ripoff

IRS Warns of Email Tax Scam

If you get an email that appears to be from the IRS claiming that there's a problem with your 2013 tax return, don't respond. It's a scam.

Rent-to-Own Is a Big Ripoff, Says Consumer Reports

No credit check, low weekly payments and carry it home today? If you think rent-to-own stores' deals are too good to be true, you're right. They're a rip-off that leave unwary consumers paying the equivalent of up to 311% interest, according to a new investigation by Consumer Reports.

'Who's Who' ripoff preys on your ego

I must be really important, because two "Who's Who" publications have chosen me for inclusion in their publications. The e-mails arrived in my...

Northern Trust has a TARP party

You might think that receiving $1.6 billion in government cheese would give a bank a new-found sense of humility. But Chicago-based Northern Trust...

Is your airport a rip-off?

Forbes has an interesting article out about America's rip-off airports, which is a must read if you're going to be traveling any time soon. Even if...

Heart attacks are NOT legal tender!

Food and transportation prices have been rising enough in the past few months to give anyone a heart attack. In fact the high prices of everything...