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Best Buy Responds to my Bashing by Eliminating Restocking Fees
Thu, 12/23/10 | 3 Comments
Best Buy Responds to my Bashing by Eliminating Restocking Fees

On December 15, I absolutely ripped Best Buy’s return policy (calling it one of the 5 worst return policies) for it’s excessive re-stocking fees and short return time-frames (only 14 days on many electronics). I …

Ranking the 4 Major Wireless Carriers Early Termination Fees (& How to Avoid them)
Mon, 12/20/10 | 17 Comments
Ranking the 4 Major Wireless Carriers Early Termination Fees (& How to Avoid them)

Back when I was writing my post on the worst return policies, I almost lumped in every contractual wireless service provider due to their pesky early termination fee penalties that are enforced in order to …

The 5 Worst Retailer Return Policies
Wed, 12/15/10 | 16 Comments
The 5 Worst Retailer Return Policies

Poor Customer Service by Policy
Whereas good customer service and focus should be rewarded (see my list of the best retailer return policies), poor customer service and focus should be called out and not disguised as …

6 Money Saving Gift Ideas that Truly Keep on Giving
Mon, 12/13/10 | 3 Comments
6 Money Saving Gift Ideas that Truly Keep on Giving

Time is running low for thoughtful gift purchases. With shipping windows winding down, you have just a few days left to make some wise gift purchases this holiday season. But don’t fret!
Saving money is one …

4 FSA Eligible Expenses to Make Before it’s Too Late
Sun, 12/12/10 | One Comment
4 FSA Eligible Expenses to Make Before it’s Too Late

FSA Contributions do not Roll Over
If you have contributed funds to a flexible spending account (FSA) this year, you have approximately two weeks left (December 31 deadline) to use the funds before they vanish into …

Tis the Season of Purchases: The 5 Best Retailer Return Policies
Sun, 12/5/10 | 12 Comments
Tis the Season of Purchases: The 5 Best Retailer Return Policies

Strategically, I’ve started to do a good portion of my shopping at retailers with the strongest return policies. I am a FIRM believer that these retailers successes are in no small part to how customer-centric …


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