I can’t prove it but I’d all but swear on a Bible that something is very fishy and downright wrong at the major financial company who is financing our new Subaru Tribeca. We were just charged a $15.00 late fee because our car payment didn’t go through our credit union account. Guess why? The last […]

General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre has bragged in TV commercials and newspaper columns that GM has paid back its bailout “in full and ahead of schedule.” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOaS2SymjQ4 GM received $50 billion in TARP funds (never mind that TARP was only supposed to cover financial institutions). About $7 billion of that came in the form of […]

Retail stores aren’t the only ones out to rip people off these days. Many other establishments are just as bad, if not worse. A word of caution to individuals opening a new bank account — don’t use a large check. My husband opened a new checking account a few months ago with Umpqua bank, using […]

I have a Subway near where I work that literally makes their bread smaller than typical Subways. It is about one-third narrower but still a foot long. Needless to say they also put about one-third less meat, veggies, cheese, etc. on each sandwich. This is obviously a choice made by the owner of the location. […]

I live in Texas. Many times the price listed on the shelf for an item is not the price at check out. In Texas we have a Deceptive Trade Practice law that protects consumers. The advertised price IS what the store must charge otherwise they are subject to being sued for three times the amount […]

I was shopping for linens at the Target store on Haskell Avenue, Dallas, Texas. I chose several items that were shelved directly behind a huge red “clearance” sign. Having been overcharged on sale items at this store before, I asked the checker to make sure the items scanned at the discounted price. They did not. […]

Just last night, I was shopping at Target in Shelby township, MI and I purchased a 2-pack of hooded baby towels with washcloths. When I went up to the check out, they rang up $10.99 but the tag on the shelf said $4.99. The cashier said that I would need to go to the Customer […]

Manager threatens to call police on customer attempting to return a DVD containing the wrong movie. I recently purchased a movie for my 5-year-old daughter at Wal-Mart. It was supposed to be The SpongeBob Squarepants Moviebut when I got home (about 20 min. away from Wal-Mart), it was an Avatar cartoon movie in the SpongeBob […]

On Feb 18,2007 at 9:35 in the morning I purchased a teakettle from Kohl’s Department Store in Newburgh, N.Y. When I returned home and opened the teapot. I noticed that it was pitted and chipped. Since I live in Middletown, N.Y. I went to the Middletown Kohl’s Customer Service Desk. I explained to the gentleman […]