http://consumerist.com/2009/03/10/time-magazine-lists-the-10/

Time magazine lists the 10 most endangered newspapers… and it’s a pretty bleak list. We enjoy quite a few of these fine publications. Save the Minneapolis Star Tribune! They write about Target and Best Buy and are nice to us! [Time]

Writing "Ask For ID" On Your Credit Card Won't Stop Fraud, But It's Still A Good Idea

Writing "Ask For ID" On Your Credit Card Won't Stop Fraud, But It's Still A Good Idea

Writing “Ask For ID” on the back of your credit card isn’t an unimpeachable guarantee of security, but it could be the last line of defense between you and a fraudulent charge. Invoking perilously flawed logic, the Boston Globe argues: “the cardholder gains nothing by not signing the card or writing in ‘See ID’ on the signature panel.” Let’s dismantle this nonsense piece by piece.

The Best Deals Are Not Found On Black Friday

The Best Deals Are Not Found On Black Friday

Stores offer the steepest discounts the day before Christmas, not on Black Friday. A Boston Globe study found that the orgy of mindless early-morning consumerism is good for cutesy door prizes and savings on one or two items, but provides no discount for the vast majority of surveyed goods.