SHOW #107 (May 1, 2016)
AMERICA'S TOP-RATED AIRLINES & HOTELS. Also: You don't need to buy a hybrid vehicle to get great gas mileage, tips on buying Mother's Day flowers, 2016 financial literacy survey, the dangers of powdered caffeine and top-rated lawnmowers.

Download MP3 file

Here are links to more information on the stories covered on this show:

American Customer Satisfaction Index Travel Report 2016

CNN Money: Spirit Airlines Scores Dead Last in Customer Satisfaction

Consumer Federation of America: Automakers Beating Expectations With Fuel-Efficient Offerings

Consumer Reports: Ordering Flowers Online: Do the Pictures Match What You Get?

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and BECU just released results of the 2016 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey: Americans Make Small Gains With Savings But More Carry Credit Card Balances

NFCC member agencies provide financial reviews and education to millions of consumers each year in person, over the phone or online. Clients of NFCC member agencies receive comprehensive money management services based on their individual needs. NFCC member agencies provide a variety of free and affordable services.

Connect with an NFCC certified consumer credit counselor: 800.388.2227 or online.

Center for Science in the Public Interest: FDA Must Ban Sales of Highly Concentrated Caffeine Products

KOMO News: Lawn Mowers That Last (video)

Consumer Reports: The Best Lawnmowers for Every Budget

Consumer Reports: Lawnmower & Tractor Buying Guide


                                           Home  |  About  |  Helpful Links  |  Get Help  |  Scams  |  FAQs  |  Calculators  |  Radio Show Archives


                      Knowledge is power. The ConsumerMan gives you the information you need to be a smarter consumer.

 © 2016 Herb Weisbaum, The ConsumerMan. All Rights Reserved.

  PRIVACY POLICY: The ConsumerMan site does not collect or keep personally identifiable information. Third-party vendors and their ad networks (including Google) use cookies, clear gifs, or web beacons to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to and other sites. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the advertising opt-out page. You may opt-out of many other third-party cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.