Add “change the name on your utility bills” to your post-breakup checklist or you’ll end up like reader Noah, who had to pay a $140 cable bill for three months of service his ex-girlfriend used after he moved out. Why? Because the bill was in his name, and if he didn’t pay up, it was his credit report that was going to suffer.
Two battles of the titans rage unabated this weekend as Round 2 of the Worst Company in American Competition rolls on. In the first bracket, insurance calamity and economy ruiner AIG is squaring off against senior-poisoner Peanut Corporation of America. Over in the second bracket, the porn thieves at Best Buy are trying to steal victory from Walmart’s underpriced helper claw.
Ceiling fans aren’t just on/off affairs, and it’s possible you could be using yours incorrectly. According to Consumer Reports, people get tripped up by the ability to reverse the direction of the blades…
Customs seizes 4,300 items each day from unsuspecting travelers, so read up on their regulations before jaunting off on vacation or they’ll seize your tasty goat when you return. Customs regulations aren’t as arbitrary as they seem, but they can’t be deciphered by common sense alone.
The “Do Not Call List” comes with a built in expiration date, and the date is coming soon for people who signed up for the list when it first started.