<![CDATA[NBC New York - ]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/feature/better-get-baquero http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:54:38 -0500 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:54:38 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Beware Unlicensed Home Contractors]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:35:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009374667_1200x675_570249795867.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about people coming to your door to offer you services for your home.]]> <![CDATA[Hiring a Company to Market an Invention]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:59:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009344462_1200x675_568717891895.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero tries to help a Queens man who paid a firm nearly $10,000 to help him promote his invention.]]> <![CDATA[Feeding Your Family for $4 a Day]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 23:00:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009274388_1200x675_564745283913.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero talks to Leanne Brown, the author of "Good and Cheap," for tips on how to feed a family for just $4 a day.]]> <![CDATA[Scammers Copy Green Dot's Website to Steal Customer's Money and Info]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 19:40:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009257956_1200x675_563785283933.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man who did a manual search for the Green Dot website instead of typing their actual URL directly into a search engine, and found himself on a scammer's lookalike site.]]> <![CDATA[Ending a Medical Alert Contract]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:45:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009243058_1200x675_562970691610.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Bronx woman terminate her mother's electronic monitoring equipment contract after she no longer needs it.]]> <![CDATA[Fined for Duty-Free Cigarettes]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 22:21:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009187359_1200x675_559397955747.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a NJ woman who says she had to pay a fine in Mexico when she arrived there with the duty-free cigarettes she'd purchased in Newark.]]> <![CDATA[Forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 3]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 10:09:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009158031_1200x675_558016067729.jpg Chris Cimino’s forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 3. ]]> <![CDATA[Homeowner's Insurance Annual Renewal]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 19:36:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009171202_1200x675_558372931912.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero tells what you need to check for during your policy's annual renewal.]]> <![CDATA[Insurance Claim: Is it Covered or Not?]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:30:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009153423_1200x675_557530179946.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero gets the answer when a man tries to get a vaccine that his insurance company says is covered, but his doctor's office says is not.]]> <![CDATA[Avoiding Uber Surge Pricing]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:20:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Uber-Generic.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the results of a new study that shows how you may be able to avoid Uber's surge pricing.

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<![CDATA[Double Charged on Student Loan Payment]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 19:03:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009117209_1200x675_555055171525.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Staten Island man get a refund after he was charged twice for his daughter's student loan payment.]]> <![CDATA[Choosing a Computer Repair Shop]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 18:16:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009088546_1200x675_553153603794.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero investigates a computer repair shop on Long Island and has tips for anyone looking for a reputable company.]]> <![CDATA[Stuck with a House Rental But No Olympic Tickets]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:09:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009072907_1200x675_552235587715.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island family who got stuck with a house rental when they realized the tickets they bought for the 2016 Olympics were no good.]]> <![CDATA[Switching to Solar at Home]]> Thu, 22 Oct 2015 20:25:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009035888_1200x675_549742659884.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains the process of turning on the power of the sun.]]> <![CDATA[Customers Struggle with Laundry App]]> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:51:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009021365_1200x675_548958787939.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Brooklyn woman who used a laundry app service that lost some of her clothes.]]> <![CDATA[Long-Term Car Repair]]> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 18:13:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009005368_1200x675_548172867682.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey woman get her car back from service after many months and no indication of what was wrong.]]> <![CDATA[Reinstating COBRA Benefits]]> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:32:38 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008991409_1200x675_547463235783.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island man get his health benefits reinstated after a payment error.]]> <![CDATA[Help for Airline Customer Who Couldn't Travel]]> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 18:22:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008936306_1200x675_544577091540.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey woman who wasn't able to fly because of an issue getting a travel visa.]]> <![CDATA[Choosing the Best Car Seat]]> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 09:36:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008921955_1200x675_544267843797.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows us the top three car seat choices from the Good Housekeeping Institute.]]> <![CDATA[Choosing the Best Car Seat]]> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 13:43:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008921955_1200x675_543824963819.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows us the top three car seat choices from the Good Housekeeping Institute.]]> <![CDATA[How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008909106_1200x675_543152195506.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has tips on how to pay off your mortgage quicker!]]> <![CDATA[News 4 Helps Customer After Bridal Shop Shuts Down]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:21:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008888504_1200x675_542009923765.jpg A frustrated customer got her dress after contacting News 4's Lynda Baquero.]]> <![CDATA[New Mortgage Loan Process]]> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:01:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008873052_1200x675_541301827644.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains the new, better, changes you will see when applying for a mortgage that make it easier to understand how much your new home will cost!]]> <![CDATA[Bride and Her Mom Stressed Over Late Dress Delivery]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:11:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008856448_1200x675_540536899767.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero help a Carmel family get their mother-of-the-bride dress delivered after a delay at the store where they made the purchase.]]> <![CDATA[Claiming Liquidated Stock Certificates]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:17:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008841681_1200x675_539736131897.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man find out what happened to his late wife's old stock certificates. www.missingmoney.com]]> <![CDATA[Stores Using New Credit Card Chip Machines?]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:25:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008778074_1200x675_535464003777.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero did a random check of a few stores on Long Island to see if stores have converted to the new credit card chip reading machines.]]> <![CDATA[Handling a Vehicle Violation on a Rental Car]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 19:30:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008751415_1200x675_533888579523.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Manhattan man deal with a vehicle violation on a rental car which threatened his driver's license!]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Safeguarding Personal Information from Retailers]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:01:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008699954_1200x675_531122243595.jpg Privacy and identity theft are a big concern and one New Jersey lawmaker is proposing a new law to keep that information safe. Lynda Baquero has more.]]> <![CDATA[Prescription Drug Bill for Deceased Dad]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:12:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008685357_1200x675_530456131787.jpg Prescription drugs can be pretty pricey, but imagine getting slapped with a bill meant for someone who's passed away? Lynda Baquero has more.]]> <![CDATA[Renewing Web Domains]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:16:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008670422_1200x675_529514051513.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps find out why a New Jersey man began receiving multiple offers to renew his web domains.]]> <![CDATA[Getting the Facts on a Used Car]]> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:32:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008619433_1200x675_526789699514.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero gets information for a New Jersey woman when a damage report from two years ago gets updated and devalues her car by $3000!]]> <![CDATA[Malfunctioning MetroCard Machine]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:56:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008605279_1200x675_526132291508.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains what to do when your MetroCard doesn't work and you need to cath a bus.]]> <![CDATA[Alive But Declared Dead]]> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:26:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008590385_1200x675_525393987966.jpg Consumer Reporter helps a Bronx man straighten out his life when he's mistakenly declared dead.]]> <![CDATA[9/11/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 18:16:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008569863_1200x675_523996739637.jpg You can get your hands on free make-up, skin care and see a free concert with a chart-topping group. Lynda Baquero Reports.]]> <![CDATA[Getting Reimbursed for Medical Expenses Paid Up Front]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 19:33:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008542394_1200x675_522489923968.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island woman get reimbursed for an eye prosthesis.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Car Insurance Overcharge]]> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 18:45:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/better+get+baquero+car.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Westchester woman get a refund on car insurance payments she overpaid.]]> <![CDATA[Beware the Grandparent Scam]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:45:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008398449_1200x675_514520131780.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero warns about the phone call scam targeting grandparents.]]> <![CDATA[How Long Is Too Long for a Lease?]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:18:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008367770_1200x675_512992323977.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man who was paying quarterly on a lease when he could have purchased the equipment outright for much less.]]> <![CDATA[Cancelling a Flight for Emergency Care]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:48:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008354171_1200x675_512259651845.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a NJ woman who needed to cancel a flight due to emergency care.]]> <![CDATA[8/21/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:58:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008327752_1200x675_510493251939.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Getting A Medical Bed Delivered]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:06:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008320459_1200x675_509726275933.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Murray Hill woman and her father get a much-needed medical bed delivered.]]> <![CDATA[Straightening Out Insurance Premiums]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:49:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008303864_1200x675_508883011956.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Westchester family sort out their health insurance premiums.]]> <![CDATA[Canceling a Gym Membership]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:23:37 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008288309_1200x675_507954243678.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man cancel his gym membership and stop the auto payments from being collected.]]> <![CDATA[Clearing a Black Mark on Your Credit Report]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:38:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008275075_1200x675_507004483848.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a consumer for the second time, after she fixed his first problem but the mistake remained on his credit report.]]> <![CDATA[08/14/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:56:18 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008247833_1200x675_505078339935.jpg News 4 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows you how to get free food, photos and surprise freebies from Victoria's Secret.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Apps for Dog Owners]]> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:08:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dog+apps.jpg Lynda Baquero takes a look at some of the top apps for dog owners and their four-legged friends.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: TIps On Keeping Your Dog Healthy]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:13:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008207827_1200x675_502441027858.jpg On August 15th, NBC4 is teaming up with local shelters to find loving homes for as many animals as possible. And, it's important to remember your four legged friends with it comes to health insurance and annual exams. Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has more.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Keeping Pets Safe]]> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:18:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008191887_1200x675_501668419941.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero takes a look at many resources available to pet owners.]]> <![CDATA[8/7/15 FREEBIE FRIDAY]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:34:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008167969_1200x675_500461123679.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Getting a Women's Club's Website Back Online]]> Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:55:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008155733_1200x675_499935811670.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps the Bronxville Women's Club get their website up and running.]]>