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Marriott CEO rejects ‘drip pricing’ allegation, defends its resort fees [Video] | Yahoo Finance

Marriott CEO rejects ‘drip pricing’ allegation, defends its resort fees [Video] | Yahoo Finance

Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, who is accusing the hotel giant of “drip pricing,” or charging consumers hidden fees, shouldn’t expect a quick settlement in his lawsuit against Marriott (MAR). Instead, the attorney general should expect an extended backyard brawl — done via the courts, naturally. “It’s frustrating of course because we have had […]

Tshwane under fire by Nersa for failing to submit electricity pricing study | Pretoria News

Tshwane under fire by Nersa for failing to submit electricity pricing study | Pretoria News

Pretoria – The City of Tshwane on Thursday came under fire for failing to submit a study regarding its assessment of electricity pricing it implemented on July 1. This transpired at Sierra Burghers Park Hotel in Pretoria, where the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) hosted the public hearing regarding the City’s proposed application […]

Scrapped electricity fee was planned to bridge pricing gap: City Power | Herald LIVE

Scrapped electricity fee was planned to bridge pricing gap: City Power | Herald LIVE

The fixed surcharge on prepaid electricity which the City of Johannesburg scrapped on Tuesday was supposed to bring an equilibrium between prepaid and conventional tariffs. That is what City Power spokesperson Isaac Mangena said in a statement on Tuesday. “The gap between prepaid tariff and conventional tariff is caused by basic charges levied on conventional […]

Regional airlines cleared of price gouging by Senate committee | Adelaide Now

Regional airlines cleared of price gouging by Senate committee | Adelaide Now

Regional airlines have been cleared of price gouging by a Senate committee following an extensive probe into the cost of airfares. An 18-month investigation by the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee found consistent concerns from operators and customers about the high cost of flying across the country. But the Senate committee found […]

It’s time for transparency in college pricing | TheHill

It’s time for transparency in college pricing | TheHill

Understanding the cost of a college degree can be difficult. That’s why since 2011 every college that accepts federal student aid has been required to post a Net Price Calculator on its website. Net price calculators should allow prospective students to learn their estimated cost of attending a particular college or university without having to […]

Students express frustrations at financial aid forum | The Justice

Students express frustrations at financial aid forum | The Justice

Avery clarified that Brandeis’ financial support works by evaluating the family’s “ability to pay, not willingness to pay.” She added that if willingness to pay was considered for all students, “We would probably cover the full cost [of a lot of students’ educations].” Dean Adams, reading from his phone, asked the group to explain the […]

Democrats roll out college debt relief plant | dailyitem.com

Democrats roll out college debt relief plant | dailyitem.com

Student borrowers in Connecticut graduate, on average, with the most debt in the country, according to The Institute for College Access and Success which advocates for more affordable higher education. Connecticut was the only state in the country where students graduated in 2017 with an average student debt load higher than in Pennsylvania, according to […]

Birchbox Increases Subscription Price To $15 Per Month | Refinery29

Birchbox Increases Subscription Price To $15 Per Month | Refinery29

If you have a Birchbox subscription, you’ll want to take a peek at your credit-card statement the next time that peach box arrives at your doorstep. After nine years of a flat fee of $10 a box, the subscription-based beauty company-turned-retailer has just announced a significant change to its pricing structure starting in April. Essentially, […]

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators | TechCrunch

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators | TechCrunch

Jenkins tells me Patreon spent a year talking to more than 1,000 creators to figure out how to re-price its offering. “People don’t like change. But I think in terms of change, we’re going to be able to invest in the different products in different ways. We can put a lot of horsepower into membership,” […]

‘Pay It Plan It’ from Amex: Fees, tips; is it worth it? | CreditCards.com

‘Pay It Plan It’ from Amex: Fees, tips; is it worth it? | CreditCards.com

Summary “Pay It Plan It” is a flexible payment option offered by American Express in some personal credit cards. Is it worth it? Here’s everything you need to know, including fees and tips. The editorial content below is based solely on the objective assessment of our writers and is not driven by advertising dollars. However, […]