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Relief is on the way from those annoying robocalls. The federal government is cracking down on the automated sales pitches that interrupt your family dinner. I’ve written about my experiences with human telemarketers before (Telemarketers Beware! My Wife May Answer the Phone), and now we’re getting some help with the unsolicited inhuman variety.   New rules The FCC says it will now require companies to get your express, written consent before they… Read More

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Help!  My monthly cell phone bill will be out soon, and if you’re like me, it’s always a little surprising and confusing.  My three boys are also on the plan, so there’s usually an extra fee or charge in the bill.  The paper statement I get in the mail is as large as a Tolstoy novel and more complicated and unreadable than a congressional bill.  I call it the art of confusion…. Read More

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