About Getting Advice
About Giving Advice
Getting Advice -- Frequently Asked
What is Ingenio?
What does powered by Ingenio mean?
Websites with the “powered by Ingenio” logo rely on the Ingenio technology platform, which lets you use one email address (or member name) and password to sign in to all websites and services that are powered by Ingenio, use the same account information across all "powered by Ingenio" websites and services.
(Learn more about powered by Ingenio.)
I've forgotten my Password!
If you've forgotten your password and have a telephone number
registered, click here and enter the email address under which you registered and the phone number
associated with it. We'll send your password to this email address.
How do I add money to my account?
You can add money to your account in several different ways. We
accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and all credit cards, debit
cards, ATM cards or check cards that are emblazoned with a Visa or MasterCard
Can I have unused funds refunded
to my credit card?
If you have money left over after a call, you can use it to talk to other advisors. You can also request that the balance in your
account be credited back to your credit card by filling out our Customer
Why can't I sign into the website?
If you're unable to sign in, please verify that you're using
the correct password. Remember, your password is case sensitive. If you
still can't sign in, you may be using the wrong password. Go to Forgot
your password and enter the email address under which you registered
and the phone number associated with it, and we'll email your password
to this email address.
What do I do if I click "Call
Now" and my phone doesn't ring?
If your phone doesn't ring, please check the following:
Make sure you've entered the correct phone number
by clicking Personal
Info. If you're using the same phone line to make calls and connect
to the Internet, remember to disconnect from the Internet immediately
after clicking "Call Now," to free up your phone line to
accept your incoming phone call.
- Make sure Privacy Manager (or any other system that
blocks unidentified or 800 number calls) is not installed on your phone
line. You may have to check with your local telephone provider.
How do I find an advisor whom I've
spoken with in the past?
You can use the My Favorite Advisors section of "My Account" to view a list of all the
advisors you've called in the past.
How do I update my Personal Information?
You can update all your personal information, including your
member name, password, phone number, PIN or email address, on My Personal Info. Remember to click the "Update" button at the bottom
of the page in order to save your changes.
How do I check my account balance
and account details?
You can review and manage all your account activity, including
your account balance, transaction details, monthly spending summaries
and call details, by visiting the Payment Info section of My Account.
Why do I have charges on my credit
card statement from Ingenio?
Charges to your credit card are only done by Ingenio after we
What is your Satisfaction Guarantee?
We want every call you make on Ingenio to be a satisfying
experience. If it isn't, we'll credit your account for the amount
of the call, up to a limit of $25. Contact Customer
Support to learn how to apply for a refund.
How do I cancel my membership?
To cancel your account, please submit a request to
Customer Service by visiting Customer
Support and selecting "Cancel Request" in the title dropdown
Asked Questions About Giving Advice
How do I get paid for the money
You can be paid in a variety of different ways for the money
you earn on Ingenio. You can request Direct Deposit, Express Pay, or a
paper check. Learn more about your various
payment options here.
How do I make changes to my per-minute fee and other information on my listing?
You can change any information on each of your listings by
visiting the My Listings section of My
Account. Click the Edit link next to the listing you want to update and
scroll to the bottom of the page to update your price. Click OK, then
Submit Listing, and your changes will be saved immediately. You must repeat
this for each listing you want to update.
How can I receive more calls?
We're constantly working to bring you more new customers.
Your level of success as an advisor depends heavily on how much time you
put into marketing your listing. Take some time and review the Advisor
Basics tutorial, especially step 2, Marketing your Business.
How do I change my availability
if I'm not at my computer?
Call our Availability Hotline, 1-888-INGENIO (1-888-464-3646)
and press option 9. You'll be prompted to enter your phone number and
the PIN # you received when you registered. After entering your PIN #,
you'll be prompted to change your Availability. Press 1 to become Available
and 2 to become Not Available. You can find more information about managing
your availability in the Advisor
Basics tutorial, or in the Availability
Can feedback left by customers
be edited or removed?
We follow some basic rules to help ensure that the feedback system
isn't abused. We will remove feedback in the limited situations when those
rules aren't followed. Please review our Feedback
Removal Policy, which details what types of feedback can be removed
and provides instructions for submitting feedback for review.
How do I make sure Ingenio has all
of my correct payment information?
It's a good idea to verify that we have the correct payment
information for you (Payable to name, payment address, etc). To verify
the information you have on file, and make sure you've requested payment,
click the "Request Check" or "Request Direct Deposit"
link in My Account.
What if I miss a call because
my phone didn't ring, or the call came outside my schedule?
If you miss a call because we sent it to you when you
didn't expect it, we want to know about it. Every time you miss a call you'll be sent an email detailing why. Simply reply to that email and
let us know in what way the call was sent to you in error, and we'll promptly
look into it.