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Solving problems / Tech

Retailer receipts go digital

On November 29, 2012

Stores love to ask for your email address so they can send promotions and coupons. I always say no. I don’t want anymore junk email, but I recently re-considered when a retailer told me they’d send the receipt to my email address. I always lose receipts, and this seemed like a way to solve that problem. E-receipts are gaining in…

Ripoff alert

Ordering flowers online may lead to junk email

On May 5, 2011

Thinking about sending mom flowers for Mothers’ Day?  While you can get most items cheaper online, flowers are one thing that are better when they’re locally delivered.  You’ll pay less at a local florist because you’re not paying a middleman.  I’ve also learned since my Valentine’s Day test for NewsChannel 5, that you can also avoid a barrage of floral…

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

Email breach opens consumers up to SPAM

On April 4, 2011

For the second time in just a few weeks, I received another email alerting me to a security alert.  Luckily, both times it appears just my email was compromised but it’s still disconcerting and makes me prone to SPAM. Figures the latest breach is for a rewards program I don’t even use. Who knew buying a car starter for a…