<![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, 29 Jul 2015 07:41:09 -0400 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:41:09 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ideas to Save Money Around Your Home]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:48:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008043094_1200x675_492920387608.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero talked to AARP about their cover story, "99 Ways to Save Money".]]> <![CDATA[New Taxi Sharing Service at LaGuardia]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:49:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008026850_1200x675_492024899651.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero describes a new taxi-sharing service at LaGuardia Airport]]> <![CDATA[7/27/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:48:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007999553_1200x675_490933315577.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Essay Contest Challenged]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:13:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007989520_1200x675_490390083813.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero gets answers for a New Jersey man who entered an essay contest in Maine and questioned the validity of it.]]> <![CDATA[Erroneous Toll Charges]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:49:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007970766_1200x675_489522755863.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Toms River, New Jersey man clear his bill of tolls he says he should never have been charged.]]> <![CDATA[Getting Assistance for Tax Troubles]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:45:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007942792_1200x675_488013379993.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man struggling to clear his tax debt.]]> <![CDATA[7/17/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:30:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007908072_1200x675_486579779545.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Free App Helps Track Vehicle Recalls]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:05:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007849210_1200x675_483663427980.jpg Linda Baquero Reports.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday: Free Samples, Free Fitness]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:57:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007827981_1200x675_482238019801.jpg Freebie Friday offers free samples and free fitness, plus some good stuff from Amazon. Lynda Baquero has more.]]> <![CDATA[Brooklyn Bar Loses Customers, Business Over Time Warner Cable Outage]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:56:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007814394_1200x675_481428035604.jpg When a local pub in Brooklyn lost their phone lines for more than a week, they said "Better Get Baquero!" Our consumer reporter Lynda Baquero finds out what happened]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Mermaid Fin Danger for Kids]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:47:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007800430_1200x675_480452675606.jpg A popular water toy is raising some big concerns for parents. Here's what you need to know about the mermaid swim fin that could put your child's life in danger. Consumer Affairs reporter Lynda Baquero has more.]]> <![CDATA[New Credit Card Chips]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 20:30:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007783300_1200x675_479520835603.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains how the new credit card chips work!]]> <![CDATA[Recovering the Cost of a Malfunctioning Car Starter]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:11:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007769048_1200x675_478414915843.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Staten Island man get reimbursed for a malfunctioning push-button starter.]]> <![CDATA[7/3/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:55:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007745453_1200x675_476170819751.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free things to do!]]> <![CDATA[Beware Hotel Booking Scams]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:03:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007719911_1200x675_474481219637.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about new scams targeting people looking to book hotels online.]]> <![CDATA[Boy Needs Help with Toy's Lifetime Guarantee]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:52:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007704235_1200x675_473818691899.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a 10-year-old Long Valley boy get a replacement for his toy.]]> <![CDATA[Whole Foods Overcharging Patrons]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:01:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Whole_Foods_Overcharging_Patrons.jpg An investigation by the Department of Consumer Affairs has found that Whole Food's New York City stores have been overstating the weights of pre-packaged products — including meats, dairy and baked goods — resulting in customers being overcharged, the agency said Wednesday. Lynda Baquero reports.]]> <![CDATA[When Tech Support is No Support]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:01:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007652224_1200x675_471404099929.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about cold calls that offer to clear your computer of viruses.]]> <![CDATA[Hotel Cancellation Policies]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:50:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007603854_1200x675_469576259672.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning to check for hotel cancellation policies before booking your next trip!]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:04:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007578508_1200x675_468404291963.jpg This week get your hands on free HBO and Cinemax as well as some $5 Amazon cards! Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has this week's deals!]]> <![CDATA[Advice for Home Buyers]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:02:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007566661_1200x675_467716163820.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has advice on how to buy a home, from choosing a realtor to getting the best deal on moving your belongings.]]> <![CDATA[When Poor Health Forces a Change in Vacation Plans]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:05:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007551811_1200x675_466532419651.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Bayside trio get a refund for a planned vacation they were forced to cancel because of a health issue.]]> <![CDATA[Straightening out a Cellphone Plan]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:59:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007533671_1200x675_465618499917.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a NJ man fix his cell phone bill which became very confusing.]]> <![CDATA[Fixing Medical Insurance Mistakes]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18:37:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007520468_1200x675_464975939963.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island woman fix her medical insurance plan to include her children correctly so they are covered.]]> <![CDATA[6/12/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:01:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007491310_1200x675_463279683619.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week.]]> <![CDATA[Find The Best Checking Account for You]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:09:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007480848_1200x675_462577731850.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains how TakeItToTheBank.nyc works and how someone with no banking account, can find the best one for their needs!]]> <![CDATA[How to Get Out of Debt]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:26:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007465504_1200x675_461847619725.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has suggestions from a debt expert on how to pay down what you owe.]]> <![CDATA[Queens Woman Struggles to Get Reimbursement From Vehicle Protection Plan]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 21:09:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007449858_1200x675_460860995544.jpg When Razija Zovko had car trouble, she was hoping her vehicle protection plan would cover it. The company initially rejected the insurance claim until our consumer reporter Lynda Baquero got involved.]]> <![CDATA[The Basics of Wedding Contracts]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:23:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/baquero+better+get.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has what you need to know as you plan your big day!]]> <![CDATA[6/5/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 21:18:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/better+get+baquero+freebie+friday.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Use Caution With Children at Pools]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:29:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007388644_1200x675_456756803659.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has advice on how to be safe with children at pools and beaches.]]> <![CDATA[Waiting for Prescription Glasses from the VA]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:00:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007371477_1200x675_455859267587.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey veteran get the eyeglasses he ordered several months ago.]]> <![CDATA[Fighting Unwanted Telemarketing Calls]]> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 20:11:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007357751_1200x675_455180867707.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has tips from the Federal Trade Commission to help you lessen unwanted telemarketing calls.]]> <![CDATA[5/29/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 18:28:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007327044_1200x675_454113859590.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Brooklyn Woman Asks Help for Closure of Her Family's Estate]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 19:59:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007319155_1200x675_453553219653.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Bed-Stuy woman get a needed document to close out her late brother's estate after he passed away the same year as his legal guardian.]]> <![CDATA[Clinical Trial Patient Struggles to Afford Meds Now]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:35:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007302330_1200x675_452534851601.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a participant in a clinical trial get help paying for his medication now.]]> <![CDATA[Seeking Reimbursement for Ambulance Bill]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:42:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007285750_1200x675_451859523732.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a veteran get reimbursed from the VA for an ambulance bill he received when being rushed to the hospital a year ago.]]> <![CDATA[5/22/15 Freebie Friday]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 18:17:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007250623_1200x675_449472067815.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[4 Ways to Increase Your Internet Privacy]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 18:20:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007239193_1200x675_448965187994.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows ways to increase your privacy online.]]> <![CDATA[4 Ways to Improve the Safety of Your Home]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 19:25:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007223781_1200x675_448438851793.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows four quick ways to improve the safety of your home!]]> <![CDATA[4 Ways to Clear Your Email Fast]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 20:03:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007207633_1200x675_447829571906.jpg Consumer reporter Lynda Baquero shows some tricks to quickly clear out your email inbox. ]]> <![CDATA[4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 20:17:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007191770_1200x675_447291971750.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best ways to improve your credit score.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 5/15/15]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 18:55:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007167271_1200x675_446327875617.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week.]]> <![CDATA[Returning/Exchanging a Cell Phone]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 19:29:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007154382_1200x675_445751363837.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helped a New Jersey family who returned a cell phone but never got credited for it.]]> <![CDATA[When Oven Repair Means No Repair]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 18:28:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007123301_1200x675_444210243650.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey woman who paid an appliance repair firm to fix her double oven but failed, they still expected her to pay the bill.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Pre-Paid Gasoline Plans]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 21:39:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000007109259_1200x675_443562051669.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a unique way to help you avoid emptying your wallet while filling up your car.]]> <![CDATA[Struggle for Coverage of Emergency Room Treatment]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 19:07:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/176*120/BAQUEROER.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island woman whose Emergency Room claim was denied coverage by her insurance company.]]> <![CDATA[Lost Skirt at the Dry Cleaners]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 18:52:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/168*120/baquerocleaners.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has advice if an item gets lost at the dry cleaners.]]> <![CDATA[Seeking Roof Damage Repair Costs]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 18:56:45 -0400 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island woman seek relief after her roof began to leak.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 5/1/15]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 20:09:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/0501freebie.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best freebies of the week!]]>