When Meghan Robinson bought a mini pig named Peaches, she was devastated when the piglet was deemed unhealthy, and the sale fell through. But now she’s not only missing Peaches, but the breeder is refusing to refund the $4,000 Robinson paid for her. “Warning: When buying a $4,000 mini pig, do not use your debit card”
Chaya Friedman is receiving emails about another American Express customer. Can I make them stop? “American Express keeps sending her information about someone else’s account”
Is Dan Kriser overdoing it?
“I know that as long as you have a major credit card you don’t need to buy additional insurance when you rent a car,” says Kriser, an investment manager from Highland Park, Ill.. “But how about trip insurance when you travel?” “Does your credit card offer enough travel insurance?”
If you don’t trust your bank, you’re in good company. With financial regulations unraveling, and in the wake of several shocking banking scandals, it’s remarkable we haven’t all switched to a digital crypto-currency like Bitcoin and ditched our financial institutions. “How does your bank lie to you? Let me count the ways.”
When Allen Norris Dean books an SAS ticket online, the airline places a “hold” on his funds, and then cancels his ticket. But he can’t buy another ticket unless the “hold” is released. Is there a way out? “Scandinavian Airlines is holding $3,480 I need to pay for my ticket”