Jennifer Saranow Schultz
May 2010: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Feb 1, 2011 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Wall Street Journal, The (WSJ) Source May 17, 2010
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Feb 01, 2011 More on Spotting A.T.M. Skimmers
QUOTE: Skimmers applied to card readers are designed to capture debit card magnetic stripe data, while tiny wireless cameras or overlays to existing personal identification number pads are designed to capture PIN information. Once thieves capture such data, they can use it to make fake cards or sell the information on the Internet to others.
New York Times Dec 07, 2010 The Tactics of Discover Card Reps
QUOTE: lawsuit alleges that Discover Bank and its affiliated processing company made “aggressive, misleading and deceptive” telemarketing calls to sign people up for these products, tricking people to sign up for the add-on products and in some cases, charging consumers for enrollment without agreement from the consumer.
New York Times Jul 22, 2010 The Effects of the Credit Card Act
QUOTE: Credit card issuers have stopped many of the “deceptive” or “unfair” practices outlawed by the Credit Card Act, but they are still engaging in others, according to a report released Thursday by the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Safe Credit Card Project.
New York Times Jun 25, 2010 How to Choose a Mover
QUOTE: The Better Business Bureau said it received 8,486 complaints about movers in North America last year. Common complaints included final prices greater than original estimates, damaged or lost goods and, in the worst scenarios, movers who held belongings hostage until customers paid thousands of dollars. But consumers can avoid the same fate by following some simple guidelines for finding a mover.
New York Times Jun 22, 2010 Tips for Using Your Cellphone Abroad
QUOTE: one way to reduce the international bill, at least for travel to some countries: Call your mobile service provider ahead of time and temporarily change your phone plan.
New York Times Jun 16, 2010 On Lying About Your Salary in Job Interviews
QUOTE: In her post, Ms. O’Hara implied that her little white lie was justified and quoted a colleague as saying that everyone bumps up their old salaries somewhat when applying for new jobs.
New York Times May 20, 2010 The Identity Theft Threat From Copiers
QUOTE: Why in the world would Congress provide some consumers with free access to credit scores, but not others? This could happen under a measure being considered by lawmakers that would grant free access to people whose credit scores were used to deny them credit or a job.
New York Times May 13, 2010 Recording Customer Service Calls to India
QUOTE: Last month, I wrote a Bucks post, “When and Why You Should Record Customer Service Calls,” with resources and guidelines for recording customer service calls....in this age of outsourcing, customer service representatives are often in other countries, like India or Ireland or a few other places. Which begs the question: What recording guidelines should one follow if the customer service representative is elsewhere?
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