Fees, overages, and penalties seem to be an intrinsic part of the modern service industry. But you don't always have to pay them. With a single phone call, you can convince a company to waive, forego, refund, or cancel almost any fee. Here's how to make someone say the magic words that keep your money in your pocket.
Verizon has announced that it will waive domestic voice and text charges for customers who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Everyone's read stories about outrageous cell phone bills, and you might even know someone who's racked one up themselves. But the Boston Globe has an interesting look at where one such instance stands four years down the line: totally unresolved.
This is Rodney Bradford. A few days ago, Facebook saved his 19-yo life. Facebook, and his status plea demanding the immediate consumption of one of the basic food groups every human being needs to properly function in the morning: Pancakes.