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ConsumerTalk with Wendy Knowler

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Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler provides useful insights and tips on how to make the most of your buying power.

Tune in every Wednesday at 1 pm for Wendy's hour of consumer chat with Pippa Hudson.

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Why it's not easy getting a refund or replacement after buying a dud car

Why it's not easy getting a refund or replacement after buying a dud car

Motor Industry Ombud Johan Van Vreden says the component of the car must first be replaced if it's defective, not the whole car.

I cancelled my Telkom line, but I'm still being billed - irate customers recount

I cancelled my Telkom line, but I'm still being billed - irate customers recount

Many frustrated Telkom clients have complained about the network provider's failure to promptly address contract cancellations.

5 things you need to know about ending your gym or cellphone contract

5 things you need to know about ending your gym or cellphone contract

ConsumerTalk's Wendy Knowler has useful tips on how to avoid getting shafted by cellphone and gym companies.

Consumers beware of illegal, deadly weight-loss products

Consumers beware of illegal, deadly weight-loss products

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler and a medical testing expert put several harmful weight-loss products under the microscope.

Don't be fooled by fake gemstones, warns leading gemologist

Don't be fooled by fake gemstones, warns leading gemologist

Accredited gemologist Jeremy Rothan says that about 80% of the stones which he evaluates in his lab in Cape Town are fakes.

Applying for store credit? You can ditch the payslips and paperwork from now on

Applying for store credit? You can ditch the payslips and paperwork from now on

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler explains how a new court ruling will impact consumers applying for credit in South Africa.

Car deal extras - what they can and can’t add to your finance contract

Car deal extras - what they can and can’t add to your finance contract

Know your rights. Consumer watchdog Wendy Knowler shares empowering information about car dealerships and their financing deals.

Listeriosis: Consumer law allows lawsuit against anyone in supply chain - expert

Listeriosis: Consumer law allows lawsuit against anyone in supply chain - expert

Personal injury lawyer Kirstie Haslam and consumer journalist Wendy Knowler explain the legal recourse available for consumers.

Bridal clients share horror stories about dodgy Cape wedding planner

Bridal clients share horror stories about dodgy Cape wedding planner

Consumer journo Wendy Knowler hears numerous complaints about wedding organisers and suppliers who take their clients for a ride.