CitiBank Not Much Help In Understanding Credit Card Statements

March 12, 2011
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CitiBank Not Much Help In Understanding Credit Card Statements

The federal government is taking a keen interest in how credit card companies present necessary information to their customers. Action is expected soon, but not soon enough for one woman who has struggled for months to understand her CiticCard.

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As Much Fun As It Is, Travel’s Not Just For The Fun Of It

March 11, 2011
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I just sent off a message to begin planning for a future trip: To Japan. Maybe you might think it’s insensitive to both consider an autumn trip to a just-earthquake-ravaged place and, more, to crowd in on the life of a travel person in the midst of it. You could think that; but I...

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CtMobileVet: Helping Pets Of The Homeless

March 11, 2011
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CtMobileVet: Helping Pets Of The Homeless

Earlier this month, the Gold Coast Mobile Veterinary Service and members of Black Rock Congregational Church, teamed up with Urban Impact, a national organization that serves needy families by providing food, clothing, shelter, academic support, physical wellness, emotional guidance, social needs, and spiritual hope. In an amazing event this week, Gold Coast spread Urban...

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CT@Prayer: An ecumenical call to Lenten prayer

March 11, 2011
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CT@Prayer: An ecumenical call to Lenten prayer

Tracy Simmons is editor of Creedible.com, which is an online magazine that covers religion news in Connecticut. Her column on CtWatchdog, CT@Prayer, covers the consumer aspect of religion in Connecticut, reporting on the good deeds being done at different houses of worship, where they are falling down, and she will be looking into complaints...

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Ct Chiropractic Examiners’ Board Members Violated State Law

March 10, 2011
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The state Department of Public Health has found three members of its own Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the panel charged with regulating and disciplining chiropractors in Connecticut, in violation of a state law intended to protect the public according to a report by the Connecticut Health I-Team. The column, written by Jennifer Kaylin said...

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AstraZeneca Agrees To $68.5 Million Settlement For Improper Serquel Marketing

March 10, 2011
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Ct Attorney General George Jepsen and attorneys general in 36 other states, Thursday announced a record, $68.5 million settlement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, of Delaware, arising from alleged improper marketing of the anti-psychotic drug Seroquel. It represents the largest, multistate, consumer-protection based settlement with a pharmaceutical company. The complaint, filed along with the settlement...

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Save On Gasoline Prices, Use Regular Instead of Premium

March 10, 2011
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As consumers start to feel the pinch of rising gas prices, some drivers can save money simply by switching from premium to regular gasoline, according to Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information. In “To Save Money on Gas, Stop Buying Premium,” Edmunds.com’s Consumer Advice Editor Philip Reed says that it’s a common...

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Positive Energy Electric Ordered To Give Rebates To 3,200 Customers

March 10, 2011
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The Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control today ordered Positive Energy Electric to reimburse more than 3,000 customers who the company delayed in providing promised cheaper rates. At the same time the DPUC revoked Positive Energy Electric’s aggregator registration for that violation and because of a  finding that its top officer hid his civil...

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Capital One Venture Card Now Matches up to 100,000 Miles

March 10, 2011
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Credit card issuers continue to use reward cards to attract desired cardholders. Now at least one issuer is taking their offer to a new level which can greatly benefit consumers. Today, Capital One Venture Card is launching “Match My Miles Challenge,” a new rewards program that can help consumers quickly earn free airline tickets....

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