Consumers

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Study: Online Price Discrimination Is Real

A startling new study from Northeastern University concludes that price discrimination online does exist.

10/23/2014

Shopping, Gifts, Mall, Purchases

Malled

At the outset, I confess that I have NEVER been nor shall I likely EVER become a connoisseur of one of America’s favorite pastimes—shopping.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/19/2014

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It’s National Consumer Week!

This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2014

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New England Farmers Look For Creative Ways To Grow

Atlas Farm is growing more than just food — it is growing its business in ways that bring it more in touch with the everyday consumers it, and all New England farms, needs to survive.

03/23/2013

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Predictions For 2013

2012 is over. Time seems to slip through my fingers like sand.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/04/2013

generic, holiday, shopping, sales, gift cards

Creative Money Giving For The Holidays

Being creative about buying a gift for someone can be exhausting and if they don’t like it you have to return it! So consider giving cash as a gift.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/16/2012

finances, money, credit, bills

Lesson Two From The National Foundation For Credit Counseling

More of the trick or treat tips on credit from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/30/2012

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AG Offers Shopping Tips During Holiday Season

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has some advice for consumers on how to protect themselves during the holiday shopping season.

11/25/2011

Officials are warning consumers to avoid getting trapped by those zero percent financing deals offered in stores.

Zero-Percent Interest Deals Can Trap Consumers

It sounds like a win-win. Buy a new TV, a couch or a mattress and pay no interest for an entire year. We see and hear advertisements for 0% deals all the time, but they are not always as simple as they sound.

02/24/2011

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How Refurbished Products Can Save You Money

This past week has been a busy time at the customer service desk as all those presents that didn’t quite work out are brought back to the store. Those returns could mean a deal for you.

01/06/2011

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