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BUSINESS

David Lazarus

Columnist

David Lazarus is an award-winning business columnist for the Los Angeles Times, focusing on consumer affairs. He also appears daily on KTLA-TV Channel 5 and is a part-time radio host. His work appears in newspapers across the country and has resulted in a variety of laws protecting consumers.

Recent Articles

  • As the sharing economy grows, so do the scam attempts

    As the sharing economy grows, so do the scam attempts

    Jerome Jacques received a call the other day from a production company looking to rent his hilltop Malibu house for a movie shoot. He asked how they found out about his home. The answer: They saw it on Airbnb. Which was a problem. "I don't list my house on Airbnb," Jacques told me. The so-called...

  • Want control over your cable bill? Move to Canada.

    Want control over your cable bill? Move to Canada.

    It's not that Canada is perfect. It's just that Canadians are really good at dealing with important things. Take your pick — healthcare, gun control, same-sex marriage, political donations — the Canadians have proved themselves capable of having grown-up discussions and finding reasonable, common-sense...

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