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ConsumerTalk with Wendy Knowler

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 or subscribe to Wendy's Good to Know podcast series HERE.

You can email Wendy at consumer@knowler.co.za

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How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it

How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it

South Africans are increasingly buying cars they can’t afford using balloon payments, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

Why can't I get in touch with a customer support centre at UberEATS?

Why can't I get in touch with a customer support centre at UberEATS?

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler follows up on your complaints in her weekly #ConsumerTalk segment.

Paying off your credit card every month to avoid interest? The banks are sneaky…

Paying off your credit card every month to avoid interest? The banks are sneaky…

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler warns prudent credit card holders to keep tabs on their banks. In this case, it’s FNB.

Should you trust online review sites?

Should you trust online review sites?

Do you read online reviews to help you make decisions about services or goods? Are you confident they're reliable?

Beware the 'email invoice hacking scam'! – Wendy Knowler (consumer journalist)

Beware the 'email invoice hacking scam'! – Wendy Knowler (consumer journalist)

If you ever send an invoice (or pay after receiving one); you may want to check this out. Especially property buyers and sellers.

What you need to know about getting your criminal record cleared #ConsumerTalk

What you need to know about getting your criminal record cleared #ConsumerTalk

CapeTalk listener Joaan M says she's unhappy with the service received from criminal record removal firm Fresh Start Law Centre

Datsun Go is the cheapest car to maintain in South Africa

Datsun Go is the cheapest car to maintain in South Africa

The Toyota Etios has the cheapest "crash parts". The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

What's the real deal with 'non-refundable' deposits?

What's the real deal with 'non-refundable' deposits?

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler explains what your rights are when it comes to the CPA and non-refundable deposits.

Even upmarket boutiques offer lay-bys! Here’s what you need to know…

Even upmarket boutiques offer lay-bys! Here’s what you need to know…

Lay-by has taken off as a payment option in the last year or two, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.