<![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 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:14:53 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:14:53 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Beware the Grandparent Scam]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:45:54 -0400 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 20:18:26 -0400 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 18:48:19 -0400 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 20:58:08 -0400 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 19:06:43 -0400 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 18:49:23 -0400 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 19:23:37 -0400 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 18:38:44 -0400 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 18:56:18 -0400 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 19:08:44 -0400 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 19:13:40 -0400 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 19:18:45 -0400 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 18:34:15 -0400 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 19:55:33 -0400 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.]]> <![CDATA[Keeping an Interest-Free Loan Interest-Free]]> Wed, 05 Aug 2015 20:17:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008141374_1200x675_499150403604.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains how to make sure that interest-free credit card stays interest-free.]]> <![CDATA[When Bankruptcy Disrupts Medical Insurance]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:36:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008124368_1200x675_498475587965.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero gets answers when a Queens man gets a bill from a hospital after his medical insurance claim is denied.]]> <![CDATA[When Your Tax Refund Is Deposited to Someone Else's Account]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:33:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/better+get+baquero+irs+refun.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Bayside hair stylist get her tax refund. ]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday: July 31]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:08:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/football+heat+texas+sun.JPG Need to find ways to beat the heat? Lynda Baquero has a few tips in this week's Freebie Friday.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Clearing a Car Lien]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:12:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008069925_1200x675_494486083796.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Staten Island man clear a lien on a car he was trying to sell.]]> <![CDATA[Choosing a Home Contractor]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:46:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008058942_1200x675_493705283866.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey woman whose home contractor took a deposit and never returned to do the work.]]> <![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!]]>