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Get a 50% refund of a Verizon upgrade fee when you upgrade your phone

Did Verizon charge you an improper upgrade fee for your new phone? Here is a faster way to get some of your money back. Verizon contracts often allow customers to upgrade their phones every two years. To do so, however, customers ordinarily must pay a $40 “upgrade fee.” According to Verizon, “The $40 upgrade fee … Continue reading Get a 50% refund of a Verizon upgrade fee when you upgrade your phone »

How to get your money back in small claims court or arbitration

Filing a claim against your cable, internet or wireless provider in New York small claims court or arbitration can seem complicated. Here is a step-by-step comparison between the two.[1] Do I need an attorney? Small Claims Court: No. American Arbitration Association (AAA): No How much can I demand? Small Claims Court: It depends on where you … Continue reading How to get your money back in small claims court or arbitration »

Three easy ways to tell if you’re a victim of overbilling

Spot bogus phone, cable or internet overcharges using these simple tips In May 2015, the federal agency tasked with monitoring our nation’s telcos (the Federal Communications Commission or “FCC”) released a list of tips to help consumers know whether they have been overcharged or “crammed.” The FCC recommends that you carefully review your bill every … Continue reading Three easy ways to tell if you’re a victim of overbilling »