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  • Seniors on the Go: Did my agent overcharge me?

    Seniors on the Go: Did my agent overcharge me?
    A reader who believes his travel agent overcharged him recently asked, "What rights do I have to receive clear and unambiguous details of the travel expenses incurred?" The short answer is, "No specific rights beyond those contained in the typical...
  • When you check in, your privacy may check out

    When you check in, your privacy may check out
    Several days after Traci Fox visited a small independent resort in the Catskill Mountains, she received an unexpected call from a shoe store. Where did she want it to ship the $400 worth of pricey sneakers that she'd ordered? Just one problem: She hadn't...
  • New Online: Visas, Airfare Search

    New Online: Visas, Airfare Search
    You seldom have to wait long for the next online innovation. Here are three recent developments that can make your travel a bit easier or more rewarding. Online Turkish Visa. It's not even June yet, but Turkish Airlines initiated what may become the...
  • Preparing for your European adventure

    Going to Europe is exciting, but it can be stressful, too. By arranging a few things while you're still at home, you'll greatly increase your chances of having a smooth, enjoyable European vacation. Check your passport. Is it due to expire soon? You...
  • Seniors on the Go: Next year's good news: Cheaper overseas phones; easier visa for India

    Seniors on the Go: Next year's good news: Cheaper overseas phones; easier visa for India
    T-Mobile, the number four wireless carrier in the United States, announced that users of its primary consumer service, the "Simple Choice Plan," will soon be getting global coverage at no extra charge. The base plan, at $50 a month for one line, $80 for...
  • Chip ahoy -- lots more cards

    Chip ahoy -- lots more cards
    The logjam in chip technology credit cards has finally broken, and as of now, dozens of chip-enabled cards are available from banks based in the United States, with more coming along steadily. Previously, technical differences from conventional cards...
  • Barack Obama: The fall

    Barack Obama: The fall
    — Fate is fickle, power cyclical, and nothing is new under the sun. Especially in Washington, where after every election the losing party is sagely instructed to confess sin, rend garments and rethink its principles lest it go the way of the Whigs....
  • Video killed the newspaper reporter

    Video killed the newspaper reporter
    During my appearance on Comcast SportsNet’s “Chicago Tribune Live” years ago, the show’s host, David Kaplan, asked what I thought about the subject being discussed because I hadn’t said a word the entire segment. That’s...
  • 6 strategies to cut your income tax after a windfall

    The money you receive from sudden wealth -- whether through a lawsuit settlement, business sale, entertainment or sports contract, or stock options -- can suddenly be gone if you don't manage federal and state income taxes. For example, let's consider a...
  • Co-worker friending and cubicle dancing

    Co-worker friending and cubicle dancing
    If you're mad it's Monday, remember: Tuesday is just a Monday that has had an extra day to practice. (I'll give you a moment to think about that.) OK. As much as I'd like to be a philosopher, I remain a newspapery question-answerer. So, on to the...
  • Bring home a raise with these simple strategies

    DEAR JOYCE: When I say I need a raise, I am not exaggerating! I support two kids and although I work my tail off, we can barely get by between paychecks. I read somewhere that you should never plead poverty when asking for a raise. Why not? -- A.M. Raise...