Category Archives: Shooting yourself in the foot

Choose The Most Likely Outcome of the Huma/Weiner Email Security Breach

We are currently watching a spectacular political drama that can have any of a dozen different outcomes. The only thing we can be sure of is that there will be an outcome. I will describe each of the outcomes I … Continue reading

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Unexpected Consequences of Economizing Unwisely

A friend of mine realized he was in over his head on his credit card debt and borrowed money from his IRA and paid off his cards and all outstanding bills. You would think that this action would have put … Continue reading

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Enterprise Car Rental – developed a reputation for really bad service – But wait! There’s more!!

UPDATE 10/17/13 10:00 PM Posting on ConsumerAffairs.com works wonders! I wrote a review there because I could not find anyone to email a complaint to in the Enterprise Rent a Car organization. One day after writing my story, I was … Continue reading

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Some companies still do not understand that customers talk about their experiences

I recently purchased some supplies from a company I have done business with for three years but after this experience I probably will never do business with them again. They sent me an email promising a 10% discount if the … Continue reading

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