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  • On Your Side: Cell phone scam

    On Your Side: Cell phone scam

    An old scam is moving to a new place -- cyber crooks are targeting your cell phone to lock it remotely and demand you pay a ransom to get access.
  • Save Me Steve: Credit Cards in College

    Save Me Steve: Credit Cards in College

    The question of whether to give college kids credit cards is a tough one for parents. It could help them build good credit or it could be a financial disaster. FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello says the old credit card game on campus has really changed.
    The question of whether to give college kids credit cards is a tough one for parents. It could help them build good credit or it could be a financial disaster. FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello says the old credit card game on campus has really changed.
  • TX mom creates app that makes kids return parents' calls

    TX mom creates app that makes kids return parents' calls

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:39:13 GMT
    There is a new way to virtually guarantee that kids will always return their parents' cell phone calls or texts.
    There is a new way to virtually guarantee that kids will always return their parents' cell phone calls or texts.
  • Labor Day Travel Deals

    Labor Day Travel Deals

    Nothing can be more frustrating than finding out the person in the airline seat next to you paid half what you did. Patrick Surry is here to help with his website -- hopper.com.
    Nothing can be more frustrating than finding out the person in the airline seat next to you paid half what you did. Patrick Surry is here to help with his website -- hopper.com.
  • Ready 4 School: Shopping Deals

    Ready 4 School: Shopping Deals

    Your first lesson in back to school shopping is to not break the bank. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello joins Good Day with shopping strategies that will save you money.
    Your first lesson in back to school shopping is to not break the bank. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello joins Good Day with shopping strategies that will save you money.
  • Ready 4 School: What Not to Buy

    Ready 4 School: What Not to Buy

    Moms and dads are in a mad dash for school supplies. But before you rush to the store, consumer reporter Steve Noviello says there are some things you should not buy.
    Moms and dads are in a mad dash for school supplies. But before you rush to the store, consumer reporter Steve Noviello says there are some things you should not buy.
  • Save Me Steve: Credit Score Calculations

    Save Me Steve: Credit Score Calculations

    A new way to calculate your credit score will overlook some kinds of debt. But, a key piece means consumers may never see a change. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello joins Good Day to explain.
    A new way to calculate your credit score will overlook some kinds of debt. But, a key piece means consumers may never see a change. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello joins Good Day to explain.
  • On Your Side: Viewer gets fake IRS callers to admit scam

    On Your Side: Viewer gets fake IRS callers to admit scam

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-12 15:15:11 GMT
    The mailbag is full so let's empty it out. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello says the lessons in this week's segment come straight from the viewers.
    The mailbag is full so let's empty it out. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello says the lessons in this week's segment come straight from the viewers.
  • On Your Side: Mosquito Defense

    On Your Side: Mosquito Defense

    The threat of West Nile and other mosquito-related illnesses continue in the heat of the summer. FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello is On Your Side from the front lines of mosquito prevention.
    The threat of West Nile and other mosquito-related illnesses continue in the heat of the summer. FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello is On Your Side from the front lines of mosquito prevention.
  • Sales tax holiday weekend in Texas begins Friday

    Sales tax holiday weekend in Texas begins Friday

    It's nearly sales tax break time in Texas.
    It's nearly sales tax break time in Texas.
  • Save Me Steve: Cutting the Cord

    Save Me Steve: Cutting the Cord

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-08-06 13:31:00 GMT
    Your cable or satellite bill can easily top $100 a month. But there are cord-cutting solutions to give you unlimited access to all of your favorite shows for less than the cost of one month of service.
    Your cable or satellite bill can easily top $100 a month. But there are cord-cutting solutions to give you unlimited access to all of your favorite shows for less than the cost of one month of service.
  • Save Me Steve: Tax Free Weekend

    Save Me Steve: Tax Free Weekend

    Get your list ready for back to school or just things you might want to buy. Steve Noviello explains what's included in this weekend's tax-free holiday.
    Get your list ready for back to school or just things you might want to buy. Steve Noviello explains what's included in this weekend's tax-free holiday.
  • Save Me Steve: Cellphone Battery Safety

    Save Me Steve: Cellphone Battery Safety

    A warming about cellphone safety could be a lifesaver. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello broke the story that's gone viral on YouTube.
    A warming about cellphone safety could be a lifesaver. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello broke the story that's gone viral on YouTube.
  • Save Me Steve: Party Products

    Save Me Steve: Party Products

    Parties are meant to be fun, not stressful. Amateur party planner Steve Noviello has some products and ideas. LINKS: http://bit.ly/S7svZj
    Parties are meant to be fun, not stressful. Amateur party planner Steve Noviello has some products and ideas. LINKS: http://bit.ly/S7svZj
  • CPSC has no plans to change cell phone safety standards

    CPSC has no plans to change cell phone safety standards

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:50:29 GMT
    A FOX 4 story on a Samsung cell phone fire has recently gone viral. The story recounts how a 13-year-old North Texas girl slept through the night while her cell phone smoldered on the other side of her pillow.
    A FOX 4 story on a Samsung cell phone fire has recently gone viral. The story recounts how a 13-year-old North Texas girl slept through the night while her cell phone smoldered on the other side of her pillow.
  • On Your Side: Samsung cell phone fire

    On Your Side: Samsung cell phone fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:31:18 GMT
    A 13-year-old North Texas girl was awoken in the night by a smoldering cell phone on the other side of her pillow, but the cell phone manufacturer says she did something they warn users about.
    A 13-year-old North Texas girl was awoken in the night by a smoldering cell phone on the other side of her pillow, but the cell phone manufacturer says she did something they warn users about.
  • On Your Side: Walmart Red Tag

    On Your Side: Walmart Red Tag

    Steve Noviello is on your side at Walmart, where the red tags are clear but the deals are not.

    Steve Noviello is on your side at Walmart, where the red tags are clear but the deals are not.

  • Save Me Steve - Budget Busters

    Save Me Steve - Budget Busters

    Just because you saved some money doesn't mean you actually spent wisely. Budget management tips from Steve.
    Just because you saved some money doesn't mean you actually spent wisely. Budget management tips from Steve.
  • Deal or Dud: Wipe New

    Deal or Dud: Wipe New

     The faded finish on your vehicle can be brought back to life with just one wipe. But will this product's performance be derailed by what's not in the ad? Consumer reporter Steve Noviello puts Wipe New to the Deal or Dud test. LINKS: www.wipenew.com  www.carmelcarwash.com

     The faded finish on your vehicle can be brought back to life with just one wipe. But will this product's performance be derailed by what's not in the ad? Consumer reporter Steve Noviello puts Wipe New to the Deal or Dud test. LINKS: www.wipenew.com  www.carmelcarwash.com

  • Save Me Steve: Summer Products

    Save Me Steve: Summer Products

    Summer can be a challenging season in North Texas. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares some products that will help keep you cool and comfy.

    Summer can be a challenging season in North Texas. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares some products that will help keep you cool and comfy.

  • On Your Side: Markdown Days

    On Your Side: Markdown Days

    Looking good doesn't have to break the bank. You can save big when you always get first dibs at a new sale. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has the insider secrets of finding the best selection at the lowest price.

    Looking good doesn't have to break the bank. You can save big when you always get first dibs at a new sale. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has the insider secrets of finding the best selection at the lowest price.

  • Save Me Steve: Made in America

    Save Me Steve: Made in America

    China is out of fashion and "Made in America" is in for this Fourth of July. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has party products that are red, white and blue.

    China is out of fashion and "Made in America" is in for this Fourth of July. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has party products that are red, white and blue.

  • Save Me Steve: Viewer Mail

    Save Me Steve: Viewer Mail

     What's up with the Wal-Mart price match policy and how do you get a refund from the city? FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello answers some viewer emails.

     What's up with the Wal-Mart price match policy and how do you get a refund from the city? FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello answers some viewer emails.

  • On Your Side: Facebook Yard Sales

    On Your Side: Facebook Yard Sales

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-06-26 15:04:20 GMT
    There's a new way to save money using social media. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello takes a look at the trend of hosting yard sales online.
    There's a new way to save money using social media. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello takes a look at the trend of hosting yard sales online.
  • Saving money with online yard sales

    Saving money with online yard sales

    There is a new way to save money using social media. Thousands of people are already signed up across North Texas.

    There is a new way to save money using social media. Thousands of people are already signed up across North Texas.

  • Save Me Steve: CES Standouts

    Save Me Steve: CES Standouts

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-06-25 17:18:39 GMT
    Not every gadget you saw at the winter Consumer Electronics Show made the cut. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has a look at some standouts that did.
    Not every gadget you saw at the winter Consumer Electronics Show made the cut. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has a look at some standouts that did.
  • Save Me Steve: Thrift Shop Fashion

    Save Me Steve: Thrift Shop Fashion

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-06-24 15:40:14 GMT
    You can get brand clothes for less than $2 and sometimes for just a quarter.
    You can get brand clothes for less than $2 and sometimes for just a quarter.
  • Save Me Steve: Keep Produce Fresh Longer

    Save Me Steve: Keep Produce Fresh Longer

     Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares some tips for keeping your fruits and vegetables fresh longer.

     Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares some tips for keeping your fruits and vegetables fresh longer.

  • Summer Family Fun: FW Zoo

    Summer Family Fun: FW Zoo

    Steve Noviello continues his look at some fun summer activities for the whole family. He says the Fort Worth Zoo has summer camps, weekend events, birthday parties for some animals and special tours.
    Steve Noviello continues his look at some fun summer activities for the whole family. He says the Fort Worth Zoo has summer camps, weekend events, birthday parties for some animals and special tours.
  • Summer Family Fun: Dallas Zoo

    Summer Family Fun: Dallas Zoo

    Steve Noviello is continuing his look this week at some fun summertime activities for the whole family. He has some behind-the-scenes ideas at the Dallas Zoo.
    Steve Noviello is continuing his look this week at some fun summertime activities for the whole family. He has some behind-the-scenes ideas at the Dallas Zoo.
  • Beat the Summer Brain Drain

    Beat the Summer Brain Drain

    Attend a virtual summer camp, incorporate learning into daily activities or make learning social. FOX 4's Steve Noviello says there are lots of things you can do to keep your kids' brains active during the summer.
    Attend a virtual summer camp, incorporate learning into daily activities or make learning social. FOX 4's Steve Noviello says there are lots of things you can do to keep your kids' brains active during the summer.
  • Summer Family Fun: Kidding Around Town

    Summer Family Fun: Kidding Around Town

    Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares six more summer activity ideas from Catherine Cates, author of "Kidding Around Town: Cool Places to Grow Smart Brains."
    Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares six more summer activity ideas from Catherine Cates, author of "Kidding Around Town: Cool Places to Grow Smart Brains."
  • Summer Family Fun: Bureau of Printing and Engraving

    Summer Family Fun: Bureau of Printing and Engraving

    Our week of summer family fun continues with consumer reporter Steve Noviello. He has some really fun and free ideas starting with the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth.
    Our week of summer family fun continues with consumer reporter Steve Noviello. He has some really fun and free ideas starting with the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth.
  • Deal or Dud: Magnetucks

    Deal or Dud: Magnetucks

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-06-05 02:41:44 GMT
    If your clothes seem to go from slick to sloppy, magnets may be the solution.
    If your clothes seem to go from slick to sloppy, magnets may be the solution.
  • Save Me Steve: Father's Day Gifts

    Save Me Steve: Father's Day Gifts

    Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has some great gift ideas just in time for Father's Day.
    Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has some great gift ideas just in time for Father's Day.
  • Best Family Cars

    Best Family Cars

    Carroll Lachnit, features editor for Edmunds.com, talks to Steve Noviello about the best family cars.
    Carroll Lachnit, features editor for Edmunds.com, talks to Steve Noviello about the best family cars.
  • Save Me Steve: Summer Products

    Save Me Steve: Summer Products

    For many, the Memorial Day holiday marks the unofficial start of summer. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares products that make the season sizzle.
    For many, the Memorial Day holiday marks the unofficial start of summer. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello shares products that make the season sizzle.
  • On Your Side: Texas Energy Star sales tax holiday

    On Your Side: Texas Energy Star sales tax holiday

    FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello is on your side in Dallas with details on how to sweeten the deal during the upcoming Texas Energy Star sales tax holiday.
    FOX 4's consumer reporter Steve Noviello is on your side in Dallas with details on how to sweeten the deal during the upcoming Texas Energy Star sales tax holiday.
  • Save Me Steve: Airbnb

    Save Me Steve: Airbnb

    The search for deals is leading people to a service called Airbnb. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello takes a look at some of the hot destinations, plus what you should know before you go. 
    The search for deals is leading people to a service called Airbnb. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello takes a look at some of the hot destinations, plus what you should know before you go.  
  • Summer Travel Deals

    Summer Travel Deals

    Summer is here and there are some great deals for those planning a trip. Gabe Saglie from TravelZoo shares some of the best he's found.
    Summer is here and there are some great deals for those planning a trip. Gabe Saglie from TravelZoo shares some of the best he's found.
  • Save Me Steve: Cash In on Flight Bumps

    Save Me Steve: Cash In on Flight Bumps

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-05-14 13:21:21 GMT
    You can cash in by getting bumped from a flight. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello says the secret is to get bumped on purpose.
    You can cash in by getting bumped from a flight. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello says the secret is to get bumped on purpose.
  • Deal or Dud: Zoku Slush and Shake Maker

    Deal or Dud: Zoku Slush and Shake Maker

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-08 03:51:30 GMT
    Tara Robbins and her family recently put the Zoku Slush and Shake Maker to FOX 4’s Deal or Dud test.
    Tara Robbins and her family recently put the Zoku Slush and Shake Maker to FOX 4’s Deal or Dud test.
  • Save Me Steve: Problem Solvers

    Save Me Steve: Problem Solvers

    If you've got a problem, consumer reporter Steve Noviello's got a product designed to help.
    If you've got a problem, consumer reporter Steve Noviello's got a product designed to help.
  • Save Me Steve: Kid Products

    Save Me Steve: Kid Products

    Steve Noviello takes a look a products that are designed to make life easier for parents and their children.
    Steve Noviello takes a look a products that are designed to make life easier for parents and their children.
  • Summer Infant baby monitor batteries recalled after FOX 4 investigation

    Summer Infant baby monitor batteries recalled after FOX 4 investigation

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:30:09 GMT
    Summer Infant has issued a nationwide recall of baby monitor batteries because of a FOX 4 consumer investigation.
    Summer Infant has issued a nationwide recall of baby monitor batteries because of a FOX 4 consumer investigation.
  • Retail codes can help shoppers save

    Retail codes can help shoppers save

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:21:13 GMT
    Signs that shoppers often see while out and about read things like, “Clearance” and "Major markdowns." But smart shoppers can get the deal even deeper than that if they know the secret to reveal the retail code.
    Signs that shoppers often see while out and about read things like, “Clearance” and "Major markdowns." But smart shoppers can get the deal even deeper than that if they know the secret to reveal the retail code.
  • On Your Side: Switching to LED lighting

    On Your Side: Switching to LED lighting

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:39:30 GMT
    Homeowners can now save time and save money with a product that literally pays for itself.
    Homeowners can now save time and save money with a product that literally pays for itself.
  • Save Me Steve: Projects to Skip

    Save Me Steve: Projects to Skip

    Spring projects may be high on the honey-do list. But FOX 4 consumer reporter Steve Noviello says there are some that will not add value to your home.
    Spring projects may be high on the honey-do list. But FOX 4 consumer reporter Steve Noviello says there are some that will not add value to your home.
  • Save Me Steve: Consumer Crusaders

    Save Me Steve: Consumer Crusaders

    After a decade of deals, consumer reporter Steve Noviello wants to hear your best advice. He's looking for "FOX 4 Consumer Crusaders."
    After a decade of deals, consumer reporter Steve Noviello wants to hear your best advice. He's looking for "FOX 4 Consumer Crusaders."
  • Save Me Steve: Spring Spruce Up

    Save Me Steve: Spring Spruce Up

    Put away your wallet. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has simple improvement tips and low-cost fixes for your home.
    Put away your wallet. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has simple improvement tips and low-cost fixes for your home.
  • Second baby monitor fire reported following original FOX 4 story

    Second baby monitor fire reported following original FOX 4 story

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-09 04:08:00 GMT
    A North Texas family recently told FOX 4 they have the forensic report to prove their baby monitor started a fire, and they're upset the product is still being sold in stores.
    A North Texas family recently told FOX 4 they have the forensic report to prove their baby monitor started a fire, and they're upset the product is still being sold in stores.
  • Save Me Steve: Deskercise

    Save Me Steve: Deskercise

    Who says there's no time for exercise? You can walk your way to fitness without leaving your desk.
    Who says there's no time for exercise? You can walk your way to fitness without leaving your desk.
  • On Your Side: Walmart's automatic price-matching program

    On Your Side: Walmart's automatic price-matching program

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-03-27 02:56:58 GMT
    A message from Walmart claims customers will always pay the lowest advertised price, even if they only shop in one store.
    A message from Walmart claims customers will always pay the lowest advertised price, even if they only shop in one store.
  • Save Me Steve: Storm Products

    Save Me Steve: Storm Products

    Spring storms are on the way. It's always best to stay ahead of the storm and consumer reporter Steve Noviello is here with emergency products designed to keep your family safe.
    Spring storms are on the way. It's always best to stay ahead of the storm and consumer reporter Steve Noviello is here with emergency products designed to keep your family safe.
  • Save Me Steve: Planning App

    Save Me Steve: Planning App

    Look back... or look ahead to plan for today. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has the smart phone apps that get the job done.
    Look back... or look ahead to plan for today. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello has the smart phone apps that get the job done.
  • Save Me Steve: Home Show

    Save Me Steve: Home Show

    Steve Noviello shows you some of the hottest items at the annual housewares show in Chicago.
    Steve Noviello shows you some of the hottest items at the annual housewares show in Chicago.
  • New app cuts out coupon clipping, maximizes savings

    New app cuts out coupon clipping, maximizes savings

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 10:53 PM EST2014-02-27 03:53:59 GMT
    Careful couponing can mean some serious savings, but who has time for all that work?
    Careful couponing can mean some serious savings, but who has time for all that work?
  • Save Me Steve: Discounts

    Save Me Steve: Discounts

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 10:17 AM EST2014-02-26 15:17:45 GMT
    You may be missing out on hundreds in discounts. FOX consumer reporter Steve Noviello says it's time to start cashing in.
    You may be missing out on hundreds in discounts. FOX consumer reporter Steve Noviello says it's time to start cashing in.
  • Deal or Dud: Air Fryer

    Deal or Dud: Air Fryer

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:01 PM EST2014-02-20 04:01:55 GMT
    If you love fried food, but hate the fat and calories, the folks at Philips say now you can fry with air.
    If you love fried food, but hate the fat and calories, the folks at Philips say now you can fry with air.
  • Save Me Steve: Love & Money

    Save Me Steve: Love & Money

    First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes an argument about money. Save yourself the headache and avoid those money mistakes with advice from consumer reporter Steve Noviello.
    First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes an argument about money. Save yourself the headache and avoid those money mistakes with advice from consumer reporter Steve Noviello.
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