Gym memberships · Weight loss memberships

How to cancel your membership with Cardinal Fitness

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Cardinal Fitness is a gym and fitness center chain that operates four locations in the Chicago metro area. The gym focuses on being affordable, local and convenient for members. The membership may have worked well while you had it, but you’re moving out of the area or you’ve reached your fitness goals and taking a break for some time. Either way, the cancellation details are below.

To get started on cancelling your Cardinal Fitness account, you will need:

  • Address of your Cardinal Fitness location
  • Account number
  • Full name(s) on file
  • Address on file
  • Email on file
  • Reason for cancellation
  • Last 4 digits of the subscriber’s social security number
  • Last 4 digits of the subscriber’s driver’s license
  • Date of birth

Steps to Cancel

  1. Write a letter that includes the date, your name, identifying information like date of birth, driver’s license number, and the last four digits of account being billed. Make sure to include your billing address on the letter as well. Also include the address of the gym location where you signed up for membership, your signature, the date and membership number and client’s name. Explicitly state your desire to cancel and request that it be done effective immediately. If you are still within your contract (less than a year, or not month to month) you may need to show proof of a move or injury. Some gyms may allow a buyout of the contract. It is advised to call your gym ahead of time so that you know the terms of the agreement.
  1. Get address of location where contract was signed and send cancellation letter, via certified mail return receipt requested, to this location.
  1. Call the gym in question a week or two later to confirm that the membership was cancelled.

Insider Tip

Follow up with the gym, and keep an eye on your account statements to confirm no future billings take place.

Please note

A 30-day written notice is required to end the membership. You are still responsible for any charges that occur within the 30 days after your notice to cancel.

Media and television · Newspapers

How to cancel your subscription to the Dallas Morning News

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The news source to know about in Dallas, the Dallas Morning News is a major newspaper that focuses on local and regional news. If you live in the area, it’s probably your primary source. However, if you are moving or choosing to lower your monthly costs, cancelling your subscription is an easy process. See below for details.

To get started on cancelling your Dallas Morning News account, you will need:

  • Dallas Morning News subscriber account number
  • Username
  • Password
  • Your full name on file
  • Email address on file
  • Delivery address on file
  • Your phone number on file
  • Last 4 digits of your bank account or credit card number Dallas Morning News bills (for account verification)

Steps to Cancel

  1. Call the Dallas Morning News at (800) 925-1500 or (214) 977-8222.
  2. Provide your full name and address, as well as the email address of subscriber. Request termination for your account.

Insider Tip

At times, newspapers continue service even after canceling. Make sure to check your account activity regularly to confirm that charges have stopped.

Internet services

How to cancel your account with Yahoo!

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To get started on canceling your Yahoo account, you will need:

  • Email address
  • Password
  • Security question answer

Steps to Cancel

  1. On the top right hand corner of the page at yahoo.com, you will see “Account Info.” If you believe you are being charged by Yahoo, scroll to the very bottom of the Account Info page and click on “view your Yahoo premium services” and it will open any billing information or products that you are being charged for under your Yahoo account. The option to cancel should be found in this area.
  2. If you only want to delete your Yahoo email account, then you will need to scroll to the bottom of your “account info” page. In very small print at the very bottom, you will see Terms | Privacy. Click privacy, and towards the bottom you will go to the section titled “YOUR ABILITY TO EDIT AND DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES.” In the third paragraph of this section, you will find the hyperlink “account deletion.” Click this and a new window will appear.
  3. You will need to re-enter your password, enter the captcha code, and then click the button under Yes terminate this account. It will take 90 days for your information to be fully deleted from the user database.
Internet services · Subscription services

How to cancel your subscription to Hulu Plus

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Hulu Plus is a monthly subscription for users to gain access to television shows that typically show on cable networks. The service offers viewing privileges on various devices aside from PCs, such as tablets and mobile phones. If you’ve enjoyed this service but are weaning yourself off television (we kid!), or you are looking to cut costs in general, we have placed the cancellation steps below. 

To get started on cancelling your Hulu Plus account, you will need:

  • Email and password

Steps to Cancel

  1. You can cancel your account by logging in on the Hulu website and clicking on Account under your name, and then choosing to “edit” your subscription under “Billing Information” and clicking on the “cancel” option.
  2. Click on your user icon in the top right corner of the screen. This will take you to your account page. Personal information will be in a box on the upper left hand side of the screen. Click “Update Personal Info.”
  3. The popup screen will have multiple fields, at the bottom of those fields, in small blue letters is “Delete my Hulu account.” Click this and it will ask for your password then confirm cancellation.
  4. If you’d rather just stop receiving emails: Under your account, at the bottom left hand of the screen, under Privacy and Settings is “manage email notifications.” Click on that and it will have several boxes that you will uncheck, and then click save.

Insider Tip

If you are a paid member, you must cancel your Hulu Plus subscription before you can delete your account.

Please note

Hulu Plus can be cancelled at anytime. While there are no refunds, you can prevent future billings by cancelling your subscription and going to a free Hulu account. All free trials bill at the end of the free trial and auto renew each month. You must cancel in order to prevent further charges.

Weight loss memberships

How to cancel your Sensa Weight Loss subscription

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Sensa Weight Loss is a weight loss product in the form of a powder that is sprinkled on food, presumably to reduce the user’s appetite. Sensa also offers a flavored beverage as well as other related weight-loss products. If you have reached your weight loss goal and no longer need to use this product or you’ve decided that it’s simply not for you, our instructions to cancel your monthly membership are below. 

To get started on cancelling your Sensa Weight Loss account, you will need:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Phone
  • Order ID

Steps to Cancel

  1. Speak to a customer service representative by calling the company:

Toll Free – U.S. and Canada: (866) 514-2554

If outside of the U.S.: (310) 683-0952

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST

You may process your request at anytime by logging into your member account at mysensa. You will need the email and password you used to sign up. Go into “Update My Account” and change billing settings. You may also track your orders.

The easiest method of cancellation is over the phone. Sensa automatically renews and bills your account every month. Make sure that you ask for no further shipments. Sensa may provide a refund if you return the product. Speak with a Sensa representative for details.

Insider Tip

You can usually get a refund by returning the product.

Please note

Sensa doesn’t process cancellations via email.

Gym memberships · Weight loss memberships

How to cancel your Life Time Fitness membership

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Life Time Fitness is a health club that offers traditional exercise and health services, as well as childcare centers, cafes and spas. The company focuses on creating a “resort-like setting” for each club atmosphere, and has 112 locations in the United States and Canada, with most locations in the U.S.

To get started on cancelling your Life Time Fitness account, you will need:

  • Life Time Fitness account/member number
  • Address of your Life Time Fitness location
  • Full name on file
  • Your address on file
  • Reason for Cancellation
  • Your date of birth (for account verification)
  • Last 4 digits of your driver’s license (for account verification)
  • Last 4 digits of billing account (for account verification)
  • User name and password (If registered for online access)
  • Know whether your billing done through a third party such as ABC Financial

Steps to Cancel

  1. Send cancellation letter via certified mail (return receipt requested) to the center where membership was established. Your cancellation letter must include:
  • Membership number
  • Full name and date of birth of all members
  • Address of gym location where membership was obtained
  • Date (timestamp of your request to cancel)
  • Request to cancel

Send your letter to the corporate office:

Life Time Fitness
2901 Corporate Place
Chanhassen, MN 55317

Insider Tip

You may cancel your contract in the event of a move or injury but you will need documentation.

Please note

Life Time Fitness does not accept termination requests by phone, email, fax or online.

Financial services · Subscription services

How to cancel your account with Plimus (BlueSnap)

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Plimus has changed its name to BlueSnap. Market, sell and buy goods and services around the world online and on mobile. It offers multiple options for clients to process payments through their websites, so that companies can accept credit and debit cards all over the world. If your company has gone the all-cash route (imagine that!) or has no need for this service anymore, we have included the steps below to cancel BlueSnap.

To get started on cancelling your BlueSnap account, you will need:

  • User name
  • Password
  • Email address
  • Company name given
  • Website address given
  • Full name given
  • Address
  • Did you sign up as a seller an affiliate or a shopper?

Steps to Cancel

  1. If you are a customer, you will need to fill out a support form. To locate the support form follow these steps:
  2. Go to bluesnap.com and locate the three horizontal lines contained in a white square. This is your menu button. Click that button and it will open a list of options. Click support and then click on shopper support. Scroll down and you will find the Customer Support form. To complete the form you will need your order reference number, reply-to email address. Don’t forget to click the button “cancel subscription” or “refund” or any other applicable category. Then select “next. Their team will be in contact with you.
  3. You can find Merchant support in the same manner as above, except under support you’ll click Merchant support rather than shopper. Cancelling as a merchant, you will need to speak with a representative directly. To do this, have your Merchant ID ready when you call. It is likely that you will not speak directly to a representative at first. Many calls are directed to leave a voicemail and you will receive a call back.
  4. Please direct all correspondence to the following mailing address:

Blue Snap Inc.
142 N. Milpitas Blvd. #435
Milpitas, CA 95035-4401

Insider Tip

Their contact information is by phone at (866) 312-7733, Monday through Thursday. BlueSnap uses recurring billing for memberships. Be patient but persistent with your cancellation, as it may take time to get a reply.

Please note

A cancellation will only cancel future billings. BlueSnap does not provide refunds.