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Category Archives: Consumer issues
It was recently my birthday, and I got some wonderful gifts from family and friends. I have to say, though, they couldn’t compete with Bank of America. My creditor since 2006, the bank surprised me this September by dumping more … Continue reading
I really wish I had a Capital One credit card. I could use the help. No, I’m not talking about financial assistance. I’m refering to real, hands-on help at home and at work. Recently, Capital One sent a contract update … Continue reading
I tend to grocery shop hungry, so I developed rules to keep myself from impulse shopping.
We all love free stuff. But what does it really cost?
Spoutwood Farm Center located in Codorus Township was recently featured on the website of the organization Certified Naturally Grown. The certification is available to farms that do not use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or GMOs. Similar to USDA certified … Continue reading
In a world of electronics, sometimes the hackers win.
This week while researching my story about the rise of dollar stores in York County, I had an epiphany. Dollar stores, with a smaller footprint than grocery stores or big box stores, can — and do — fit easily into … Continue reading