Holding scammers accountable and protecting yourself from falling victim

WMBF looks into what actions you can take if you've been scammed and what steps you can take to make sure you don't become a victim.

  Paying more at the pump? Potential bill would add tax to fund new beaches

New laws could affect your 2018 tax return

Deal Diva: Best things to buy in January 2019

Deal Diva: Retailers extend savings beyond Black Friday, Cyber Monday for holidays

Deal Diva: Restaurants where kids eat free

Deal Diva: Best deals to look for in November

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  Deal Diva: ‘Best kept secret’ on the Grand Strand ready for holiday shopping

DEAL DIVA: How to score spooktacular deals this Halloween

Deal Diva: Ratings for healthy to-go breakfast choices

Deal Diva: Best Back-to-school deals

Deal Diva: Best things to buy in August

Deal Diva: AAA discounts and perks you may not be using

  Deal Diva: What the heck is Woot?

The website Woot offers deals on everything from electronics, tools, garden and even t-shirts, but only for a limited time.

Deal Diva: Clear the closet and stack the money

Are you living in clutter? Has disorganization taken over your home?

  Deal Diva: Everyday savings at Tuesday Morning

If you like decor stores such as Home Goods, and At Home, Tuesday Morning may be flying under your radar. Still, it's a store worth checking out and there could be some great gift ideas for mom.

Deal Diva: How timing plans role in booking vacation deals

Ready to pack your bags for your next getaway? Whether you want to hike the mountains or sail the seas, the Deal Diva explores how to make sure you're getting the best deal.

  Deal Diva: Secrets to hotel discounts

Deal Diva: Things to know about Amazon and Toys 'R' Us

Deal Diva: Dryer sheet hacks to save you money

Deal Diva: Cutting costs when shopping organic foods

Deal Diva: Don’t throw away that gas receipt; it’s key to savings

Deal Diva: How to master online discounts

Deal Diva: Best ways to donate to victims of Hurricane Harvey

It seems when disaster strikes, the true spirit of America comes forth, with many people stepping up to help their fellow brothers and sisters in Texas and Louisiana, including those in South Carolina.

Deal Diva: Free A+ apps families can download for back to school

Getting back in the school routine can sometimes be difficult, but there are a few free apps the entire family can use to stay organized throughout the school year.

Deal Diva: What you need to know about store liquidation sales

As a consumer, there are some tips experts say you should know when shopping liquidation and store closing sales.

Deal Diva: Tips and tricks to save money and time during summer travel

There are a few tricks and tips that can help you save money, time and stress when traveling.

Deal Diva: The best day of the week to buy gas is...

Gas prices will certainly spike during the summer travel season. For South Carolinians, they will also have to prepare for a gas sales tax increase, which goes into effect July 1.

Deal Diva: Saving at the Dentist

All it takes is one or two jaw-dropping procedures -- like a couple root canals with crowns -- and just like that, you could be paying hundreds or thousands of dollars out-of-pocket for your dental bill.  But here are four tips to help you take a bite out of the dental bill.

Deal Diva: Trying on nail design wraps

Going to the nail salon can be a pricey luxury. Now, a company by the name of Jamberry has developed nail design wraps that offer the convenience of a nail salon at home for a smaller price.

  Deal Diva: Ten plants that repel mosquitoes

For those planning a party on the patio this Memorial Day weekend, don't go overboard with the bug spray.

Deal Diva: Apps that pay you!

Let's face it, we all spend a lot of time on our smart phones. So, why not get paid?

Deal Diva: Shopping re-sale instead of retail for the summer

It could be the end of paying full price for retail as consumers have known it.