All posts for the month February, 2011

Credit Bureaus taking “advantage” of consumers

With identity theft running rampant these days, it’s important to keep tabs on your personal credit report at least once a year.  A recent article in the LA Times points out that credit bureaus make it very difficult to even purchase a copy of your credit report from them WITHOUT purchasing their “credit monitoring” services […]

Did Chrysler hit the target?

In probably the second most talked about commercial after Super Bowl Sunday (behind VW’s “The Force” ad), Chrysler’s cinematic ad featuring the City of Detroit, a thumping sample from Eminem’s “One Shot”, and scenes of the rapper driving Chrysler’s new “200” sedan to a theater in Detroit. He then dramatically walks up on stage in […]