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When airlines merge, who wins?
2012’s Worst Scams
Last year people lost billions to identity theft and deceptive debt collection.
Cheap Plastic Tricks
Don’t judge a card by its color.
The Hidden Costs Of Flying
Checking luggage? Requesting a seat? As airlines pile on the fees, Christopher Elliott reports on the push for more transparent ticket prices.
America’s financial illiteracy.
Inside the Hotel Hype Machine
A Consumer Advocate dissects the travel industry’s most exaggerated claims.
Your Credit Swiped
Can the feds protect your Visa card?
Why Superlatives Are a Bad Sell
AT&T ruling shows why companies should avoid hyping their products.
Why you should give air miles a wide berth.
Worst Travel Scams
The costliest rip-offs can come from legitimate businesses. Here's what to watch for.
The Bright Side of a Bad Travel Experience
Even the most disastrous travel experiences hold a silver lining for the adventurous traveler.