Are You Prepared ForrnLoss Or Theft?

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A friend recently lost his wallet. Another lost his keys. Both had no easy reference to what wasrntl

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Do Lawyers Feel The Heat From Arbitration Clauses?

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I just read an email from the cloud storage service I use. It said there was a change in their agree

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Credit Cards: Interest Rates

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I have been getting a flurry of letters from my credit card companies citing new terms. They are lon

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Airlines: Do They Deserve The Criticism?

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The airlines are much maligned these days. Everyone seems to resent crowding, poor service, delays,

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LifeLock - Is It A Ripoff?

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We have all seen the LifeLock ads on TV with dire warnings about our credit identities being stolen,

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The Secret To Avoiding Expensive Printer Cartridges

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I am always amazed at what the computer printer crowd charges for refills. Let’s take Hewlett-

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ObamaCare Shortcomings

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I read an article in the Wall Street Journal the other day. It was about a woman who needed a certai

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Is A Living Wage Best For Society?

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I thought I would weigh in on this popular subject. First I should say I am a Libertarian Republican

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How To Best Handle The IRS

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Unfortunately, because of entrepreneurial failings, I have paid business expenses instead of my taxe

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How Can A Judgment Be Collected?

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Most people think, 'you go to court, you win, you collect.' Not so fast. You, the winner, ar

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How To Best Handle The Nasty Verizon

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I have written in a previous blog about a problem I had with Verizon. Now I just had another. It dro

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Court Decision Regarding General Mills

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A recent court decision was handed down. The case involved the General Mills company, best known for

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Verizon: Deserving Their Bad Reputation!

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Verizon is one of the most vilified companies in America. They seem heartless to many of their users

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How Does Technology Affect Businesses?

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I read with interest the taxi strikes in European cities over the new company Uber. Uber recruits re

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Tips For Having A Good Credit Score

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I cannot stress enough the importance of maintaining a good credit rating. A poor credit rating will

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Do Unnecessary Lawsuits Drive Up Costs For Consumers?

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I have written many blogs on this site about my outrage at the way consumers are treated by some com

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Great Tips For Getting Organized

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It always amazes me how the lack of a simple system of organizing one’s bills creates big head

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Getting Your Insurance Claim Paid - Persistence!

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Before I start hitting the insurance companies between the eyes, let me say that there are many bloo

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Can Awareness Of Bullying Reduce Gun Violence?

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I know this is not a consumer topic but I felt compelled to write this. Another tragic shooting took

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Are Credit Card Companies Reasonable?

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I was going to rent a car right after the financial crisis hit in 2008. I presented my American Expr

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Should Municipal Functions Be Privatized?

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One of the most annoying things in our society is when government employees, who are paid by our tax

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Are Big Banks a Ripoff?

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Make no mistake about it. The big banks, in my opinion, could care less about you and your account.

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Opinions About ObamaCare

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I am so distressed it is all I can do to refrain from using obscenities.I had coverage, but it was r

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How Does The Post Office Compare To FedEx And UPS?

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I think our postal system is too maligned, and they do not deserve it. Yes, they run a deficit, but

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How to Deal with Parking Tickets

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I got about a month ago a notice of an unpaid parking ticket in Elizabeth, NJ, which of course was n

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Are Credit Reporting Agencies Fair?

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We all rely on our credit every day, to obtain credit cards and mortgages, to use when applying for

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How to Stop Annoying Callers

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We are supposed to be able to enroll on the federal Do Not Call list, and the myriad of ph

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Airline Fees - Price Gouging?

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Finally our Congress is introducing legislation to limit airline fees for checked bags, ticket chang

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How Best to Handle a Dispute?

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I have had various problems with shippers, traffic courts, credit agencies and others over the years

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