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Retail alert: Bon-Ton is closing all 256 of its department stores
Retail alert: Bon-Ton is closing all 256 of its department stores Shopping & Retail April 23, 2018
2018 is shaping up to be another difficult year for traditional retailers. After shutting down more than 5,000 stores in 2017,…
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…
Equifax data breach
Former Equifax exec charged with insider trading linked to data breach Money & Credit March 15, 2018
Even in the new year, the knocks keep coming for Equifax. This week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged…
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…
Survey: Half of Americans haven’t even checked their credit since the Equifax hack
Survey: Half of Americans haven’t even checked their credit since the Equifax hack Money & Credit March 12, 2018
The Equifax data breach has been a sobering reminder for consumers to be more vigilant than ever about protecting their…
Fraud alert: Scammers seek iTunes gift cards for ‘back taxes’
Fraud alert: Scammers seek iTunes gift cards for ‘back taxes’ Taxes March 6, 2018
As tax season rages on, so too do the scams associated with paying your taxes. Particularly hot right now are…
Just announced: New pharmacy discounts may lower your prescription drug bill
Just announced: New pharmacy discounts may lower your prescription drug bill Health Insurance March 6, 2018
UnitedHealthcare says it's making a big change that may lower your out-of-pocket prescription drug costs. Starting next year, the health…
Customers outraged after BB&T ‘malfunction’ locks them out of their accounts
Customers outraged after BB&T ‘malfunction’ locks them out of their accounts Banks & Banking February 23, 2018
BB&T Bank was the subject of customer anger for a second straight day Friday in the midst of an "equipment…
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…
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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