Want to avoid timeshare mistakes? Read this

If you’re a regular reader of this site, you probably have seen a number of horror stories about timeshare mistakes people make. Common themes include high-pressure sales tactics, buyer’s remorse, and illusory perks. Read more “Want to avoid timeshare mistakes? Read this”

How to make your trips more authentic

Sean Cummings helped put New Orleans back on the map after Hurricane Katrina. As one of the thousands of small business owners in the city, he faced a difficult choice in the storm’s wake: rebuild his hotel, the iconic International House in the financial district, at a price that exceeded its value or leave. Read more “How to make your trips more authentic”

How to protect yourself from debt collectors — and debt collection scams

If you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to debt collection scams, move to Jackson County, Miss. That’s where criminals have been calling residents with fake power bills and threatening to turn off their electricity if they don’t immediately pay them. Read more “How to protect yourself from debt collectors — and debt collection scams”

What to do when they run out of rental cars

What happens when they run out of rental cars? Hyapatia Lee found out when she arrived at a National Car Rental counter in Detroit with her two young sons, and a representative told her they’d run out of sedans. Read more “What to do when they run out of rental cars”

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