Consumer News: Paying Off Credit Cards, Spotting Fake Tax Preparers and Credit Score Clarification

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Herb Weisbaum is an Emmy award-winning reporter who covers the consumer beat for

In this conversation with Nick Digilio, he shares what experts consider the best way to pay off credit cards, how to spot fake tax preparers and provides some clarification on credit scores for listeners.  Plus details on how brick and mortars stores are doing in the internet age!

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