Robert McGarvey is a veteran technology reporter. He covers mobile payments and banking for "Credit Union Times," files regularly at Mainstreet.com, and has written for publications ranging from "The New York Times" and "Wired" to "Harvard Business Review."
Airport Nightmares: Fighting the Thick Thanksgiving Crowds Every Day
An expert group predicts overcrowded airports will be commonplace. Here's how to survive.
Darkhotel Hack Selectively Targets Traveling Executives at Hotel. Are You Next?
Beware a devious malware attack that exploits a traveler's unguarded moment to seize control of a computer.
Hotel Site Booking.com Targeted by Scammers: How to Protect Yourself
There are around 10,000 victims, according to the company.
The Hilton HHonors Hack: Loyalty Programs Under Siege and How to Protect Yourself
Hackers may be looking to grab your hard-win loyalty points.
Where Business Travelers Really Sleep: The Top Hotels for Road Warriors
Frugality reigns according to expense account data
Travel Smarter - and Cheaper - with the Right Credit Cards
Pack just a very few well chosen credit cards to smooth your travel road
Could You Be Bribed to Remove a Negative Review from TripAdvisor?
A newspaper ethicist calls taking a bribe and self-censoring unethical. Agree?
The Mobile Etiquette Violations Guide: How Gross Are We?
Cellphones are with us everywhere, but so is cellphone misbehavior
The Airfare Flash Deal Face-off: Airfarewatchdog vs. The FlightDeal
Terrific airfare bargains are there for the grabbing at the right websites
Paid Time Off: Is It an Employee Benefit or an Old-fashioned Con?
PTO is sweeping the workplace. But who benefits? Workers or bosses?
Fighting Back Against Really High - and Greedy - Resort Fees
Resort fees, often $50 and more per day, are proliferating. Here's how to fight back.
Are Airline Frequent Flier Miles Programs Just Rip-Offs?
A congressman calls out airlines' rewards programs as "deceptive, fraudulent"
Is Google Responsible for Delivering Accurate - And Truthful - Search Results?
A Virginia locksmith has called out Google for serving up bogus, deceptive search results.
Cheap Airfare: What Would You Give Up For a Discount Ticket?
Would you give up legroom for an ultra cheap airfare? How about lavatory access?
You Can Ruin Your Retirement If You're Living In This State
Where you spend your golden years has a big influence on the happiness you experience in retirement.
The Flight Cancellation Survival Guide: Inclement Weather and Your Finances
It will happen to you. Flights get cancelled -- 559 at O’Hare Airport in Chicago on a Sunday in early October alone. How do you cut your losses? Think 240.
Zombie Foreclosures Are Haunting Towns Across the United States
One in five homes in the foreclosure process are spooky for a single reason.
Airbnb Goes Legit in San Francisco: Progress for the Sharing Economy
Until early October action by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, any owner renting out an Airbnb property was officially in violation of a city ban on under 30-day rentals.
Marriott Slapped with Big Fine for Jamming Guests’ WiFi
The Federal Communications Commission now has said, loudly, that hotels sometimes block personal WiFi, and the FCC has also said that is unlawful.
Same Day Hotel Bookings See New Popularity: The HotelTonight Effect
A swell of same-day bookers may be the result of bargains discovered by waiting until the last second.