Don’t miss out on your chance to win a $10,000 vacation! July is one of my favorite months. I like and look forward to July because by then here in Portland, summer is usually—and finally—showing itself and in all its splendor. But that’s not the only reason. In fact, I’m not even sure that’s...
If you’re looking to say “Yes” to a cell phone plan, here are five things to consider before agreeing to one: Company Reputation – How long has the cell phone service provider you are considering been in business? And what are the results of their tenure? Consumer Cellular, for example, has been offering cell...

Looking Out for the Customer

I’d like to start this post with a quick trip down Memory Lane. There’s an old Elaine May-Mike Nichols sketch called the “$65 Funeral” that appeared on the Jack Parr Show. Some of you may remember it. This hilarious skit was a great example of how a business will attract consumers with an initial...