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Ripoff alert / Saving money / Tech

Time Warner Cable adds modem fee

On December 17, 2012

With automated bill pay, I pay less attention to my itemized bills. I make sure the debited amount is consistent, and I don’t actually look at the bill unless I notice a different charge. I recently noticed our Time Warner Cable bill increased slightly, so I looked and found a new fee for our cable modem. Time Warner Cable modem…

Consumer News

Comcast offers Internet for $9.95

On September 22, 2011

Do you know someone who can’t afford to pay $45 a month for Internet? A new program from Comcast offers the net for $9.95 a month. It’s called Internet Essentials, and Comcast says if your child receives free school lunch then you probably qualify for this service. Internet Essentials will offer download speeds up to 1.5 Mbps and upload speeds…

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

Google launches opt out option to reduce your digital footprint

On January 25, 2011

In November, I worked with a security company to show you how insecure you are when you browse online. Companies track your activities online for legitimate business purposes. Tracking software follows your every move, so businesses can advertise to you. They track you with “cookies,” but there are crumbs left behind when you close your browser. There are ways to…