Shady Deals with Mattress “Deals”

Shady Deals with Mattress “Deals”

Buyer beware: Mattress firm will sell used bed as "floor model" Mattress Firm of Las Cruces use shady sales practices mattress firm misrepresentation! Buying the right mattress can be huge when it comes to enjoying your rest and waking up refreshed. A good mattress can last you well over a decade, especially with careful maintenance, so it’s no wonder that so many mattresses cost an arm and a leg. If you don’t have thousands of dollars laying around to spend on a new mattress, you’ve probably seen many of the deals advertised by discount mattress chains. These deals are definitely tempting! Why spend thousands when you can buy a new mattress for hundreds?...
Quitting the Gym Is Supposed to be Easy

Quitting the Gym Is Supposed to be Easy

Planet Fitness steals & lies to its clients!! Planet Fitness - Awful Every one of us has decided to be healthier at some point. Eat better foods. Exercise. Maybe get a gym membership. But as most of us know, sticking to the plan can be pretty challenging. Even with a gym membership, actually making it to the gym to workout becomes less of a priority and soon you’re dealing with a gym membership you aren’t using. So the logical thing at that point is to simply cancel your gym membership. Unfortunately there is nothing simple about it. The Contract Simply States…Nothing Gym memberships often require a contract for...
Rental Car Woes

Rental Car Woes

Dollar Rent A Car - Mislead into ridiculous insurance charges Dollar Rent A Car - Review about Rental Car Insurance Dollar Rent A Car - Excessive Admin Fee's !! Traveling is a mixture of excitement and resentment at times. You’re excited to arrive in a new place, ready to explore and have a good time, but you have to make it through some irritations before the fun can begin. The worst of these – outside of the typical airline issues – are rental cars. The Fun of a New Ride Renting a car can be terrific if you enjoy driving new vehicles and trying out new things. But if you’re caught in a scuffle about damage to the vehicle,...
Customers and the Healthy Goods Company

Customers and the Healthy Goods Company

Melaleuca are ThIEVES Melaleuca - Review about Unauthorized Charges from Carolina, Carolina Melaleuca - Lies and Excessive Paperwork In the world of online reviews, there are some online reviews that garner almost immediate reactions. Some company appear to be a fly-by-night scammer trying to grab as much money as possible before the law or common sense catches up to it. Other company reviews are more convoluted – is the problem with the company? Or could it be the customers? The Automatic Rebills A large number of complaints online are generated from automatic rebills. These rebills are especially frustrating for those who don’t like to read the fine print on...
Skip the Good Night’s Sleep: Get a Timeshare Instead

Skip the Good Night’s Sleep: Get a Timeshare Instead

Bluegreen Resorts - Timeshare sucker Bluegreen Resorts - Shame on you Bluegreen Vacations Bluegreen Resorts - Review about Maintenance Fees A timeshare always sounds like a good idea in the sales pitch. But then that’s the purpose of the sales pitch – to make something not very desirable sound fabulous! Fortunately for the sales people – and unfortunately for those who wind up in a time share trap – there is a lot that does sound good about a timeshare. You get an easy vacation every year – maybe even every month. You can travel to any of the hotels or resorts the company owns. You can book your stay just...
When You Fix Cable Woes…And When You Can’t

When You Fix Cable Woes…And When You Can’t

Suddenlink - Review about Poor Internet Service from Canyon, Texas Suddenlink - constant outages Suddenlink - Disappoint Abounds..Bitter Departure A pure market fixes a lot of issues. When there are companies competing for your business, you can often work out fair prices, low offers and round up some service technicians when you need them. But when a company is a monopoly, there isn’t much they don’t get away with – and there’s not much you can do about it. Cable Service Issues Cable companies offer HD services and high speed internet Sometimes it seems as though they offer these services whether they can deliver them or not. There is nothing more frustrating than paying for...
4 Tips for Buying a New Watch

4 Tips for Buying a New Watch

World Of Watches - Beware, they do not honor sale prices World Of Watches - WATER RESISTANCE IS ALL WET World of Watches lie Watches have become a bit less about function, and a bit more about fashion. After all, most of us check the time on our phones these days than on anything else. But when you’re buying a new watch, you want to get something you like as well as something you know will last. The trick is finding the right watch with the right price. Price Does Not Equal Quality Too often we assume that price equals quality. This is not necessarily the case. Sometimes watches can be extremely expensive but still...
2 Things to Know Before You Sell Your Old Phone

2 Things to Know Before You Sell Your Old Phone

Wasted my time with Ecyclebest Ecyclebest - Promised a better price Ecyclebest - Quoted for $200, sent a check for $13. Cannot get in contact with a single person Technology often moves faster than we do, leaving us scrambling to catch up. Of course we want the latest gadget, but after we get the newest iPhone, what do we do with the old one? Many people look for ways to trade their old electronics for some fast cash. There are, of course, many place that will take your old phone or tablet and refurbish it for additional sale. The trick, however, is finding the right place. Beware the Highest Offer If you go online and look for a place to sell your old...
Unavoidable Technology Woes

Unavoidable Technology Woes

Microsoft - Windows 8 Product is now invalid Microsoft - I made the mistake of buying a laptop with Windows 8 Microsoft XP is being phased out, so you must purchase a new program Sometimes a company owns just about everything in a particular market. Take computers, for example. When you buy a new computer, most of the time you are going to receive a Windows machine. This is great for Windows, but it’s not so great for the folks on the receiving end of things who aren’t very enthusiastic about the latest Windows platform. Phasing Out Windows XP Like so many forms of technology, Windows is gradually phasing out their old platforms and preparing for newer ones. One complaint on...
As Seen on TV: Problems with No Solutions

As Seen on TV: Problems with No Solutions

Beachbody - Worst customer service! Beachbody - HORRIBLE customer service. It's not worth the stress!!! Beachbody - Complaint When you’re watching a commercial or happen upon an infomercial, the information you’re fed appears absolutely perfect. What could be better than what you’re seeing? It works beautifully! It has no flaws! There is no way that this miracle solution won’t work for you! So you buy it. And that begins the downward spiral into problem after problem for most customers. Getting a Great Body The weight loss marketplace is a very profitable one. Everyone wants to look fit and be healthier, but unfortunately it’s a bit harder to have a bikini...
Frustrations with Property Rentals

Frustrations with Property Rentals

AirBnB - Review about Guest Policy from Sydney, New South Wales Airbnb is getting worse and worse Airbnb Unfair Policy will overriding your cancellation policy It seems like such a good idea – design a travel website that brings property owners and would-be renters or vacationers together. There are a few websites like this out there already, but the most popular of the sites incorporates a review system where guests can review properties and property owners can leave feedback on guests. In theory the system should work well. The more you use the system, the more property owners can know and trust you when you stay in their homes or rentals. Since many of the vacation properties are...
The Fine Print with Cell Phones

The Fine Print with Cell Phones

Boost Mobile - Review about Slow Media Service from Los Angeles, California Boost Mobile - account erassed Boost Mobile - Phone no longer exists, yet still getting charged Data throttling. Accounts closed. Hackers. All problems that can occur with cell phones and mobile plans. Of course, this is why we always try to do a bit of research first to be sure that we are getting the best deal we can. We don’t want to spend too much money on a phone, but we will spend the money to get what we want. Often that means a phone that works well for all purposes – including data streaming. False Advertising Recently, however, some pissed consumers are calling false advertising on their cell phone...
The Sad Truth about Hair Loss

The Sad Truth about Hair Loss

HairClub - DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY!!! HairClub - Do not trust hair club for men and women HairClub - My hair still haven't grew back yet Nobody likes thinning hair. When you realize your hair is falling out, it can be hard to handle – especially if you feel like your thick head of hair is a part of your image or personality. With hair loss such an emotional hot topic, it’s no wonder that many companies prey on those who are suffering from the condition. Who wouldn’t want to pay a bit of money and have their full head of hair restored? Unfortunately the truth is a bit less exciting than the commercials...
How to Win with a Free Trial Scam

How to Win with a Free Trial Scam

Keranique - Burn In Hall Ordered the Keranique Free Trial Pack.. Reviews here scare me and need details for cancellation Keranique- free trial scam! There may be no free lunches, but looking around online you’d certainly think that there are plenty of free samples to be had! Everything seems to be offered as a free sample with the intent of hooking you as a buyer. Once you try our product, the ads promise, you’ll love it! While the free sample method of advertising is as old as the hills, there is a new component to the marketing tactic that isn’t quite right. In fact, it’s pretty darn wrong....
Time for Legal Action: Scandalous Car Loans

Time for Legal Action: Scandalous Car Loans

Santander Consumer - They lost my payment and won't clear my account Santander Consumer USA Santander Consumer - Santander keeps saying I owe money that I don't There are a lot of things that make us mad. Interest rates rising, bank fees when you’re just an hour or two late, but there are problems that go beyond maddening into purely outrageous. All commercial banks are just that – commercial. They are in the business of lending money to make money, and sometimes they bend, or completely break, the rules to their benefit. Unfortunately, this leaves their customers in the lurch. When Legal Crosses the Line A legal counselor is the best person to speak to if you have a question about the legality of...
Games that Lawn Care Companies Play

Games that Lawn Care Companies Play

TruGreen - 3 Year Customer... Lost. TruGreen - Sent my PREPAID account to collections? A beautiful lawn is certainly a beautiful thing, but sometimes that rolling green grass is hiding some ugly truths. Lawn care companies aren’t always completely on the up and up when it comes to setting up new contracts, keeping customers or billing for the services they have promised to do. If you’re setting up a new lawn care account, read over the fine print. Twice. The Incredible Rising Bill The first time you sign up with a new lawn care company they may offer you a great deal. How can you pass...
Fast Food: Rude and Downright Disgusting

Fast Food: Rude and Downright Disgusting

Arbys - Review about Poor Management from San Jose, California Arbys - Poor Customer Service Arbys - Review about Poor Restaurant Service from Brookeville, Maryland There is a time and place for fast food. Usually it’s when we are in a hurry – hence the name – or we are looking for convenience over flavor. After all, we can all freely admit that a burger cooked in less than three minutes is not going to hold a candle to the real deal that you’d get in a sit-down style restaurant. But that’s no excuse for a terrible experience in a fast food restaurant. The Rude Employee While it’s safe to say that a fast food worker isn’t going to be earning...
When Electricity Bills Get You Down

When Electricity Bills Get You Down

Entergy - Lights shut off w/out any notice!!! Entergy - Shut off the day AFTER I paid my bill! While paying electricity bills may not be your favorite activity during the month, it’s a necessary evil. After all, we all enjoy being able to turn on the air conditioning on a hot afternoon or even turning on the lights when the sun goes down. But that electricity costs money and so to keep the lights on you have to pay your bill. Of course, keeping up the deal on your end should mean the company is keeping up their end of the deal, but somehow that’s not...
A Case of Furniture Gone Wrong

A Case of Furniture Gone Wrong

West Elm - Failure to deliver West Elm - Chairs fell apart West Elm - 6 months and still missing parts of my order Everyone loves new furniture. The pretty colors, the clean fabrics – it all adds up to a nice new statement in your home. Or it should. Sometimes furniture orders go wrong, and there seems to be nothing you –or the store – can do about it. The Phantom Order You visit the store with the pretty furniture. You find a style you like and you place your order. You walk out of the store confident that the next few weeks will be all it takes for your new sofa or chairs to arrive. After...
3 Tips for a Safe Piercing

3 Tips for a Safe Piercing

Piercing Pagoda - Dreadful experience Piercing Pagoda - Review about Ear Piercing Getting your ears pierced should be fun – a bit painful perhaps – but an overall good experience. After all, usually by the time you get your ears pierced, you’ve waiting a bit, perhaps begged a bit, and now it’s time to act. Unfortunately, not all piercing experiences turn out well. There are quite a few, in fact, that teach us lessons about just how badly an ear piercing can go wrong. Prepare for Disaster When you choose to pierce your little one’s ears, you need to prepare for the possibility that something...