“I think consumers need someone to listen to them and I find taking on that role to be very gratifying.” Mark has written about consumer issues for ConsumerAffairs.com since 2004. Previously, he was a news correspondent for the Associated Press Radio Network, Westwood One Radio Networks and Marketwatch.com.
Huffman also produces video segments for ConsumerAffairs.com and, in 2006, produced a 20-minute DVD, “Senior Scam Alert,” a training tool to help seniors avoid scams.
He received a B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky. He and his family live in a historic rowhouse in Richmond, VA, and have a weekend home on Chesapeake Bay.
Maybe consumers aren’t doing as well as surveys suggest
A steep drop in demand kept prices at the pump stable
The president will declare an emergency to secure funds for a border wall
Around 2.2 million consumers are getting refund checks
Increases in the cost of food and health care were balanced by cheaper gasoline
The agency’s chairman isn’t satisfied with telecom’s response so far
Honda places two cars on the list
An industry report shows the rate for the average borrower dropped below 5 percent
Fed report suggests not everyone has benefitted from the economic recovery
But will it be enough to head off another government shutdown?
Shopping through the credit union can earn up to 15 percent cash back on purchases
The IRS has processed fewer returns than at this point last year
A report by an insurance search engine finds insurance rates have never been higher
The agency says many of the debts were fabricated from stolen consumer data
Acting chief of staff says the president still wants funding for a border wall
Opposition from unsecured creditors wasn’t enough to derail the deal
Rents rose the most in Northeastern cities
The national average increased just three cents a gallon
ATMs have gone down, along with online and mobile banking
Keep that in mind while Valentine’s Day shopping