directv is not so direct, the ftc says - crystal necklace set
One stage that our consumers should remember: "Let buyers be careful" is Latin.
This may be true for DirecTV, which this week was charged by the Federal Trade Commission with advertising for a discounted year --
Long programming package.
In its complaint, the Federal Trade Commission said that DirecTV, the country's largest satellite television service provider, did not state the following in advance :-To get the 12-
A month of trading, consumers must register for a twoyear contract. —
The cost of special deals increased by up to $45 a month in the second year. —
If the consumer is released on bail before two cancellations, early cancellations can result in up to $480 in feesyear period. —
The three-month free charging channel requires consumers to take the initiative to cancel to avoid automatic charges on credit or debit cards.
"DIRECTV is trying to lock customers in longer, more expensive contracts and premium packages that are not fully disclosed," said Edith Ramires, chairman of the Federal Trade Commission . ".
"The key terms for offering a quote to consumers must be clear and eye-catching, not hidden in fine print, which is a fundamental principle.
DirecTV denies any wrongdoing.
As Andrea Peterson of The Washington Post reported, a company representative said in a statement: "The FTC's decision is consistent --
We will defend ourselves as long as we need it.
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I recently thought of the death of Thomas Stanley.
Author of millionaire next door.
"If you have read the book, I would like to hear your thoughts on the work of Stanley.
This is my tribute to Stanley's life.
Help people understand the long-term research of who the real rich are.
As usual, I will answer your personal financial questions.
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Now that my kids are in their teens, I'm not bothered by every Disney movie.
When the company launched princess movies or other films, I also had no pressure to spend money on any items.
Still, I think of other parents.
But Disney is chasing them now.
When Drew Havel of the Post wrote that I had to read it twice before Disney released the live broadcast
The action movie Cinderella has a "glass slippers" designed by Jimmy Choo for $4,595 sold in boutiques in New York, Paris and Milan. For $599.
You can buy a crystal necklace from the Cinderella collection.
For $75, you can get a pair of champagne flutes for "Cinderella and Prince Charming. There’s a $199. 95 fine-china tea set.
Makeup line by Estee Lauder's rice. A. C.
Cosmetics sold out within a few hours of listing.
According to Harwell, Cole will have $60 in organza women's and sequins.
Harwell wrote: "For Disney's third princess --themed mega-
Two years later the film, the traditional child
The central media giant and its licensed founder are playing an important role in women's spending, hoping "modern-
The Princess will spring for the Fairy
The story is not worn for their daughters or little sisters, but for themselves.
"I don't want to look or feel like a princess for these prices.
What drives us to spend money on fantasy?
Put your opinion on the colorofmoney @ jobpost. com.
Tinder has launched a new premium service for its paired mobile dating app, which has received some criticism because people aged 30 and over are charged more than younger users.
The company's upgraded service costs $9. 99 a month.
But you will pay $19 if you are over 30 years old. 99.
So for the color question of last week's money, I ask: are you paying for a dating app or an upgrade or an online matching service, and is that worth it?
Peter wrote: "I want people like me to be responsible for their money.
The dating app is the dating app.
I saw the same people on different websites.
Tried the dating service and spent a lot of money.
It's not worth it.
No one who matches me has better quality than the free dating app.
A reader would like to know the legality of charging an old customer more.
"I think their pricing policy will be in line with and justify a very good and valuable complaint of discrimination," wrote John Garder of Columbia University, MD.
I was moved by Deborah's comments from Va Winchester.
He wrote: "I have paid for some dating services but still have not found any process that will help to find the right partner.
There is a great chance of trying to find real relationships among thousands of strangers. I’m older (57)
Highly educated and very healthy in a beautiful rural area.
In the end, online dating doesn't work for older people who are less inclined to numerous casual dates --
Ups and really looking for something of value.
Apart from putting yourself on the market at a subscription price and hoping that love will pay off from it, it really takes some other way.
It is sad and frustrating.
"Readers can write to Michelle Sinclair at 1150 of The Washington Post.
Northwest Washington, D. C. C.
20071, or Michelle.
@ Siegpost singhery. com.
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