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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.

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[WATCH VIDEOS] Crash test results of SA compact cars

[WATCH VIDEOS] Crash test results of SA compact cars

NCAP and AA SA's 'SaferCarsForAfrica', first independent crash test assessment of some of SA's most popular compact small cars.

4 tips to protect yourself online on Black Friday

4 tips to protect yourself online on Black Friday

Consumer expert Wendy Knowler has some essential tips on how to make sure you are not taken for a ride on Black Friday.

'Yes' to a telemarketer is the same as signing a contract (and here's the catch)

'Yes' to a telemarketer is the same as signing a contract (and here's the catch)

The call between a client and a telemarketer is the equivalent of signing on the dotted line, says consumer journo Wendy Knowler.

What happens when your brand new heater erupts, or worse? Product liability 101

What happens when your brand new heater erupts, or worse? Product liability 101

Injured by an electric item you bought? Consumer journo Wendy Knowler and lawyer Kirstie Haslam explore product safety complaints.

6 tips on getting the most out of lay-bys

6 tips on getting the most out of lay-bys

Consumer correspondent Wendy Knowler explains what paying off goods 'on lay-by' means and how to protect yourself.

Banking ombud on fraud trends (and how 'tap-and-go' contactless cards work)

Banking ombud on fraud trends (and how 'tap-and-go' contactless cards work)

Concerns have been raised about the security of contactless bank cards, which are identified by a wireless symbol on its surface.

Planning to send/receive Christmas gifts from overseas? You'll want to read this

Planning to send/receive Christmas gifts from overseas? You'll want to read this

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler helps shed light on the rights of consumers when dealing with postal services for Xmas prezzies.

At own risk! What you need to know before signing that disclaimer

At own risk! What you need to know before signing that disclaimer

Consumer guru Wendy Knowler and attorney Trudie Broekmann explore how consumers can protect themselves against unfair indemnities.

Freedom Bakery faces heat over food fraud allegations

Freedom Bakery faces heat over food fraud allegations

It's alleged the Cape Town-based bakery is passing of its products as ‘sugar-free’ and ‘gluten-free’ - when in fact they are not.