Biography

Kevin Hunt is The Hartford Courant’s consumer columnist and Smarter Living editor. He also writes one of the longest-running consumer electronics/home technology columns in the country that appears weekly in The Chicago Tribune and other Tribune Newspapers, including The Courant, and is distributed nationally by the McClatchy-Tribune wire service.

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A Call From Himself? State's tax on under-$50 shoes, clothes

A Call From Himself? State's tax on under-$50 shoes, clothes

June 21, 2015

Which is more mystifying, the duplicitous Caller ID spoofing scheme or the state's taxation of shoes and clothes costing less than $50?

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CONSUMER COLUMNISTS

Kevin Hunt - The Electronic Jungle

Kevin Hunt: Belkin's WeMo Crock-Pot, the smart slow cooker - December 1, 2014 - I will not defend a Wi-Fi-connected can opener, doorbell or toaster, but I will defend almost everything about Belkin's Crock-Pot Smart...

Gail MarksJarvis

As Greece and the euro struggle, markets aren't panicking - June 29, 2015 - With Greeks standing in lines to get their money out of banks and the possibility that Greece will default on its loans and prompt the...

David Lazarus

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Korky Vann

Town Tag Sale, Burts Bees Among Weekend Sales - June 19, 2015 - >>Friday, June 19, is the last day to shop at Letarte Swimwear's warehouse sale at 160 Charter Henry Drive in...