Craig Johnson

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…
What happens to your store credit card when the store goes out of business?
What happens to your store credit card when the store goes out of business? Credit & Debit Cards November 13, 2017
With the holiday season in full bloom, the large crowds at the malls and shopping centers might belie a fact…
TripAdvisor announces new badge for hotels where sex assaults were reported
TripAdvisor announces new badge for hotels where sex assaults were reported Scams & Rip-Offs November 9, 2017
Review website TripAdvisor has announced that it is adding a badge to hotels where sexual assaults have been alleged, according…
young woman talking on a mobile phone and holding a credit card
Here’s why consumer credit card debt is at a record high Credit & Debit Cards November 9, 2017
You might be able to look at your bank statements for confirmation, but if you didn't already now, credit cards…
Don’t make this big mistake during open enrollment
Don’t make this big mistake during open enrollment Insurance November 8, 2017
As open enrollment for 2018 continues, millions of Americans are signing up on the insurance marketplace provided by the Affordable…
Survey: 1 in 3 consumers say they’ll spend less than $50 on their priciest gift this holiday
Survey: 1 in 3 consumers say they’ll spend less than $50 on their priciest gift this holiday Credit & Debit Cards November 7, 2017
A lot of Americans are going to resist the urge to splurge on expensive gifts this holiday season. Those are…
What to do if you suspect your child’s identity has been stolen
What to do if you suspect your child’s identity has been stolen Protect Your Identity November 6, 2017
Protecting your personal information may have always been top of mind for you but in the aftermath of the Equifax…
How to spot financial abuse of the elderly
How to spot financial abuse of the elderly Seniors & Retirees November 6, 2017
Each year, many seniors fall victim to credit card schemes, forged checks and bad investment scams. Not only are many…
Guess who’s paying the most in checking account fees…
Guess who’s paying the most in checking account fees… Banks & Banking November 3, 2017
U.S. consumers with household income of $30,000 and less a year pay an average of $31 a month in checking…
Why keeping credit card debt in check will be key this holiday season
Why keeping credit card debt in check will be key this holiday season Credit November 3, 2017
The holiday season is here and that means stores packed with shoppers and merchants dangling sales in front of them…
How I learned to quit worrying and embrace Apple Pay
How I learned to quit worrying and embrace Apple Pay Credit & Debit Cards November 2, 2017
The “contactless payments” market, which allows shoppers to pay for items by simply waving their credit or debit cards above…
4 things that have changed for open enrollment 2018
4 things that have changed for open enrollment 2018 Health Insurance November 1, 2017
Open enrollment season has begun in earnest as the insurance marketplace of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) opened Wednesday for…
Why banks are getting nervous about Apple Pay and other mobile payment systems
Why banks are getting nervous about Apple Pay and other mobile payment systems Money & Credit November 1, 2017
When Apple Pay launched three years ago, institutions that handle monetary transactions scoffed at the notion that the Cupertino, California-based…
Here’s what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy
Here’s what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy Food & Restaurants November 1, 2017
Don't look now, but there are going to be bushels of candy left over from Halloween and it will soon…
Equifax data breach
Woman says she has been a victim of ID theft around 15 times since September Money & Credit October 30, 2017
A woman in Washington state is speaking out after falling victim to identity theft around 15 times since early September, according…
How lending a helping hand could improve your health!
How lending a helping hand could improve your health! Health October 30, 2017
If you've ever volunteered or helped someone in a jam, the benefits for the beneficiary were probably only eclipsed by…
Apple co-founder Wozniak: iPhones 6 through 8 all the same to me
Apple co-founder Wozniak: iPhones 6 through 8 all the same to me Mobile & Electronics October 30, 2017
Thinking about switching to the new $999 iPhone X when it becomes available for pre-order later this week? The recent…
You may soon be able to watch a lot more TV shows & movies on your phone
You may soon be able to watch a lot more TV shows & movies on your phone Mobile & Electronics October 29, 2017
Viacom is negotiating with several phone carriers in the United States to put more of its content on mobile devices…
Equifax data breach
Security expert: It would have taken Equifax ‘5 minutes’ to prevent the worst data breach in U.S. history Money & Credit October 27, 2017
A security researcher who previously exposed Equifax’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities is speaking out in the wake of the massive data breach,…