Elon Musk says Twitter, now X, is moving to small monthly subscription, report says
Musk did not say how much a new plan would cost users of the social network, or what other features would or would not be included with payment at the lowest tier.Musk did not say how much a new plan would cost users of the social network, or what other features would or would not be included with payment at the lowest tier.
Ask Amy show notes: Avoiding roof scams
The roofing industry is not regulated or licensed, so you really need to watch out. Investigator Amy Davis looks into what you should know before hiring roofing help. Christian and Jennifer Hernandez from JC and C Roofing join Amy Davis for an episode of Ask Amy.
Ask Amy: 8 steps to protect yourself from ID theft
It can ruin your credit and cause a lot of problems. But a lot of people don’t worry about identity theft until it happens. This is a topic KPRC 2 Investigator Amy Davis gets questions about. The number one way to protect yourself from identity theft is to check what’s going on with your financial information and do it often.
Ask Amy: You may be sharing scams on social media without knowing it
A lot of us love sharing stories and content on social media. But we’ve got a warning: you may be sharing scams with your friends without even knowing it. Fraudsters are tricking people into sharing their suspicious links and scams.
Ask Amy show notes: Skyrocketing Homeowners Insurance
We are hearing from you about rising homeowner’s insurance rates. Jessica Fuentes with Brazos Insurance Agency joins Amy Davis to discuss homeowners insurance. Will rates ever go back down? What is a “bait and switch” quote? Plus, what you should know about windstorm insurance and your roof.
430,000+ vehicles in Texas need anti-theft fix. Is your car on the list?
If you drive a Kia or Hyundai made anytime between 2011 through 2022 you’ve probably seen those Tik Tok videos that show just how easy it is to steal the vehicles. It’s been such a big issue across the country Kia and Hyundai came up with a free fix. But there are still millions of car owners that haven’t taken their vehicles in for repair.
Bank of America $100 million payout: Who gets paid, how much, and when?
Bank of America, the nation’s second-largest bank, is in the hot seat, accused of double-dipping on fees imposed on customers with insufficient funds in their account, withholding reward bonuses explicitly promised to credit card customers, and misappropriating sensitive personal information to open accounts without customer knowledge or authorization.
Ask Amy: A move to help lower your energy bills + IRS letter warning
In this summer heat, all of our home air conditioners are working overtime - which means you might be paying more for your electricity bill. You know I am always looking for ways to save you money! This week producer Andrea Slaydon and I did some research on ways to save on your energy bills.
Ask Amy show notes: 12 ways to save on your energy bills
It’s that time of year that our electric bills jump way up. In your car and in your home it is difficult to escape the heat. Amy Davis is joined by producer Andrea Slaydon to discuss surviving the summer heat and 12 ways to save money while doing it.
Looking to save money? You might qualify for free weatherization updates for your home
We are always looking for ways to save you money. The Texas summer heat means you are probably using more electricity to cool off your home. Viewer Don Conger emailed Investigator Amy Davis and said his utility bills are sky-high. He’s looking for a company that will do a home energy audit to show him things he can do in his home to conserve electricity.
Ask Amy: Are you guaranteed to get a refund if your flight is canceled?
From refunds to vouchers, every airline operates differently in what they’ll do for you if you have a flight cancelation or delay. Learn what you need to know before you book your next trip and how you can even save on plans you already have.
Ask Amy show notes: Save on travel
In this episode of Ask Amy, learn how to save money on travel both for trips you have planned and trips you are looking to book. What you need to know before you book your next trip. Plus, the best way to track what different airlines will do if a delay or cancellation pops up.
5 ways to save money on Amazon Prime Day
During a time when a lot of us are trying to save money, Amazon Prime Day is one place where you can score big, if you plan the right way. Amazon Prime Day kicks off on July 11th. We are sharing five things you should know to save the most money on the things you want.
Is Costco all that? I finally bought a membership, and here’s what I learned
I finally did it. I am officially a card-carrying Costco shopper. After more than 18 years working as a consumer investigative reporter, comparison shopping and helping you all find the best ways to save money, I bit the bullet and shelled out $120 for an Executive membership. This article explains what deals I found on my first trip to the warehouse retailer.
Just a few clicks: 3 of the easiest ways to return online purchases
Online shopping has revolutionized the way we buy, never has it been so easy to get whatever you want with just a few clicks of your mouse and a credit card number. But returning unwanted items can be misery. Investigator Bill Spencer has three of the easiest ways to return online purchases to save us all stress, time and money.
Everything we know about Walmart Plus Week 2023
Amazon Prime Day — which is happening July 11 and 12 — is not the only sale to look forward to this summer: Walmart just announced that it’s hosting Walmart Plus Week from July 10 to July 13. And Walmart Plus members get early access. Before the sale opens to all shoppers on July 11, Walmart Plus members get to start shopping on July 10 and browse exclusive discounts, as well as offers on home, apparel, tech and more.
What to know before booking summer travel deals
Summer air travel is already bustling and flyers are looking for deals to get away. We’ve got a consumer warning. Changing flights and routes could complicate your plans. Investigator Amy Davis had to step in when one man’s great deal turned into a great big waste of money.
Ask Amy show notes: Water rate bill hikes explained
Water rate hikes and your bill. In our ongoing 'DRAINED' KPRC 2 Investigation we look to answer your questions about water bills in the city of Houston. Author, lawyer and businessman Bill King joins Amy Davis to explain how water rate increases impact your bills.
3 things to know about going-out-of-business store sales
With major chains like Tuesday Morning and Bed, Bath and Beyond going out of business you may have noticed ads for liquidation sales and great deals. We’re always looking for ‘Ways 2 Save’ you money, so Amy Davis went to the stores and came back with three things you need to know.
Bug in Chase Bank online banking causing double transactions, fees
Customers of Chase’s online banking services were seeing double transactions, fees and/or payments in their accounts, with the situation not immediately being resolved as of late morning on Friday. Numerous Chase customers were posting on social media that their rent or bill payments were taken out of their accounts twice and reporting hold times with customer service approaching more than an hour.