Starbucks’ app and gift card attacks. Comcast’s “free” modem, surprise fees, and free hotspot complaints. Mobile deposit problems. Where the heck can families afford to live in America? Why Ubernomics is destined to fail.
These topics and stories form the core of my most popular posts in 2015. The list is fun for me to browse, and I hope it’s entertaining for you, too. Thanks again for reading this year, and here’s to a prosperous (or at least, more restful) 2016! On Monday, I’ll have some predictions for you about the new year, and beyond.
BOB SULLIVAN is a veteran journalist and the author of four books, including the 2008 New York Times Best-Seller, Gotcha Capitalism, and the 2010 New York Times Best Seller, Stop Getting Ripped Off! His latest, The Plateau Effect, was published in 2013, and as a paperback, called Getting Unstuck in 2014. He has won the Society of Professional Journalists prestigious Public Service award, a Peabody award, and The Consumer Federation of America Betty Furness award, and been given Consumer Action’s Consumer Excellence Award.