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SunTrust announces possible breach of 1.5 million customer records Protect Your Identity April 20, 2018
Another day, another data breach... And another instance of a bank taking the weak posture of offering free identity protection…
Some Facebook users hit with malware attack – here’s how to stop it
Some Facebook users hit with malware attack – here’s how to stop it Privacy & Security April 20, 2018
Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse for Facebook, who is involved in a huge data scandal, a…
Have romaine lettuce in your fridge? Here’s why you might want to get rid of it
Have romaine lettuce in your fridge? Here’s why you might want to get rid of it Recalls April 17, 2018
At the beginning of the year, we warned you that you might want to stay away from romaine lettuce for…
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Recall alert: 2M+ eggs sold at Walmart, Food Lion, Waffle House over salmonella fears Recalls April 16, 2018
Rose Acre Farms is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because of the likelihood of contamination with a potentially deadly strain of…
How to gain some control over the ads Facebook is showing you
How to gain some control over the ads Facebook is showing you Mobile & Electronics April 16, 2018
In the midst of the Facebook data scandal, the focus has been on privacy and the extraordinary access to users'…
Recall alert: Steaks sold nationwide may have ‘foreign matter contamination’
Recall alert: Steaks sold nationwide may have ‘foreign matter contamination’ Recalls April 12, 2018
A popular brand of Salisbury steaks are being recalled nationwide this week because they may be contaminated with "foreign matter," the…
Do you still have to pay your debts if they’re sold to a collections agency?
Do you still have to pay your debts if they’re sold to a collections agency? Collection Agencies April 12, 2018
The number of Americans in debt, especially due to credit card use, continues to be dangerously high. A confluence of…
Poll: Americans more concerned with Equifax data breach than Facebook scandal
Poll: Americans more concerned with Equifax data breach than Facebook scandal Protect Your Identity April 12, 2018
The personal information of millions of Americans has been at the heart of two of the biggest controversies in the…
Recall: Stella Artois beer bottles could contain pieces of glass
Recall: Stella Artois beer bottles could contain pieces of glass Recalls April 5, 2018
A popular beer is being recalled in the United States due to the possibility of glass particles in the bottles,…
Data breach may have exposed Delta customer payment information
Data breach may have exposed Delta customer payment information Protect Your Rights & Identity April 5, 2018
Delta Air Lines says some customer payment information may have been exposed in a data breach. In a news release,…
Panera Bread data breach: Here’s what we know
Panera Bread data breach: Here’s what we know Credit & Debit Cards April 3, 2018
It seems like just about every week we hear of a new data breach affecting millions of people. There are…
Here’s the kind of personal data Facebook has on every user
Here’s the kind of personal data Facebook has on every user Protect Your Identity March 30, 2018
One thing the current Facebook data scandal has taught us is that all those likes, pokes, comments, messages and every…
About Facebook’s new privacy hub + how to download a copy of your profile
About Facebook’s new privacy hub + how to download a copy of your profile Protect Your Identity March 30, 2018
Facebook announced this week that it will debut a central hub for users to better control access to their security…
How a credit card theft turned into a ‘teachable moment’
How a credit card theft turned into a ‘teachable moment’ Money & Credit March 29, 2018
Credit card theft remains a serious problem in the United States. In fact, it is the most common type of…
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I just got $46 from a class-action settlement I forgot all about! Suits & Settlements March 28, 2018
Isn't it great when found money just falls into your lap? Money expert Clark Howard has great advice on how…
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UPS and FedEx warning: Beware of deliveries you didn’t order Scams & Rip-Offs March 27, 2018
UPS and FedEx are contending with a new wrinkle in package scams that involves fraudulently ordered electronics being returned to…
Recall alert: Organic coconut flour poses salmonella risk
Recall alert: Organic coconut flour poses salmonella risk Food & Restaurants March 26, 2018
The King Arthur Flour Co. is recalling its organic coconut flour due to the potential presence of salmonella, the company has announced.…
Here’s how to deactivate your Facebook account
Here’s how to deactivate your Facebook account Protect Your Identity March 26, 2018
Over the weekend, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a full-page ad in major U.S. and U.K. newspapers apologizing for the…
Remove access to your info by Facebook’s third-party apps in these 4 easy steps
Remove access to your info by Facebook’s third-party apps in these 4 easy steps Mobile & Electronics March 22, 2018
The security of your personal information on Facebook has recently taken on heightened importance in the wake of a data…
Recall alert: Kidde smoke alarms could fail due to manufacturing error
Recall alert: Kidde smoke alarms could fail due to manufacturing error Recalls March 22, 2018
Two models from a well-known brand of smoke alarms are being recalled this week because of a manufacturing error that…
trader joe's chocolate chip cookie recall peanuts allergens
Recall Alert: Trader Joe’s cookies may contain undeclared allergens Recalls March 21, 2018
If you or someone in your family has a peanut allergy, you know that it's no joke. In the most…
Recall alert: Nearly 600,000 pacifiers pose choking hazard
Recall alert: Nearly 600,000 pacifiers pose choking hazard Recalls March 16, 2018
A popular brand of pacifiers and teether holders are being recalled this week because babies could choke on them, according…
If you bought a Snuggie, you may have some money coming your way
If you bought a Snuggie, you may have some money coming your way Suits & Settlements March 15, 2018
Few things feel as warm and comforting as a Snuggie, the body-length blanket made out of fleece or nylon —…
Customer no-service: How to get in touch with a real person at Apple, Google, and more
Customer no-service: How to get in touch with a real person at Apple, Google, and more Money & Credit March 14, 2018
We love keeping up with the latest and greatest technologies, but sometimes we find that we're one of those consumers…
Recall Alert: 260,000 AmazonBasics portable battery chargers could ignite
Recall Alert: 260,000 AmazonBasics portable battery chargers could ignite Recalls March 14, 2018
Amazon has announced a voluntary recall of some 260,000 portable battery chargers after multiple reports of the chargers overheating and…
Equifax data breach
Equifax data breach: Are free credit freezes coming? Identity Theft March 8, 2018
After months of wrangling by lawmakers in Washington, a silver lining may be on the horizon for consumers across the…
Ask Clark: Why does Trim need bank login information to lower my cable bill?
Ask Clark: Why does Trim need bank login information to lower my cable bill? Privacy & Security March 8, 2018
If you've been searching for ways to lower your cable or internet bill, there's a relatively new tool that may…
Some Instant Pot multicookers recalled due to overheating, melting
Some Instant Pot multicookers recalled due to overheating, melting Recalls March 2, 2018
A popular model of Instant Pot cookware is being recalled because it could overheat and burn people, according to its…
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RECALL: High chair sold at Walmart reportedly causes injuries to kids Recalls March 2, 2018
A high chair sold at Walmart has been recalled following reports of five children suffering minor injuries after falling as…
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