If you don’t buy a $7,000 television, LG won’t give you a free tablet

David Guggenhime thinks that LG Electronics owes him a free tablet (not to mention an American Express gift card) for purchasing one of its TVs. He contacted us because he alleges that the company didn’t make good on its offer. Or was it Guggenhime who didn’t live up to his end of the bargain? Read more “If you don’t buy a $7,000 television, LG won’t give you a free tablet”

How does your bank lie to you? Let me count the ways.

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. Read more “How does your bank lie to you? Let me count the ways.”

Lexus is giving away free cars

Lexus is not giving away free cars. But Brad Playford says it’s the principle. He asked Superstition Springs Lexus in Mesa, Ariz., for a quote on a 2016 Lexus GX, which retails for about $50,000. Read more “Lexus is giving away free cars”

It used to be free, but now they’re charging for it — is that legal?

All the over-the-air broadcast channels used to be included in Barbara Wilkins’s basic cable TV package, or in her words, “They were ‘free.’”

Now they’re not.
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They rescheduled his flight – why don’t his bags fly “free”?

Here’s an imponderable travel question: Is a “free” checked bag transferable to another airline?

Specifically, if your flight is canceled and then rebooked on a different airline — in other words, if the carrier endorses your ticket to another airline — should that endorsement include the ability to check a bag free?
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