The Public Option is Here for Property Insurance When someone knowingly sells property insurance, but has no financial backing to pay insurance claims, it is fraud. But when state insurance commissioners, like those in Florida and most recently in Texas, encourage insolvent insurance operations, it is just politics, and taxpayers and consumers are left to pay the difference. [...]
To read ACI’s latest news article on CNBC.com, visit http://www.cnbc.com:80/id/34481358 To read our recent retail electronics study, visit: http://www.theamericanconsumer.org/2009/11/10/american-consumer-institute-releases-study-finding-no-difference-in-consumer-electronics-prices-between-wal-mart-and-best-buy-study-calls-for-wal-mart-to-improve-on-shelf-labeling-to-ensure-shoppers/
Read the article by visiting …. http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2009/12/20/news/doc4b2d8bf72dd7e331218484.txt
ACI Survey: Most Consumers Say The Economy Is Worse Today Than Last Year and Expect To Spend Less This Holiday Season
Washington, DC, December 16, 2009 –– In a nationwide survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI), 60% of consumers say that the economy is worse than it was a year ago, while 17% believe the economic is about the same and only 22% believe the economy is either better. The [...]
The FCC is thinking of proposing rules to regulate the Internet, but there are no market failures to justify such regulation. Read Dr. Larry F. Darby’s ConsumerGram for the details … nn-and-market-failuare
Listen to ACI Experts Talk about Credit Card Fees and Their Impact as Consumers Deal With Holiday Spending
On December 3, 2009, ACI Experts Dr. Larry F. Darby and Dr. Joseph Fuhr, Jr. discuss the effects of hidden credit card fees on consumers and retail merchants. Click here to here the entire audio. call-audio1
There was (on the surface) good news from the BLS Employment Situation Report today – jobs fell by only 11,000 and the unemployment rate decreased from 10.2% to 10% from October to November. That’s good news right? Here is something that you won’t get from the news reports …. A closer look at the unemployment [...]
Three Consumers address: how Internet regulations would harm the environment, by reducing broadband access to telecomuting, teleconferencing, distance learning and other applications; how Internet regulations would reduce consumer welfare; and how regulations that limit price discrimination would harm consumers and reduce network investment. To read ConsumerGrams click on the links below: On the envirnoment … nn-and-the-environment On [...]
See this article on MSNBC at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34006530/ For ABC15 in Phoenix see http://www.abc15.com/content/news/investigators/consumeralerts/story/How-to-find-a-printer-that-wont-cost-you-BIG-to/NCHokd0DNUuMMhyIjBiJpw.cspx?p=2
To the see the article in the Delaware County Daily Times click here.
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