I tried to sell my Target gift card on Craigslist and a thief stole it!

Tony Tucker received a $284 Target gift card after he returned an unwanted item to his local store. Then he decided to try to sell the card on Craigslist, but that turned out to be a bad idea. Now he’s empty-handed, and he wants our help. Read more “I tried to sell my Target gift card on Craigslist and a thief stole it!”

This search engine for fare errors could be the worst idea ever

Burying the news is a time-honored tradition in American journalism. Just wait until the day before a major holiday to share information someone is reluctant to publicize, like a CEO resignation or a company “restructuring,” and hopefully no one will notice.

So when I saw the press release about an airline “error fare search engine” launching just a few hours before the American Thanksgiving holiday, I suspected someone was trying to deep-six the news. Read more “This search engine for fare errors could be the worst idea ever”

Get smart. Sign up for the newsletter.