10 Ways Airlines Try to Scam You
The nickel and diming ways of cable and wireless companies have made their way to airlines over the past few years. Here are the top 10 sneaky ways the airlines try to put one over on you.
Scam Detecting: There's an App for That!
There's an app for everything... so why not for this. Scam Detector is both a website and an app listing hundreds of scams, broken down into nine categories.
Companies Ranked on Customer Experience
Like most cable customers, periodically something goes wrong with MrConsumer's triple play service (provided by RCN, a regional company). But, they go the extra mile to resolve the problem, so I love them. Now Tempkin Ratings has attempted to capture real customers' attitudes toward many of the companies they deal with. They ranked providers and stores on their "net goodness" -- based on the customer's success, effort required, and emotion involved in interactions with the company. Scroll through the nearly 300 companies to see how they ranked. And no surprise, Comcast is #291.
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Mouse Print* -- Product Downsizing Hits Canada Too
MrConsumer flew to Toronto two weeks ago to help the CBC consumer program, Marketplace, expose how downsized products ripoff grocery shoppers. Watch the segment and see examples of some very familiar brands shrinking in size north of the border (and here too).
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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