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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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Why consumers need to wake up to plastic waste (and start recycling)

Why consumers need to wake up to plastic waste (and start recycling)

Consumer journo Wendy Knowler says consumers need to put an end to the current 'make-use-dispose' culture in terms of plastic use.

ConsumerTalk: Loyalty is expensive

ConsumerTalk: Loyalty is expensive

Wendy Knowler explains 3 ways you could be overpaying this month on things like insurance premiums.

Want to get out of your gym contract? Here's why it will probably cost you

Want to get out of your gym contract? Here's why it will probably cost you

The gym and fitness sector is one of the top three industries in South Africa that consumers complain about the most.

You're probably reading expiry dates wrong (and wasting food in the process)

You're probably reading expiry dates wrong (and wasting food in the process)

Best-before dates do not mean that food is unsafe to eat and there's a big difference between 'best-bore' and 'sell-by' dates.

Stores might take your unwanted gift back, but the law doesn't obligate them to

Stores might take your unwanted gift back, but the law doesn't obligate them to

If you want to take something back to a retailer and it is not defective, you are not legally entitled to a refund or exhange.

What are your rights when shopping at factory shops or reject stores?

What are your rights when shopping at factory shops or reject stores?

Consumer journo Wendy Knowler has helped shed light on the rights of consumers when dealing with factory shop defaults.

Cost of living sky rockets while salaries shrink (and what you can do about it)

Cost of living sky rockets while salaries shrink (and what you can do about it)

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler provides tips for consumers to manage life better in these trying economic times.

How important is cellphone insurance? Wendy Knowler has the answer

How important is cellphone insurance? Wendy Knowler has the answer

Wendy Knowler shares ways to ensure your line of communication is not negatively affected in case something happens to your phone.

Your favourite burger patty may be lean on beef

Your favourite burger patty may be lean on beef

Wendy Knowler a consumer journalist with the Times Media Group exposes consumers to the importance of reading your food packages.