Residents fight failing fridges

When management at a Wisconsin senior housing community tried to stick residents with faulty refrigerators that made them sick, Call For Action stepped in at the residents’ request. Senior citizens living in the housing complex said that their old refrigerators were...

When phone service is essential

For one ninety one year old, Buffalo-area woman, the function of her Alert1 medical bracelet was essential. That was why it was concerning when her phone provider accidentally stopped service, making her bracelet useless. After difficulty dealing with the company, her...

Buying a new home this summer?

Homebuyers Beware: Scammers are looking to take your money The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) want all homebuyers to be wary of a new phishing scam designed to steal your down payment and closing costs. Phishing is when...

Of Consuming Interest: Broadband for first responders

On today’s “Of Consuming Interest,” Call For Action President, Shirley Rooker, sits down with T.J. Kennedy and Chris Sambar of FirstNet, a broadband network designed specifically to be used by first responders like police officers, emergency medical workers and...

Sunny savings ahead for homeowner

When a Buffalo area homeowner faced roadblocks in city hall while trying to get a permit to install solar panels, Call 4 Action helped clear the way. The man had wanted to install solar panels on the roof of his home both for their environmental benefits and potential...

Protecting consumers from the “bad guys”

For over twenty years, Wisconsin has employed an undercover investigator to try to catch scammers and prevent frauds. The investigator uses a “sucker line,” on which he gets calls from scammers thinking they’ve found another victim. After some research to determine...