Change The Name On Your Utility Bills When You Move Out

Change The Name On Your Utility Bills When You Move Out

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.

Vote In Round Two Of The Worst Company In America Competition!

Vote In Round Two Of The Worst Company In America Competition!

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.

How To Properly Work Your Ceiling Fan. Yeah, You Read That Right

How To Properly Work Your Ceiling Fan. Yeah, You Read That Right

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…

Do Your Homework Before Going On Vacation Or Customs Will Seize Your Goat

Do Your Homework Before Going On Vacation Or Customs Will Seize Your Goat

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.

Mark Your Calendars: Do Not Call List Numbers Start Expiring In June 2008

Mark Your Calendars: Do Not Call List Numbers Start Expiring In June 2008

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.