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Saving money / Travel

Pre-pay gas a good deal when renting a car?

On August 26, 2013

When you rent a car, you’re bombarded with questions from upgrades to insurance. How should you answer? While “no” is the default answer for many questions, there’s one that recently made me think. Should I fill pre-pay the gas or fill-up on my own at the gas pump? Just say “no” I always say no to all the extras sold…

How To / Solving problems

Social Media Complaints Solve Consumer Problems

On February 25, 2013

  When you have a problem, there is a right way and wrong way to address it. If you take the wrong approach, the company may not fix your issue. Effective complaints get the best results. Social media complaints are becoming the single best way to grab a company’s attention. When used properly, Twitter and Facebook are great tools to…

Tech / Travel

A new hotel amenity?

On January 28, 2013

Every time I go out of town, I inevitably forget something. Usually it’s something small like a toothbrush. Sometimes I improvise or I ask the front desk for one of their small, complimentary brushes. This last out of town trip, I forgot my phone chargers. Without them, there’s not much you can do. My forgetfulness made me thing of a…

Saving money / Travel

Airport parking that won’t break your travel budget

On November 15, 2012

When most people book a flight,¬†they search and search for the cheapest fare. With airfares skyrocketing, people are holding out longer. Some are even driving several hours to a different airport to save money. Once you book that flight, are you applying the same research tools to save money on parking? Spend ten minutes before you leave for the airport…