TONIGHT ON "ABC's THE LOOKOUT"
"ABC's The Lookout" is a survival guide to the modern consumer jungle, offering a mix of compelling undercover investigations and lively dispatches about how you spend your money. Featuring smart reporting from ABC's powerhouse team of correspondents, "ABC's The Lookout" covers the trends and products that obsess Americans, offering tips along the way about how to maximize value and avoid costly mistakes. "ABC's The Lookout" airs on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"ABC's The Lookout" team will do whatever it takes to help you get more for your money. Reports airing on Wednesday, September 4 include:
· The Mortgage Rescue: Thinking of lowering your mortgage payments? Be careful whom you trust... Brian Ross and ABC News Fixer Stephanie Zimmerman try to save one woman's home from foreclosure after she was allegedly cheated by a company that said it would help fix her financial problems. "ABC's The Lookout" with a cautionary tale for homeowners.
· Online Rental Scams: It is happening all over the country: internet scammers posing as home owners to rent out properties that are real but not theirs to rent out. Cynthia McFadden is on the lookout to help make sure your dream rental doesn't turn into a horror story.
· Vegas Survival Guide: They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. And, as Rebecca Jarvis reports, that often includes visitors' money -- without ever walking into the casinos. "ABC's The Lookout" with a can't-miss Vegas survival guide that will help beat the odds in keeping the cash in your pocket.
· Rental Cars: "ABC's The Lookout" hits the road to show how you get the best deal on a rental car with the help of Vroomvroomvroom.com's David Eastes.
· Mattress Wars: How much does it cost to get a good night's sleep? "ABC's The Lookout" puts a spectrum of mattresses to the test to find out.
· Flood Cars Update: This summer Bill Weir reported on dangerous flood cars from Hurricane Sandy that have washed up on used cars lots throughout the country. Weir's report has led to an about face by a major insurance company and a potential change in how the industry handles such cars. A complete report is will air on "Nightline" Wednesday.