When it comes to getting advice — especially financial advice — truth can be such a relative thing. “The lies your financial advisor tells you (and how to spot them)”
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.”
Do American consumers want to be deceived?
Do they like being lied to?
Those are the provocative questions raised by a recent debate about eliminating restaurant tips. It’s a discussion that rages on, particularly in the travel industry, where consumers are lied to without shame or legal repercussions every day.
“Please lie to us!”
The busiest summer for air travel is almost over.
But for many passengers, this flying season was the lyin’ season. Week after week, readers crammed my inbox with accusations that a flight attendant or customer service agent misrepresented the truth when they traveled.
“The truth about airline lies (can you handle it?)”
Before Brenda Galindo retired to Winterville, N.C., Continental Airlines made her a promise: The frequent flier miles she’d earned from her business travel wouldn’t expire.
“The rise of the insincere travel offer – and what to do about it”