Prepaid Ambulance Tickets Aren’t A Bad Idea, Unless Salespeople Mislead You

Prepaid Ambulance Tickets Aren’t A Bad Idea, Unless Salespeople Mislead You

No one wants to receive a surprise ambulance bill, so it’s tempting to buy a prepaid ambulance ticket that can save you thousands. In one area in California, the local American Legion runs their own ambulance service and sells tickets for $100. What do they cover? The veterans group and the stores that actually sell the tickets sort of disagree about that. [More]

Free Bike Protection Is Neither Free Nor Protects All Bikes

Free Bike Protection Is Neither Free Nor Protects All Bikes

Brian bought a new bike lock recently. What led him to purchase a nice, expensive lock from On Guard was the package’s promise that the lock came with insurance—if his bike was stolen while using the lock, the company would pay for a replacement. He asked a salesperson, who verified the information. Sweet! Then he went online to register his new lock, and learned how the bike lock “protection” really works.