Protecting Your Rights As a Consumer

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash How can you be a more empowered consumer?  There are several ways that you can take and maintain control of your interaction with a service provider. 1.  Always get the name of the employee to whom you are...

A Little Levity…

… and why you should not kill your family member during the Quarantine. Photo by Denis Agati on Unsplash So, you are cooped up with your spouse and your kids and you are having homicidal fantasies as your nap is interrupted for the 5th time...

Tipping: How Much and to Whom?

According to a Consumer Reports survey of more than 1000 adults, more than 27% of respondents said there are more instances where tipping is or could be expected than two years ago.  However, the etiquette guidelines have not kept up with the new services that...

The Latest Scams and How to Protect Yourself Against Them

We live in an era of robocalls and telephone and on-line scams.  It seems more and more ‘bad guys’ are trying to separate us from our hard-earned money.  How do we identify the scams and what can we do about to protect ourselves from the...