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Burned by increasing taxes on car rentals?

Car rental taxes squeezing consumersNCL's Sally Greenberg testified before a House subcommittee recently about the nickel-and-diming consumers are feeling in the car rental industry, calling for passage of legislation that would end discriminatory state taxes for car renters.

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Add Twitter to your customer service arsenal

Tired of being on hold for customer service? Try TwitterConsumers exhausted by customer service phone lines - and the muzak they're subject to while waiting to speak with a real live human - are increasingly turning to an alternative: Twitter.

 

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LifeSmarts arming teens with 'dollars and sense'

This year, NCPW partners—which includes AARP, Better Business Bureau, Consumer Federation of America, and a handful of federal government agencies and others—are focusing Dollars and Sense: Rated “A” for All Ages on highlighting consumer education for every stage of life – from grade school to retirement.

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