Author: Bob Sullivan

Bob Sullivan is a veteran journalist and the author of four books, including the 2008 New York Times Best-Seller, Gotcha Capitalism, and the 2010 New York Times Best Seller, Stop Getting Ripped Off! His latest, The Plateau Effect, was published in 2013, and as a paperback, called Getting Unstuck in 2014. He has won the Society of Professional Journalists Public Service Award, a Peabody award, and the Consumer Federation of America Betty Furness Consumer Media Service Award. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a degrees in history and mathematics from Fairfield University.


Survival tips for parents with kids studying at home

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Today was the first day of home schooling for millions of American families. We should all feel incredibly lucky that we live in a time where …


Nearly half of American workers have a second job … and that’s a problem

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The side hustle? It’s a trap! And if we’re not careful, we’re going to end up with a new economic category: The Four-Income Household. In fact, …


How Google Maps fooled me into thinking I had Springsteen tickets

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Google and Facebook often do spooky things, without our informed consent. Recently, Google seemed to possibly ruin a holiday surprise for me … but ended up …