decide on an agent who will handle your money situation. The document that appoints that agentMore >
    A lot of people want to know…what is a power of attorney…and who needs one? You need one!
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  • Common insurance scam costs you more money every year

    Common insurance scam costs you more money every year

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-01 03:00:19 GMT
    Simply driving to work or your child's soccer practice could put you at risk for a multi-billion dollar scam. And even if you aren't directly affected, it's still costing you money.More >
    Simply driving to work or your child's soccer practice could put you at risk for a multi-billion dollar scam. And even if you aren't directly affected, it's still costing you money.More >
  • Religious leader steals from church-goers

    Religious leader steals from church-goers

    Monday, June 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-30 21:00:16 GMT
    What if someone you trusted came to you about a promising investment?More >
    What if someone you trusted came to you about a promising investment?More >
  • Money musts before 40 and 50

    Money musts before 40 and 50

    Monday, June 30 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-06-30 18:30:36 GMT
    Let's focus on what needs to be done during our 30's, in time for turning 40.More >
    Let's focus on what needs to be done during our 30's, in time for turning 40.More >
  • CBS46 investigates safety of flea and tick drops

    CBS46 investigates safety of flea and tick drops

    Monday, June 30 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-06-30 09:28:45 GMT
    A CBS46 viewer claims an over-the-counter flea and tick product killed her cat. Find out what the experts have to say about the safety of these products.More >
    A CBS46 viewer claims an over-the-counter flea and tick product killed her cat. Find out what the experts have to say about the safety of these products.More >
  • Saving for a college bound student

    Saving for a college bound student

    Friday, June 27 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-06-27 17:53:45 GMT
    Gathering funds for college is not always easy, considering the fact that tuition just keeps on increasing. And that is why you should not wait until the last minute to make financial decisions for—andMore >
    Gathering funds for college is not always easy, considering the fact that tuition just keeps on increasing.
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  • Starbucks tuition reimbursement expectations

    Starbucks tuition reimbursement expectations

    Friday, June 27 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-06-27 16:32:07 GMT
    The Starbucks College Achievement Plan is a program developed to help Starbucks employees get a degree. Though, it is not money that is just handed to the employees. There is more to it than that. Knowing theMore >
    The Starbucks College Achievement Plan is a program developed to help Starbucks employees get a degree.More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: East Point Corner Tavern 53 'U', Six Feet Under 100 'A'

    Restaurant Report Card: East Point Corner Tavern 53 'U', Six Feet Under 100 'A'

    Friday, June 27 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-06-27 14:06:46 GMT
    East Point Corner TavernEast Point Corner Tavern
    CBS46 traveled to the city of East Point this week to question a restaurant that has failed twice during the past year.
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    CBS46 traveled to the city of East Point this week to question a restaurant that has failed twice during the past year. The manager hid her face with her hand, but was not able to hide her health inspection.More >
  • GA State Bar investigating controversial debt-collecting attorney

    GA State Bar investigating controversial debt-collecting attorney

    Thursday, June 26 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-06-26 18:19:11 GMT
    The State Bar of Georgia is investigating a controversial debt-collecting attorney in Cobb County for possible violations of the Bar's professional rules of conduct. CBS46 News obtained a letter from theMore >
    The State Bar of Georgia is investigating a controversial debt-collecting attorney in Cobb County for possible violations of the Bar's professional rules of conduct. CBS46 News obtained a letter from theMore >
  • Avoid these car rental hidden fees

    Avoid these car rental hidden fees

    Thursday, June 26 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-06-26 17:58:30 GMT
    Rental cars are definitely convenient, especially now that summer is in full swing. But they do not always come cheap. As soon as you think you are leaving the lot with a fairly good deal, you will beMore >
    Rental cars are definitely convenient, especially now that summer is in full swing.More >
  • Credit cards & rental car coverage

    Credit cards & rental car coverage

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-06-26 15:13:29 GMT
    I am going to focus on the different credit card networks: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. CardHub.com reports… Every one of the networks provide some type of car rental insurance coverage. However,More >
    I am going to focus on the different credit card networks and what they do and do not cover when it comes to car rental insurance.
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  • Taxpayers: County is wasting $22m on 'needless' road widening

    Taxpayers: County is wasting $22m on 'needless' road widening

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-06-25 21:52:44 GMT
    The debate over whether a two-lane road in Forsyth County should be widened continues as a CBS46 investigation finds there isn't enough traffic on the road to justify the $22 million project. "I'm madMore >
    The debate over whether a two-lane road in Forsyth County should be widened continues as a CBS46 investigation finds there isn't enough traffic on the road to justify the $22 million project.
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  • Save on dental care

    Save on dental care

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-06-25 17:29:10 GMT
    Whether you like it or not, going to the dentist is extremely important. You can address current problems and prevent other ones from happening. And no, it's not just the tools that scare people away,More >
    Whether you like it or not, going to the dentist is extremely important.
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  • Save on vision care

    Save on vision care

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-06-25 15:39:26 GMT
    Many people do not have their eyes examined because they do not have insurance, while others say it is just too costly. Taking care of your vision should be one of your top priorities. No reason is a goodMore >
    Many people do not have their eyes examined because they do not have insurance, while others say it is just too costly.
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  • Scammed by their own flesh and blood

    Scammed by their own flesh and blood

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-06-25 09:00:22 GMT
    Over 50 people were victims of this scheme and lost more than a million dollars. And all of them were either friends or family of the ring leaders.More >
    Over 50 people were victims of this scheme and lost more than a million dollars. And all of them were either friends or family of the ring leaders.More >
  • Microsoft Outlook Outage

    Microsoft Outlook Outage

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-06-24 19:20:39 GMT
    You may have noticed your Microsoft Outlook email has been down for a good part of Tuesday. Which may have made your work hours a little bit more easy going. For others, it has been a burden. This outageMore >
    You may have noticed your Microsoft Outlook email has been down for a good part of Tuesday.
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  • Protect yourself from medical identity theft

    Protect yourself from medical identity theft

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-06-24 16:34:13 GMT
    Of course, you cannot prevent data breaches, but you can do what it takes to protect yourself from medical identity theft. AARP recommends… Asking your insurers, once a year, for a list of benefits paidMore >
    Of course, you cannot prevent data breaches, but you can do what it takes to protect yourself from medical identity theft.
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  • Detect medical identity theft

    Detect medical identity theft

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-06-24 16:22:17 GMT
    Thieves are out not only to get your credit card number, but your medical information as well. They can use it to see a doctor, get medications, and file claims with your insurance provider. This, in turn,More >
    Thieves are out not only to get your credit card number, but your medical information as well.
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  • Save Money at Starbucks

    Save Money at Starbucks

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-06-24 15:26:26 GMT
    There's a good chance your cup of joe is on the list of what is going to cost you more. And Starbucks is making this change because of their cost structure which encompasses labor, commodities, rent, andMore >
    There's a good chance your cup of joe is on the list of what is going to cost you more.
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  • Elderly parents targeted by lottery scammers

    Elderly parents targeted by lottery scammers

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-06-24 15:04:48 GMT
    A lonely widow is losing her life savings to scammers who just won't stop.More >
    A lonely widow is losing her life savings to scammers who just won't stop.More >
  • How to keep your pet healthy

    How to keep your pet healthy

    Saturday, June 21 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-06-21 16:35:56 GMT
    Everyone wants to show off their pets, but you should also want to show off a healthy one. And that is the key word…keeping them in good health to void too many visits to the vet. The ASPCA says… BrushMore >
    Everyone wants to show off their pets, but you should also want to show off a healthy one.
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  • Avoid locksmith scams

    Avoid locksmith scams

    Friday, June 20 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-06-20 16:19:44 GMT
    Let's say it is the weekend, you might be out for a little fun; but end up locking yourself out of your car or home. Do not just call any locksmith or else you risk being scammed. The Better Business BureauMore >
    Let's say it is the weekend, you might be out for a little fun; but end up locking yourself out of your car or home. Do not just call any locksmith or else you risk being scammed.
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  • Restaurant Report Card: Update on failing restaurants

    Restaurant Report Card: Update on failing restaurants

    Friday, June 20 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-06-20 11:28:17 GMT
    In this week's Restaurant Report Card, Adam Murphy is revisiting some of the worst offenders to see if they've improved on their health inspection scores.More >
    In this week's Restaurant Report Card, Adam Murphy is revisiting some of the worst offenders to see if they've improved on their health inspection scores.

     
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  • Save on summer energy bill

    Save on summer energy bill

    Thursday, June 19 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-06-19 16:38:57 GMT
    Georgia heat can be no joke, especially when the humidity comes out to play. You can still keep your home cooled, without having to fork over too much money.Georgia Power says...Set your thermostat toMore >
    Georgia heat can be no joke, especially when the humidity comes out to play.
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  • Make traveling affordable

    Make traveling affordable

    Thursday, June 19 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-06-19 15:32:15 GMT
    Parents…this one is for you! With just a bit of prep work, you can save a good bit of money and avoid some headaches. RealSimple has some great reminders… If you are taking to the skies, bring the boosterMore >
    Parents…this one is for you! With just a bit of thinking ahead you can save a good bit of money and avoid some headaches.More >
  • Couples turn to crowdfunding to cover fertility treatment costs

    Couples turn to crowdfunding to cover fertility treatment costs

    Thursday, June 19 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-06-19 13:55:57 GMT
    Some couples are finding a way to cover the costs of IVF without compromising their financial future.More >
    Some couples are finding a way to cover the costs of IVF without compromising their financial future.More >
  • Scam artist preys on generous investors

    Scam artist preys on generous investors

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-18 21:00:17 GMT
    Investors were promised low risk and high returns to help people in third world countries. But this deal that sounded too good to be true, was.More >
    Investors were promised low risk and high returns to help people in third world countries. But this deal that sounded too good to be true, was.More >
  • Stores offer unit prices online

    Stores offer unit prices online

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-06-18 18:49:38 GMT
    So many big name stores are hopping on the unit pricing bandwagon, which is really great news if you shop online and want the option to save. Walmart, Costco, Walgreens, FreshDirect, CVS, and Drugstore.comMore >
    So many big name stores are hopping on the unit pricing bandwagon, which is really great news if you shop online and want the option to save.
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  • National Splurge Day, June 18

    National Splurge Day, June 18

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-06-18 15:59:12 GMT
    Guess what...now you have a really good reason to go ahead and give in to that slightly bigger purchase you have been considering. Why? Because June 17 is National Splurge Day! Yes, feel generous and buyMore >
    Guess what...now you have a really good reason to go ahead and give in to that slightly bigger purchase you have been considering.
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  • What to do if your car is on a recall list

    What to do if your car is on a recall list

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-06-17 19:58:34 GMT
    With GM's latest recall of another 3.4 million vehicles, as well as all the others, you need to know how to find out whether or not your car is on one of the countless lists.SaverCar.gov allows you toMore >
    With GM's latest recall of another 3.4 million vehicles, as well as all the others, you need to know how to find out whether or not your car is on one of the countless lists.More >
  • What to look out for when buying a used car

    What to look out for when buying a used car

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-06-17 18:49:23 GMT
    Federal law does prohibit car dealers from selling or leasing new cars that are subject to a manufacturer's recall. But what you may not know, as a used car buyer, is there is no law that protects you.WhenMore >
    Federal law does prohibit car dealers from selling or leasing new cars that are subject to a manufacturer's recall.More >
  • Protect yourself from check washing

    Protect yourself from check washing

    Monday, June 16 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-16 21:00:23 GMT
    CBS46 explains how you can avoid becoming a victim of check washing. More >
    CBS46 explains how you can avoid becoming a victim of check washing. More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Yasin's 48 'U', McGuire's 100 'A'

    Restaurant Report Card: Yasin's 48 'U', McGuire's 100 'A'

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-06-13 03:24:35 GMT
    Yasin's Homestyle Seafood in AtlantaYasin's Homestyle Seafood in Atlanta
    An Atlanta restaurant on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard is in some hot water with the health department this week.
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    An Atlanta restaurant on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard is in some hot water with the health department this week.More >
  • Lottery winnings may be scam

    Lottery winnings may be scam

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-11 21:00:17 GMT
    An estimated 30,000 calls are made from Jamaica to the U.S. every day attempting to defraud Americans. CBS46 explains why you shouldn't fall for their claims.More >
    An estimated 30,000 calls are made from Jamaica to the U.S. every day attempting to defraud Americans.  CBS46 explains why you shouldn't fall for their claims.More >
  • Rewards program for farmers market shoppers

    Rewards program for farmers market shoppers

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-06-10 14:54:47 GMT
    Georgia Organics offers rewards program for farmers market shoppers, so you can buy fresh, local produce and spend less than you would at the grocery store.More >
    Georgia Organics offers rewards program for farmers market shoppers, so you can buy fresh, local produce and spend less than you would at the grocery store.More >
  • Hidden Wedding Costs

    Hidden Wedding Costs

    Monday, June 9 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-06-09 15:22:19 GMT
    There is a good chance your wedding is not going to be cheap. But you can make sure you stay within budget by taking hidden costs into consideration. The Knot says you should be mindful of these...1. WeddingMore >
    There is a good chance your wedding is not going to be cheap.
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  • Save on road trips

    Save on road trips

    Monday, June 9 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-06-09 13:56:18 GMT
    With fairly high gas prices, road trips have become a bit more expensive. But you can still hit the roads to have some fun, without breaking the bank. Credit.com says...Route all the toll roads along yourMore >
    With fairly high gas prices, road trips have become a bit more expensive.
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  • Restaurant Report Card: Hong Kong King Buffet fails 12 times in 8 years

    Restaurant Report Card: Hong Kong King Buffet fails 12 times in 8 years

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:00:22 GMT
    A metro Atlanta restaurant is in hot water after failing a health inspection for the second time this year.
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    A metro Atlanta restaurant is in hot water after failing a health inspection for the second time this year.More >
  • Financial advisor betrays clients' trust

    Financial advisor betrays clients' trust

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-04 21:00:17 GMT
    A longtime financial advisor betrays his clients' trust. More >
    A longtime financial advisor betrays his clients' trust. More >
  • Make mortgage approval process easier

    Make mortgage approval process easier

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-06-04 12:26:18 GMT
    Not every is going to be approved for a mortgage. If you cannot hold up your end of the deal, lenders are not going to let you borrow. To make the approval process easier, MoneyTalksNews says...Do yourMore >
    Not every is going to be approved for a mortgage.More >
  • June 19 Job Fair in Lawrenceville

    June 19 Job Fair in Lawrenceville

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-06-04 11:34:34 GMT
    Get ready to put your resume to good use, as there is a job fair coming to Lawrenceville this month. Whether you are a veteran, transitioning military personnel, student, or recent graduate, check thisMore >
    Get ready to put your resume to good use.More >
  • Winners asked to send money to claim prizes

    Winners asked to send money to claim prizes

    Monday, June 2 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-02 21:00:14 GMT
    You won't believe the lengths scammers will go to take your money, especially once they've got you on the hook. More >
    You won't believe the lengths scammers will go to take your money, especially once they've got you on the hook. More >
  • Consumer Reports reveals top deck stains

    Consumer Reports reveals top deck stains

    Monday, June 2 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-06-02 20:00:18 GMT
    Has your deck seen better days? Consumer Reports has you covered. It just tested 29 deck stains. More >
    Has your deck seen better days? Consumer Reports has you covered. It just tested 29 deck stains. More >
  • What to buy used

    What to buy used

    Monday, June 2 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-06-02 14:03:36 GMT
    Scoring some of the best deals is not only a feel-good moment, it is also a great moment for your wallet! These are items that can save you some big bucks when bought used...Furniture...like cabinets,More >
    Scoring some of the best deals is not only a feel-good moment, it is also a great moment for your wallet!
    More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Oriental Pearl Seafood

    Restaurant Report Card: Oriental Pearl Seafood

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-05-30 16:20:19 GMT
    From Marietta to Alpharetta, we've got you covered on this week's Restaurant Report Card. CBS46 uncovered some critical violations inside one DeKalb county restaurant this week.
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    From Marietta to Alpharetta, we've got you covered on this week's Restaurant Report Card. CBS46 uncovered some critical violations inside one DeKalb County restaurant this week.More >
  • Car ''black boxes'' helping drivers save on insurance

    Car ''black boxes'' helping drivers save on insurance

    Friday, May 30 2014 4:00 AM EDT2014-05-30 08:00:09 GMT
    Hope to save some money, Lyndi Cook allowed her car insurance company to track her driving habits. "Our next renewal coming up, we saved 10 percent on one vehicle and five percent on another," she said. MoreMore >
    You can save on car insurance by allowing your insurance company to track your driving habits, but is it worth it?More >
  • Revenue commissioner: We do 'adequate job' running unclaimed property program

    Revenue commissioner: We do 'adequate job' running unclaimed property program

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-05-29 03:00:34 GMT
    Commissioner Doug MacGinnitie claimed the Department of Revenue is doing a fair job in operating the unclaimed property division despite a CBS46 investigation.
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    Commissioner Doug MacGinnitie claimed the Department of Revenue is doing a fair job in operating the unclaimed property division despite a CBS46 investigation which found the department does little to raise awareness of the unclaimed funds among Georgians.More >
  • Victims pay thousands for fake art

    Victims pay thousands for fake art

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-28 21:00:46 GMT
    Buying art on the internet could leave you vulnerable to scams. More >
    Buying art on the internet could leave you vulnerable to scams. More >
  • Stolen phone? Get it back

    Stolen phone? Get it back

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-28 20:00:47 GMT
    Consumer Reports has important advice on how to protect your phone against theft and loss.More >
    Consumer Reports has important advice on how to protect your phone against theft and loss.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Best paper towels

    Consumer Reports: Best paper towels

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-28 20:00:45 GMT
    Paper towels are great for cleaning up spills and messes around the house. Consumer Reports tested 18 paper towels, including some from Bounty, Viva, and Brawny. Plus store brands like Costco's KirklandMore >
    Consumer Reports tests a variety of paper towels so you can be sure you're getting your money's worth. More >
  • Avoiding ID Theft While Traveling

    Avoiding ID Theft While Traveling

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-05-28 12:14:06 GMT
    Just because you are going on vacation does not mean you get to leave your worries behind. Identity theft can happen on the road. The Better Business Bureau suggests...Taking any unnecessary documentationMore >
    Just because you are going on vacation does not mean you get to leave your worries behind. Identity theft can happen on the road. The Better Business Bureau suggests...Taking any unnecessary documentationMore >
  • Getting Flight Refunds

    Getting Flight Refunds

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-05-27 14:26:58 GMT
    If your flight has been delayed, canceled, or even bumped--you might think receiving a voucher is good enough compensation. But what most eligible fliers do not realize is you can get a lot more than justMore >
    If your flight has been delayed, canceled, or even bumped--you might think receiving a voucher is good enough compensation.More >
  • Criminals ''washing'' personal checks

    Criminals ''washing'' personal checks

    Monday, May 26 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-26 21:00:16 GMT
    CBS46 shows you how easy it is for criminals to change the names on your checks. More >
    CBS46 shows you how easy it is for criminals to change the names on your checks. More >
  • Gaming system parental controls too lax?

    Gaming system parental controls too lax?

    Monday, May 26 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-26 20:00:20 GMT
    The Sony PlayStation 4 is one of the hottest selling gaming systems. The PS4's parental controls can restrict content that you might not want your children to see, like violent or adult games. But ConsumerMore >
    It's one of the hottest gaming systems on the market, the Playstation 4. But you may be surprised by the types of games your kids can play, even with parental controls. More >
  • Gas grill checkup

    Gas grill checkup

    Friday, May 23 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-23 20:00:22 GMT
    If it's been a while since you fired up the grill, a checkup may be in order.More >
    If it's been a while since you fired up the grill, a checkup may be in order.More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Bravo's Cantina and Grill

    Restaurant Report Card: Bravo's Cantina and Grill

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:31:39 GMT
    CBS46 News learned that conditions weren't exactly bravo inside one Gwinnett County restaurant this week.
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    CBS46 News learned that conditions weren't exactly bravo inside one Gwinnett County restaurant this week. Bravo's Cantina and Grill at 5965 Cumming Highway in Sugar Hill failed with only 37 points.More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Chin Chin II

    Restaurant Report Card: Chin Chin II

    Thursday, May 22 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-05-22 17:39:11 GMT
    If you like to dine out, you'll love to know that some of Atlanta's most unique restaurants will now come to you. This week CBS46's Adam Murphy highlighted the One Love Jerk Grill food truck that hasMore >
    CBS46 uncovered a well known Chinese restaurant in Atlanta that scored only 37 points, which is one of the lowest scores we've seen.More >
  • Sure signs of online auction scams

    Sure signs of online auction scams

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-21 21:00:16 GMT
    CBS46 is protecting your money with advice to avoid being scammed on online auction sites. More >
    CBS46 is protecting your money with advice to avoid being scammed on online auction sites. More >
  • Home insurance you can count on

    Home insurance you can count on

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-21 20:00:16 GMT
    When a storm slams through your front door, the damages you suffer are often determined by fate. But how easily you can pick up the pieces may be determined by your home insurer. Consumer Reports findsMore >
    Severe weather season is ramping up in Georgia. Find out which home insurance plans offer the best protection when disaster strikes. More >
  • Most counterfeited men's wear

    Most counterfeited men's wear

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-05-21 17:04:38 GMT
    Selling counterfeit designer clothes and accessories is a multi-billion dollar business, and much of it happens online. But second-hand stores also have to be vigilant to make sure knock offs don't end up on their shelves.More >
    Selling counterfeit designer clothes and accessories is a multi-billion dollar business, and much of it happens online. But second-hand stores also have to be vigilant to make sure knock offs don't end up on their shelves.More >
  • Top I-85 HOT lane violator owes $17k, has Peach Pass

    Top I-85 HOT lane violator owes $17k, has Peach Pass

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-05-21 10:26:16 GMT
    The biggest offender of the I-85 HOT Lanes has racked up 570 violations and owes $17,032 in tolls and fines, according to State Road and Tollway records obtained by CBS46 News.
    More >
    The biggest offender of the I-85 HOT Lanes has racked up 570 violations and owes $17,032 in tolls and fines, according to State Road and Tollway records obtained by CBS46 News.
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  • True Kitchen Job Fair

    True Kitchen Job Fair

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-05-20 13:52:35 GMT
    More than 100 jobs are opening in the Atlanta area.More >
    More than 100 jobs are opening in the Atlanta area.More >
  • Cars bought with fake money orders

    Cars bought with fake money orders

    Monday, May 19 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-19 21:00:21 GMT
    CBS46 shows you how to recognize a fake money order.More >
    CBS46 shows you how to recognize a fake money order.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Make money on old electronics

    Consumer Reports: Make money on old electronics

    Monday, May 19 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-19 20:00:16 GMT
    Got an old computer stashed in a storage room? Or an ancient cell phone junked in a kitchen drawer? Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine has some advice on what to do with old electronics and maybe makeMore >
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine has some advice on what to do with old electronics and maybe make money in the process.More >
  • Police: International Nigerian crime ring operates from Atlanta suburbs

    Police: International Nigerian crime ring operates from Atlanta suburbs

    Monday, May 19 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-05-19 14:06:57 GMT
    More than hundred members of an international crime ring operate out of the Atlanta suburbs, according to police in Gwinnett County.More >
    More than hundred members of an international crime ring operate out of the Atlanta suburbs, according to police in Gwinnett County.More >
  • Protect Your Identity on Flights

    Protect Your Identity on Flights

    Monday, May 19 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-05-19 13:15:44 GMT
    There are certain things you should not do on an airplane, especially when you are using their Internet connection. If you do, you risk becoming a victim of identity theft. Credit.com says you should... AvoidMore >
    There are certain things you should not do on an airplane, especially when you are using their Internet connection. If you do, you risk becoming a victim of identity theft. Credit.com says you should... AvoidMore >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Kids eat FREE!

    Restaurant Report Card: Kids eat FREE!

    Friday, May 16 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-05-16 14:31:14 GMT
    It's time to dish out a special edition of our Restaurant Report Card: Kids Eat Free. Your Money Team's Adam Murphy has a roundup of the restaurants where kids eat free most days of the week. And mostMore >
    It's time to dish out a special edition of our Restaurant Report Card: Kids Eat Free. Your Money Team's Adam Murphy has a roundup of the restaurants where kids eat free most days of the week.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Stop paying big bucks for phone service

    Consumer Reports: Stop paying big bucks for phone service

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-14 20:00:19 GMT
    The average bill for phone, Internet and TV runs more than $150 a month, according to market research firm, the Mintel Group. One way to trim your costs is to cut the cord and switch to a phone serviceMore >
    CBS46 shows you how to save hundreds of dollars with internet phone service.More >
  • How to spot counterfeit clothing, accessories

    How to spot counterfeit clothing, accessories

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-05-14 03:00:20 GMT
    Buying used designer clothes and accessories can be a great way to save money on an outfit for a special occasion or job interview, but how do you know you're not getting a fake?More >
    Buying used designer clothes and accessories can be a great way to save money on an outfit for a special occasion or job interview, but how do you know you're not getting a fake?More >
  • High Yield Accounts

    High Yield Accounts

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-05-13 12:31:06 GMT
    A good way to earn extra money is having a high yield checking or savings account.More >
    A good way to earn extra money is having a high yield checking or savings account.
    More >
  • Scammers use pictures to prey on generous donors

    Scammers use pictures to prey on generous donors

    Monday, May 12 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-12 21:00:18 GMT
    There are scams out there right now that tug at your heartstrings while promising to line your pocketbook. One of them shows a picture of a woman hooked up to a hospital ventilator, seemingly clingingMore >
    There are scams out there right now that tug at your heartstrings while promising to line your pocketbook.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Don't be seduced by deceptive ads

    Consumer Reports: Don't be seduced by deceptive ads

    Monday, May 12 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-12 20:00:20 GMT
    Deceptive advertising generally violates the law, but regulators can't monitor everything. So it's up to shoppers to read the fine print. Especially, Consumer Reports cautions when they see certain advertisingMore >
    Have you let a TV or magazine ad seduce you into buying something you later regretted? CBS46 shares tips to avoid wasting your money. More >
  • Massage for Mother's Day?

    Massage for Mother's Day?

    Friday, May 9 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-09 20:00:19 GMT
    In her free time, Danielle Frey hits hard as a roller derby girl, but she offers a soft touch in her job as a massage therapist. "If someone wants to come in and relax I'm going to use mostly SwedishMore >
    A massage can be a great way to relieve pain and stress. And it could also be the perfect gift for Mom this Mother's Day. But there are things you need to know before you buy. More >
  • Georgia charities owed unclaimed property

    Georgia charities owed unclaimed property

    Thursday, May 8 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-05-08 11:09:48 GMT
    About 224,000 Georgians are owed unclaimed property from the state of Georgia, and several nonprofit agencies are on the list that could really use the money.More >
    About 224,000 Georgians are owed unclaimed property from the state of Georgia, and several nonprofit agencies are on the list that could really use the money.More >
  • Looking for love online could leave you broke

    Looking for love online could leave you broke

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-07 21:00:16 GMT
    A soldier on duty, travel photos, family pictures -- all photos you might see on social media sights. But, seeing isn't always believing. "Oftentimes, the fraudsters will look for photos of men in theMore >
    CBS46 warns of an online dating scheme that can cost you thousands of dollars and your pride.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Do online flowers deliver?

    Consumer Reports: Do online flowers deliver?

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-07 20:00:19 GMT
    Mother's Day arrives once a year, often with an armload of flowers. But when you order online, all you have to go by is a photo. Consumer Reports set out to find out whether what you see is what you'llMore >
    Consumer Reports finds out if what you see is what you get when you order flowers online for Mother's Day. More >
  • Think twice before writing personal checks

    Think twice before writing personal checks

    Monday, May 5 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-05-05 21:00:16 GMT
    Maureen Webster still can't believe an identity thief stole thousands of dollars from her. The most frustrating part is that it turned out to be her newspaper delivery guy. "In my mind, he was a niceMore >
    CBS46 explains why tipping someone with a personal check could cost you a lot more than you intended.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Avoid vacation rental scams

    Consumer Reports: Avoid vacation rental scams

    Monday, May 5 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-05 20:00:18 GMT
    Consumer Reports says beware of vacation rental scams that can pack a very nasty surprise. Criminals are hacking into the email accounts of owners of rental properties, and defrauding renters out of aMore >
    Consumer Reports says beware of vacation rental scams that can pack a very nasty surprise.More >
  • Are e-cigarettes really safe?

    Are e-cigarettes really safe?

    Monday, May 5 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-05 20:00:17 GMT
    E-cigarette sales have exploded, from $500 million in 2012 to an estimated $1.5 billion in 2013. Though some e-cigarette users actually do quit smoking cigarettes, the numbers are low. In a study conductedMore >
    E-cigarette sales have exploded, from $500 million in 2012 to an estimated $1.5 billion in 2013.  But are they really safe?More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Best Country Cooking

    Restaurant Report Card: Best Country Cooking

    Monday, May 5 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-05-05 12:29:24 GMT
    It's time to dish out a special edition of our Restaurant Report Card. This week, CBS46 has a round-up of the best country cooking spots in metro Atlanta that all scored "A's" on their health inspections.More >
    It's time to dish out a special edition of our Restaurant Report Card. This week, CBS46 has a round-up of the best country cooking spots in metro Atlanta that all scored "A's" on their health inspections.More >
  • Woman tells of cosmetic nightmare

    Woman tells of cosmetic nightmare

    Friday, May 2 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-05-03 03:00:22 GMT
    A Cobb County woman says she was horribly disfigured just days before her wedding after undergoing liposuction at a Kennesaw med spa.More >
    A Cobb County woman says she was horribly disfigured just days before her wedding after undergoing liposuction at a Kennesaw med spa.More >
  • Keep your wedding on budget

    Keep your wedding on budget

    Friday, May 2 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-05-02 20:00:18 GMT
    Brian Blume and Jill Zook will say 'I do' this fall. "I think I've been to enough weddings and seen enough of brides literally running around in their wedding dress freaking out directing traffic anMore >
    CBS46 gives you tips to help you stay on budget while planning your wedding.More >
  • Stolen mail leads to $150,000 in losses

    Stolen mail leads to $150,000 in losses

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-30 21:00:18 GMT
    Simone Khalin set up a hidden camera to catch thieves stealing her mail. "We felt like these people were waiting for the mailman to drop off the mail in the mailbox and they were right away after, inMore >
    CBS46 explains why your mail is so valuable to identity thieves and how to protect yourself. More >
  • Fraud casting call dashes aspiring models' dreams

    Fraud casting call dashes aspiring models' dreams

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-30 13:07:37 GMT
    For many aspiring models, the dream is to be America's Next Top Model. So when organizers of a spin-off called 'Atlanta's Next Top Model' said that they worked for CBS Atlanta, contestants were excited. "I'veMore >
    For many aspiring models, the dream is to be on America's Next Top Model. So when organizers of a spin-off called Atlanta's Next Top Model said that they worked for CBS Atlanta, contestants were excited.More >
  • Con artist targets bridal store

    Con artist targets bridal store

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-30 13:02:51 GMT
    A CBS46 undercover investigation catches a business man making a suspicious deal with a local bridal shop, prompting police to make an arrest.More >
    A CBS46 undercover investigation catches a business man making a suspicious deal with a local bridal shop, prompting police to make an arrest.More >
  • Flood insurance coverage

    Flood insurance coverage

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-04-29 16:25:28 GMT
    Whether you have flood insurance or not, you should know what it covers and what it doesn't cover. The National Flood Insurance Program says your policy has your back on...Building Property CoverageTheMore >
    Whether you have flood insurance or not, you should know what it covers and what it doesn't cover. The National Flood Insurance Program says your policy has your back on...Building Property CoverageTheMore >
  • Emergency supply kit

    Emergency supply kit

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-04-29 10:58:55 GMT
    You need to have an emergency kit on hand, with enough to get each person through three days without electricity or running water.Georgia Power says this is what it should contain:Canned goods & non-perishableMore >
    You need to have an emergency kit on hand, with enough to get each person through three days without electricity or running water.More >
  • Thieves steal identities of deceased

    Thieves steal identities of deceased

    Monday, April 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-28 21:00:28 GMT
    Lindsey Reichheld felt helpless when she learned the identity of her late wife, Amy, had been stolen after she died. "It looked like somebody had been requesting death certificates and stealing thoseMore >
    CBS46 finds even the dead aren't immune to identity theft.More >
  • Consumer Reports ranks closet organizers

    Consumer Reports ranks closet organizers

    Monday, April 28 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-28 20:00:18 GMT
    With spring cleaning just around the corner, you may be vowing to straighten out your messy closets. Plenty of do-it-yourself kits promise to provide the rods, shelves, and drawers you need to turn chaosMore >
    Consumer Reports tested 5 closet organizers in time for spring cleaning. More >
  • Restaurant Report Card: Best Eats Under $10

    Restaurant Report Card: Best Eats Under $10

    Sunday, April 27 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-28 03:00:15 GMT
    We decided to tell you about some great spots around the city where you get a good meal for under $10.
    More >
    We decided to tell you about some great spots around the city where you get a good meal for under $10.More >
  • Order Groceries with Amazon Prime Pantry

    Order Groceries with Amazon Prime Pantry

    Friday, April 25 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-04-25 07:18:53 GMT
    If you are like me and love to cook, but loathe going to the grocery store...Amazon is here to rescue you, with the newly launched Prime Pantry.You can pack a 45 pound box--or four cubic feet of productsMore >
    If you are like me and love to cook, but loathe going to the grocery store...Amazon is here to rescue you, with the newly launched Prime Pantry.More >
  • Man fakes lost limb to scam insurance company

    Man fakes lost limb to scam insurance company

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:00:19 GMT
    It's a crime that costs all of us: Fraudulent insurance claims. Michael Le Duc submitted $900,000 in claims for disability benefits. "He made claims with three large insurance companies that he had anMore >
    His claim that he lost an arm sent one man directly to jail. More >
  • Are car controls becoming less complicated?

    Are car controls becoming less complicated?

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:00:16 GMT
    If you're having trouble working your car radio or can't get your Bluetooth to function, you're not alone. In Consumer Reports National Research Center's survey of its subscribers, drivers of recent modelMore >
    If you're having trouble working your car radio or can't get your Bluetooth to function, you're not alone.More >
  • Consumer Reports: Closet organizers for spring cleaning

    Consumer Reports: Closet organizers for spring cleaning

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:00:13 GMT
    With spring cleaning just around the corner, you may be vowing to straighten out your messy closets. Plenty of do-it-yourself kits promise to provide the rods, shelves, and drawers you need to turn chaosMore >
    Consumer Reports tested five closet organizers ahead of spring cleaning.More >
  • Create effective complaint letter

    Create effective complaint letter

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:25:58 GMT
    Sometimes products we get are good; but sometimes we receive the bad and the ugly, warranting a complaint email or letter to the company.To write an effective one, MoneyTalksNews suggests...Avoid sendingMore >
    Sometimes products we get are good; but sometimes we receive the bad and the ugly, warranting a complaint email or letter to the company.More >
  • Students can save money by avoiding schools that advertise heavily

    Students can save money by avoiding schools that advertise heavily

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:00:19 GMT
    For-profit colleges, many of which advertise heavily for students, are coming under increased scrutiny for alleged predator student lending. ITT Tech has been sued by the federal government for allegedMore >
    For-profit colleges, many of which advertise heavily for students, are coming under increased scrutiny for alleged predator student lending.
    More >
  • Earth Day freebies and goodies

    Earth Day freebies and goodies

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-04-22 09:40:37 GMT
    Happy Earth Day!!  Help celebrate with some treats...Disney Store: free reusable tote bag when you bring in 5 plastic bagsPottery Barn: plantable bookmark when you go in store for an eco treasure huntWholeMore >
    Happy Earth Day!!  Help celebrate with some treats.More >
  • What Michael's customers need to do

    What Michael's customers need to do

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-04-22 07:24:54 GMT
    The CEO of Michael's craft store has issued an apology for the inconvenience of customers having to deal with the security breach.This is what he is asking customers to do...Take a look at the list ofMore >
    The CEO of Michael's craft store has issued an apology for the inconvenience of customers having to deal with the security breach.More >
  • Storm chasers capitalize on oil spill

    Storm chasers capitalize on oil spill

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:00:16 GMT
    The BP oil spill was the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history and a big opportunity for con artists. Laine Silverfeld learned the hard way. "Leslie called one day saying someone had taken herMore >
    Con artists seized on the BP oil spill to make a fortune. More >
  • Consumer Reports unveils No. 1 prescribed drug in America

    Consumer Reports unveils No. 1 prescribed drug in America

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:00:19 GMT
    What's the top-selling brand-name prescription drug in America? Nexium, "the purple pill." We spend six billion dollars a year on it. It's one of many proton pump inhibitors, or PPI's, and it's often prescribedMore >
    Find out the top-selling prescription drug in America, which brings in $6 billion a year. More >
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