<![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, 27 May 2015 05:58:29 -0400 Wed, 27 May 2015 05:58:29 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![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!]]> <![CDATA[Trouble with a Rental Car Reservation]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:41:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/191*120/BAQUEROBUDGET.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Westchester family when the rental car they reserved isn't available.]]> <![CDATA[A Site for College Students to Find Jobs]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:11:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/163*120/BAQUEROCAMPUS.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a website just for college students where they can find jobs!]]> <![CDATA[Returning a Free Product When the Deal Isn't Wanted]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:39:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/186*120/baquerocd.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man who returned a free item but didn't like the promise to purchase future items in return.]]> <![CDATA[How to Keep Your Baby Safe]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:53:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/185*120/baquerobaby.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about extra padding in your child's playpen.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 04/24/15]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:11:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/200*120/0424freebie.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best freebies of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Double-Billed for Tolls]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:58:30 -0400 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a New Jersey man get a refund after he was double-billed.]]> <![CDATA[Cleaning Up Your Online Profile]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:40:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/173*120/baquerobrand.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has tips on how to manage your online profile.]]> <![CDATA[New Gas Meter Shows Old Usage Numbers]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:23:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/185*120/baqueronatlgrid.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island woman with an erroneous gas bill.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 4/17/15]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:57:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006824300_1200x675_429938755925.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[High-Tech Tools Transforming Customer Service For Companies]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:28:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006816485_1200x675_429365315847.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero shows us the high-tech tools that are making customer service a little more friendly.]]> <![CDATA[ID Thieves Target Taxpayers]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:52:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006799770_1200x675_428781635934.jpg A Westchester County man got an unpleasant surprised when he tried to file his return this year. Lynda Baquero reports.]]> <![CDATA[Getting Cash for Your Old Cellphone]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:56:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*122/baquerocash4iphone.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has advice about how to get cash for your old cell phone.]]> <![CDATA[Covering the Cost of Pothole Repairs]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:26:59 -0400 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains a few ways you can recoup the cost of repairing your car after it's damaged by a pothole.]]> <![CDATA[Paying for Virus Protection That Turns on You]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:11:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/165*120/baquerocomputerhacker.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about computer protection that could turn and hold access to your computer at ransom!]]> <![CDATA[When Old Debt Haunts Future Credit]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*125/BAQUEROWELLSFARGO.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a story about a Queens man whose furniture purchase from five years ago may prevent him from buying a new home now!]]> <![CDATA[Challenging Your Electric Bill]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:03:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/baqueroartgallery.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero reports on a Brooklyn art gallery who was flummoxed over his recent electricity bills.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 04/03/15]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 21:19:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/164*120/0403FREEBIE.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Utility Company Puts Woman's Home Number on Mailer]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:32:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/182*120/baqueroconednumber.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Manhattan woman whose phone number was used on a Con Ed mailer by mistake. The correct number for Con Edison is 1-800-752-6633.]]> <![CDATA[Warning About Photographer Review Threats]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:10:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/183*120/baquerophotog.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about online review threats aimed at local photography businesses.]]> <![CDATA[Changing Your Boiler Might Also Require a New Chimney Liner]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:46:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/BAQUEROCHIMNEY.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains why buying a new water heater might cost you more than you expect.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Couple Fights Monthly Charges]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:50:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/031815baquero.JPG When a New Jersey couple found themselves fighting a monthly charge over six years, they decided they'd Better Get Baquero. Lynda Baquero reports]]> <![CDATA[Delaying a Cruise for Medical Reasons]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/031715cruise1.JPG Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Long Island family after they had to postpone a cruise due to medical reasons.]]> <![CDATA[Wife Struggles to Get Husband's VA Survivor Benefit]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:28:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/031615va.JPG Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a veteran's wife get survivor benefits.]]> <![CDATA[Buying Theater Tickets Online]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:47:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/176*120/baquerotheater.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a NY woman after a mistake buying theater tickets online.]]> <![CDATA[Protect Yourself from Financial Fraud]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:36:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/194*120/BAQUEROELDERLY.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has tips to protect yourself!]]> <![CDATA[Beware of Contests That Could Take Your Phone Number]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:57:16 -0400 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning for anyone asked to enter a contest that could result in losing your phone number.]]> <![CDATA[Changes for Credit Reports]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:52:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/183*120/BAQUEROCREDITREPORT.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has changes to your Credit Report that you need to know about.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 3/6/15]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:28:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/197*120/baquero0306free.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best free items of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Beware Callers Threatening to Be Gov't Agents]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:30:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/197*120/BAQUEROMONEYPAK.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has a warning about callers claiming to be government agents, specifically the IRS, and asking you to get a GreenDot Moneypak card and give them the numbers on the back of it!]]> <![CDATA[Advice for Making Crowdfunding Donations]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:11:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/181*120/BAQUEROCROWD.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has advice from New York's Attorney General on how to use caution when making crowdfunding donations. You can reach the AG Consumer Help Line at 800-771-7755. ]]> <![CDATA[Putting a Gym Membership on Hold]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:29:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/173*120/baquerolafit.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Westchester woman whose gym membership on hold went awry.]]> <![CDATA[Choosing a Heating Oil Contract]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:26:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/208*120/baqueroheatingoil.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero explains how capped heating oil contracts work.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 2/27/15]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:45:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/189*120/227freebie.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best freebies of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Getting Promotional Gift]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:43:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/173*120/BAQUEROGAP.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Westchester woman get a promised promotional gift.]]> <![CDATA[Freebie Friday 2/20/15]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:49:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/188*120/FEB20FREEBIE.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero has the best freebies of the week!]]> <![CDATA[Trouble Redeeming Giftcard on Website]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:16:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/187*120/BAQUEROSNAPFISH.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Connecticut woman redeem a gift certificate on her favorite website.]]>