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The best wireless network in America is…
The best wireless network in America is… Mobile & Electronics February 19, 2018
If you’re trying to lower your monthly bills, switching cell phone providers can save you money — but which wireless…
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Retail alert: J.C. Penney closing 8 stores and a distribution center Shopping & Retail February 15, 2018
The new year is shaping up to be another difficult one for traditional retailers. After shutting down more than 5,000 stores…
New report: The 3 best SUVs under $30,000
New report: The 3 best SUVs under $30,000 Cars February 13, 2018
If you're looking to buy a new vehicle soon, Consumer Reports is out with a list of the best SUVs on…
Uber institutes mandatory 6-hour break for its most active drivers
Uber institutes mandatory 6-hour break for its most active drivers Travel February 13, 2018
When you summon an Uber, how often do you think about your driver’s well-being? Do we know where he or…
Report: Here are the cities with the most credit card debt
Report: Here are the cities with the most credit card debt Money & Credit February 13, 2018
Most people do all they can to pay their bills on time and be good stewards of their financial lives,…
Recall alert: Fujitsu battery packs pose fire risk
Recall alert: Fujitsu battery packs pose fire risk Recalls February 12, 2018
A brand of battery packs available throughout North America over the past few years is being recalled because they can…
How MoviePass and AMC’s squabble is affecting your movie-going experience
How MoviePass and AMC’s squabble is affecting your movie-going experience Mobile & Electronics February 9, 2018
It wasn't long ago that movie theaters were looking at the doomsday clock, wondering when the credits would roll and…
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Study: Nearly 60% of millennials say social media influences their purchases Shopping & Retail February 9, 2018
Social media has shaped our lives in major ways for most of the past decade, affecting everything from what we…
Report: Amazon removes sale of hair dryer shown on video shooting flames
Report: Amazon removes sale of hair dryer shown on video shooting flames Shopping & Retail February 9, 2018
A hair dryer manufactured in China has reportedly been pulled from Amazon after a viral video showed it shooting flames.…
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Deliv, Walgreens partner for same-day prescription delivery Health February 9, 2018
You're used to getting everything on demand these days — your TV content, your groceries on your doorstep, even somebody…
Report: Apple may give rebates on iPhone battery replacements
Report: Apple may give rebates on iPhone battery replacements Mobile & Electronics February 7, 2018
Apple is reportedly looking into options to reimburse customers who paid full price for a battery replacement for their iPhones…
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Wells Fargo slapped with sanctions for ‘persistent misconduct’ toward consumers Money & Credit February 6, 2018
The Federal Reserve has cracked down on Wells Fargo after what it called “widespread consumer abuses” committed by the bank…
Recall alert: Vornado cribside space heaters could catch fire
Recall alert: Vornado cribside space heaters could catch fire News February 6, 2018
A recall has been issued for a popular space heater for baby rooms because it may catch fire, the manufacturer said.…
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Lidl cashier restores grocery shopper’s faith in humanity with simple gesture Shopping & Retail February 6, 2018
We're so used to a steady drumbeat of negative news as consumers. Sometimes it seems like being kicked around by…
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Study: Walmart 34% cheaper than Amazon, on average Budgeting & Saving February 5, 2018
We all know Walmart is cheap and Amazon is convenient, right? But is that convenience worth paying up to 100%…
Why everyone is sharing their first Amazon purchases
Why everyone is sharing their first Amazon purchases News February 5, 2018
Do you remember the first thing you bought on Amazon? A woman named Casey Fiesler recently made a fun game…
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Kroger announces $2.15B deal to unload its convenience store business Shopping & Retail February 5, 2018
Kroger has announced the sale of its convenience store business for $2.15 billion to U.K. convenience store operator EG Group.…
New Medicare cards are coming soon! Here’s when yours will be mailed
New Medicare cards are coming soon! Here’s when yours will be mailed Health February 5, 2018
New Medicare cards will be showing up in mailboxes before you know it! In a move to combat medical identity…
Recall Alert: 645K Toyota vehicles because of air bag issue
Recall Alert: 645K Toyota vehicles because of air bag issue Auto Recalls February 1, 2018
Toyota is recalling some 645,000 vehicles worldwide because of an electrical problem that may stop the air bags from deploying…
Now the feds are investigating Apple’s throttling of older iPhones
Now the feds are investigating Apple’s throttling of older iPhones Mobile & Electronics January 31, 2018
Weeks after its admission that it purposely slowed down older iPhones, Apple is reportedly facing scrutiny by the U.S. Department…
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Walgreens recalls pain & itch cream because of child poisoning hazard Recalls January 31, 2018
Walgreens has recalled two-ounce tubes of pain and itch relief cream because the packaging is not child resistant, as required…
5 reasons why this is the best week of the year to file your taxes
5 reasons why this is the best week of the year to file your taxes Money & Credit January 30, 2018
Congratulations, you've finally made it to the best week in the entire tax season to file your return! What makes…
Report: Number of failed cruise ship health inspections hits 10-year high
Report: Number of failed cruise ship health inspections hits 10-year high News January 29, 2018
Few things in life are more relaxing than reclining in a lounge chair aboard a cruise ship, cool fruity drink…
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Hitting the ‘jackpot’: New crimes cause ATMs to gush cash Money & Banking Scams January 29, 2018
It's every crook's dream — an ATM that spits out cash like a geyser erupting and doesn't stop until the…
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Toys R Us to shut 180 stores; store closing sales begin in early February Shopping & Retail January 24, 2018
Toys R Us has announced the closure of 20% of its U.S. stores as part of an ongoing strategy to…
Report: Bank of America ends free checking for low-balance customers
Report: Bank of America ends free checking for low-balance customers Money & Credit January 23, 2018
Bank of America recently switched the accounts of customers using its free online-only checking account to one with a $12…
What Amazon Go’s cashier-less grocery means for customer service
What Amazon Go’s cashier-less grocery means for customer service Mobile & Electronics January 22, 2018
On Monday, Amazon debuted its first cashier-less grocery store in Seattle, Washington, ushering in a decidedly new era in customer…
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Alert: W-2 scams are back for 2018 — here’s what you need to know Taxes January 22, 2018
If you work in payroll or human resources and you get an email from your boss with a friendly "Hi,…
Report: The average consumer has more than $6,300 in credit card debt
Report: The average consumer has more than $6,300 in credit card debt Credit & Debit Cards January 19, 2018
The average consumer has a handful of credit cards and is in more than $6,300 in debt from swiping them.…
Report: Monthly cost of Amazon Prime rising by 18%
Report: Monthly cost of Amazon Prime rising by 18% Online Shopping January 19, 2018
If you pay for Amazon Prime by the month, your costs are about to go up, thanks to a new…
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