Craig Johnson

More than 60% of people say they already know where their tax refund money is going
More than 60% of people say they already know where their tax refund money is going Taxes December 11, 2017
With the year nearing its end, many Americans are already thinking about their tax returns — more specifically, how they will…
What is Green Monday???
What is Green Monday??? Shopping & Retail December 11, 2017
Just when you thought all of the bargains and discounts had tapered off for the Christmas season, another (sort of)…
The truth about how Facebook can affect your credit score
The truth about how Facebook can affect your credit score Money & Credit December 11, 2017
 We all know that companies use the personal data we share online in various ways, but what many of us…
It’s flu season: 4 easy steps to not becoming a statistic
It’s flu season: 4 easy steps to not becoming a statistic Health December 8, 2017
Wintry weather has spread across much of the nation and with the frigid air, sickness has rolled in as well.…
Weatherproof your wallet: How to avoid pipe bursts this winter
Weatherproof your wallet: How to avoid pipe bursts this winter Home & Garden December 8, 2017
As cold weather bears down on much the nation, the priority of many homeowners has turned to keeping their residences…
Take these important steps when renting an Airbnb
Take these important steps when renting an Airbnb Travel December 7, 2017
You have some vacation time and you want to visit a far-away city. You have a basic idea of what…
Weatherproof your wallet: Winterizing your car
Weatherproof your wallet: Winterizing your car Car Maintenance & Repair December 7, 2017
As wintertime makes its grand entrance and temperatures drop across much of the nation, staying warm is increasingly becoming top…
How you can save money with Wallet, Target’s new digital payments system
How you can save money with Wallet, Target’s new digital payments system Shopping & Retail December 6, 2017
To take advantage of the holiday rush, Target this week released Wallet, its tailor-made mobile payments system. Available on both…
Baby boomers are loving the apartment life these days
Baby boomers are loving the apartment life these days Home December 5, 2017
When you think of a baby boomer's home, one might envision an older man or woman settling down in a…
New rule would allow restaurants to control tips earned by their workers
New rule would allow restaurants to control tips earned by their workers Food & Restaurants December 5, 2017
New proposed regulation from the Department of Labor would mandate that tips earned by some food industry employees be allowed…
Recall alert: Kroger bottled water for babies at risk for mold
Recall alert: Kroger bottled water for babies at risk for mold Recalls December 5, 2017
If you've recently purchased pediatric bottled water from Kroger or one of its affiliates, you may want to check it. Kroger…
Around 40% of drivers admit to this frightening bad habit
Around 40% of drivers admit to this frightening bad habit Cars December 4, 2017
Perhaps you’ve been there: One hand on the steering wheel and the other on your smartphone, you steal glances at…
Facebook rolls out Messenger for kids, but is it safe?
Facebook rolls out Messenger for kids, but is it safe? Phones & Mobile Devices December 4, 2017
With more than 2 billion users, Facebook is one of the most successful tech companies on Earth, and it continues…
This is how long $1 million in retirement savings will last in your state
This is how long $1 million in retirement savings will last in your state Money & Credit December 1, 2017
When you close your eyes and think about the day when you no longer will have to clock in at…
Cyber Monday was Amazon’s best day ever — and there are still some deals left
Cyber Monday was Amazon’s best day ever — and there are still some deals left Shopping & Retail November 30, 2017
Amazon just confirmed why it is the world's top online retailer, having smashed its own record for sales over the…
Recall alert: Toys R Us craft kits may pose mold hazard
Recall alert: Toys R Us craft kits may pose mold hazard Recalls November 30, 2017
Toys R Us is recalling its "Totally Me!" Clay Craft Kits because of the risk of mold exposure, the Consumer Product…
Study: People doing these jobs will likely be replaced by robots by 2030
Study: People doing these jobs will likely be replaced by robots by 2030 Jobs & Military November 30, 2017
A new study on jobs says that nearly 400 million people worldwide will need to learn new skills  and occupations…
Should you register your new products?
Should you register your new products? Money Saving Advice November 27, 2017
If you’ve taken advantage of the sales offered over Black Friday weekend, participated in Cyber Monday or bought really just…
Cyber Monday 2017: Here are all the hottest deals right now
Cyber Monday 2017: Here are all the hottest deals right now Deals & Savings November 27, 2017
America is in shop ‘til you (or the prices) drop mode right now as the Black Friday weekend has officially…
Black Friday 2017: Here are the hottest deals right now
Black Friday 2017: Here are the hottest deals right now Shopping & Retail November 24, 2017
It's Black Friday 2017 and the deals are rolling in fast and furiously as consumers flock to the stores and…
Black Friday 2017: The free deals you won’t want to miss
Black Friday 2017: The free deals you won’t want to miss Shopping & Retail November 22, 2017
Millions of Americans are getting ready to splurge on Black Friday, the largest shopping event of the year. That means…
5 ways to save money on your holiday roadtrip
5 ways to save money on your holiday roadtrip Money Saving Advice November 22, 2017
As millions of Americans hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday, some extra savings could make the trip even sweeter.…
Here’s the most disturbing thing about the Uber hack
Here’s the most disturbing thing about the Uber hack Identity Theft November 22, 2017
Ride-sharing service Uber is being maligned again after the company announced Tuesday that it suffered a massive cybersecurity breach last…
Black Friday shopping: Here are some key dates this week
Black Friday shopping: Here are some key dates this week Deals & Savings November 20, 2017
The holiday season is in full swing as retailers look to cash in on the consumer expectation that sales will…
This will be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel in a decade, says AAA
This will be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel in a decade, says AAA Travel November 16, 2017
Millions of Americans are expected to hit the highway this Thanksgiving holiday, swelling the number of vehicles on the road…
How hackers say they’ve outsmarted iPhone X’s Face ID
How hackers say they’ve outsmarted iPhone X’s Face ID Mobile & Electronics November 16, 2017
Apple's new iPhone X has been hailed as the greatest — and at a starting price of $999, the most…
New: Sprint offers free Hulu with Unlimited Freedom plan
New: Sprint offers free Hulu with Unlimited Freedom plan Phones & Mobile Devices November 15, 2017
Sprint is introducing a new weapon in the cell phone service provider wars — one that might appeal to avid…
Why you may not have that lifetime national parks pass you ordered yet
Why you may not have that lifetime national parks pass you ordered yet Seniors & Retirees November 15, 2017
Some senior citizens who applied for — but have yet to receive — their lifetime passes to the nation's parks may…
Clicks to bricks: How companies are using online shopping to bolster in-store sales this holiday
Clicks to bricks: How companies are using online shopping to bolster in-store sales this holiday Holiday Shopping November 14, 2017
Retailers expect big sales numbers online this holiday as more shoppers use the internet to conduct transactions, but that doesn’t…
Equifax data breach
Equifax CEO on whether company has encrypted its data: ‘I don’t know’ Money & Credit November 14, 2017
After the year Equifax has had, you'd think the Atlanta-based credit-reporting agency would have mastered its messaging by now, but…