The Savvy Consumer
  Learn personal finance tips from nationally syndicated columnist Teresa McUsic
2017 articles:
ID Tax Theft Down But Some Must Wait for Refund Checks This Year
Travel Insurance Pays for More Than Cancelled Trips
2016 articles:
Electric Rate Comparison Tools Help Save Money
Elder Lawyers Answer Long-Term Care Problems
College Financial Aid Begins in October With Filling Out FAFSA
ID Theft Monitoring Can Be Free
Renters Insurance Becoming Requirement for New Apartment
Forget Garage Sales - There’s an App for That
Summer Travel Abroad Doesn’t Have to Cost an Arm and a Leg

Low Credit Scores a Texas Problem

Fraudulent IRS Phone Calls on the Rise
Tax Season More Stable With Permanent Deductions/Credits
Carmakers Dropping Spare Tires At Rapid Pace
2015 articles:
New Mortgage Rules Designed To Help Homeowners
New ABLE Accounts to Help Disabled Texans
Price Adjustments Can Still Save Money
Cutting Costs on International Travel
Phantom Power Accounts for Almost a Quarter of Electric Bills

Attorneys General Settlement to Lead to Easier Credit Report Corrections

Mobile Deposits Surge But Require Extra Caution
Trouble with a Company? Turn to Social Media for Answers

Texas Tomorrow Fund Pays for College with Today’s Prices

10 Ways to Save in 2015
Year-End Tax Strategies Still Available While Congress Puts Taxpayers in Limbo
2014 articles:
ACA Open Enrollment Has Lots of Help This Year
Black Friday Holiday Shopping Tips
Get In-State Tuition in Other States
New Credit Scores Include Rent, Take Out Medical Debt
Long-Term Care Costs Need Planning
Protect Your Identity When You Travel this Summer

Online Tool Helps Take Guess Work Out of College Debt

Tax Identity Theft A Growing Problem

Agents Can Help You Pick Healthcare Plan

2013 articles:

Reverse Mortgages Set to Expand in Texas While Drawing Further Oversight

Health Exchanges Up and Running For Uninsured
Medical Alert Device Shopping
Before You Make A Move
Texans to Vote on New Reverse Mortgage to Purchase Product

Tax Credits to Offset Healthcare Premium Costs for 2.6 Million Texans

Cell phone plans: Should you end your contract?
Tax Filing Season
The Texas Financial Report Card
Archive (2011-08):
Money Markets, CDs, Bonds Have Risks Along With Stock Market
The Popularity of Estate Sales
Financial Aid Alternatives
Seniors: Caution When Taking Out Reverse Mortgage  
Savvy Saving Ideas
If You Take the 401(k) Cash, You May Live to Regret It
Walking Down the Aisle on Firm Financial Footing
Building a Financial Safety Net in Case You Fall
Dumping the pump