If A Customer Refuses To Pay $4 For A Bike Repair, Should I Call The Police?

If A Customer Refuses To Pay $4 For A Bike Repair, Should I Call The Police?

Laura wants to get the opinion of the Consumerist hive mind. She recently got involved in a situation where a customer refused to pay for a relatively inexpensive service and was curious how others would have handled it. [More]

Is It OK To Give Flight Attendants Gifts On Christmas?

Is It OK To Give Flight Attendants Gifts On Christmas?

Anna booked a Christmas flight, and perhaps feeling a little guilty, she wants to show the flight attendants some love by providing some token gifts. [More]

Help, I Can't Afford My Student Loan Payments

Help, I Can't Afford My Student Loan Payments

William is stuck in a bottomless Chuck E. Cheese’s ball pit of student loan debt and Mommy isn’t there to pull him out. A decision to pay interest only on his three loans has backfired and now he can’t afford his payments and is in danger of defaulting. He’d like you, wise Consumerists, to survey his story and share your advice. [More]