John Matarese, WCPO

John Matarese

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Recent articles by John:

Instagram, TikTok fuel surge in impulse buying: How to cut back

The average American makes $300 in impulse buys every month, with many of those due to social media. Here are some tips on how to cut back. → Read More

Instagram, TikTok fuel surge in impulse buying: How to cut back

The average American makes $300 in impulse buys every month, with many of those due to social media. Here are some tips on how to cut back. → Read More

How weekly meal planning can save hundreds of dollars on groceries

With the cost of groceries increasing and dining out becoming more expensive, two chefs explain why meal planning can save you money. → Read More

Warning about 'free trial' offers, as many turn into monthly fees

Magazines, diet supplements, and dating services offer free trials. But one woman learned how quickly they could turn into big charges. → Read More

Warning about 'free trial' offers, as many turn into monthly fees

Magazines, diet supplements, and dating services offer free trials. But one woman learned how quickly they could turn into big charges. → Read More

Home Depot vs. Lowe's: Which retailer is better?

Which home improvement chain is better for your fall projects? Here's a comparison of the two stores. → Read More

Don’t Waste Your Money: Yard for dogs

(WHTM) — Do you like dogs? Do you have a backyard? Well, there is a new way to make money combining both. Jenni Dehart is a dog lover who is turning that love of furry friends into regular income. She rents out her fenced-in backyard for as much as $50 on a good day to […] → Read More

Top scams of 2022 you need to know about

Scammers are impersonating companies, police, and even kidnappers to try to get money out of you. Know the warning signs. → Read More

How to make hundreds in extra cash by renting your yard to dogs

Apps like Sniffspot are letting people rent out their backyards to dogs. Now, neighbors are making hundreds by turning their yard into a community dog park. → Read More

You can now DIY repair your smartphone, but is it a smart idea?

Smartphone manufacturers are finally offering parts to the general public, allowing them to repair their own broken phones. But is it worth attempting? → Read More

You can now D-I-Y repair your smartphone, but is it a smart idea?

Smartphone manufacturers are finally offering parts to the general public, allowing them to repair their own broken phones. But is it worth attempting? → Read More

After house fire, woman says contractor took all her rebuilding money

A single mom who lost her home in a fire now has no money to rebuild, after she claims a contractor ran off with her insurance check → Read More

Maineville woman loses home to fire, then says contractor took her money

A Warren County single mom lost her home to a devastating fire. Now she claims she can't rebuild because a contractor took her insurance check, and never started work. → Read More

Ohio Sales Tax Holiday: What to buy, what not to buy this weekend

Ohio's 2022 Sales tax Holiday kicks off Friday morning. But some parents and retailers say the spending cutoffs are much too low for inflationary times. → Read More

Facebook Messenger scam snags 10 million victims, more conned every day

An internet security firm is warning about a Facebook phishing scam that is luring in millions of users. How to protect yourself. → Read More

Banks beginning to reduce or eliminate overdraft fees

Almost a dozen major banks have now greatly reduced or eliminated overdraft fees. → Read More

Lost luggage warning: Bridesmaid's gown ends up in wrong city

A woman traveling to a destination beach wedding gets to the wedding venue, but her suitcase, and her gown, did not arrive with her. Here's how to protect yourself. → Read More

Lost luggage warning: Bridesmaid's gown ends up in wrong city

A woman traveling to a destination beach wedding gets to the wedding venue, but her suitcase, and her gown, did not arrive with her. Here's how to protect yourself. → Read More

Why millions of people are still waiting for their tax refunds

It's now August and still millions of people are waiting for their tax refunds. So what's behind the delay? → Read More

Electrolyte replacement drinks: Are they worth the cost?

During the hot summer weather, ads claim electrolyte replacement drinks replace essential minerals. But do they do any more than plain water? → Read More