Ed Mierzwinski

Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director and senior fellow for the US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), a nonprofit consumer advocacy group, Washington, DC. USPIRG.org


LinkedIn Could Cost You Your Job

LinkedIn is designed to help its 330 million users make work connections and find employment. But it could end up…

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Watch Out for the $1 Credit Score

Credit-reporting bureaus have a new way to coax us into paying big bucks for a monthly credit-monitoring service by charging…


How to Avoid 9 Sneaky Bank Fees

Increasingly, banks are finding ways to impose bigger and trickier fees on account holders. Some of the sneakiest fees now…