Steven Mnuchin says getting relief to Americans is his ‘number one objective’
A majority of U.S. consumers and businesses are poised to receive checks from the stimulus bill passed last week, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin say..
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A majority of U.S. consumers and businesses are poised to receive checks from the stimulus bill passed last week, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin say..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 144,672 (135,499)..
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the country, hospitals and first responders have complained of a lack of proper medical and safety equipmen..
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ConsumerAffairs has already covered exactly how much consumers can expect from the CARES ACT stimulus bill and when those checks should arrive, but there a..
In an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been looking into a number of COVID-19 tests. Mo..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has waived another warning flag in the face of telecom service providers that may be complicit in robocall scams related..
After initially asking the American people to stay home or maintain social distance for 15 days to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Presi..
Lawmakers want to know exactly what Amazon is doing to ensure the safety of its warehouse workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to Amazon CEO J..
There are few things consumers dread more than buying a car. Traipsing in and out of showrooms, dickering with salesmen, fending off finance managers, it’s..
Recent studies have explored the heart benefits associated with following a plant-based diet. Now, researchers from the American Heart Association have rev..
It should come as no surprise to consumers that consistently rising temperatures will affect the way humans live, but it will also affect our health in man..
Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif., is recalling about 80,000 Kawasaki MULE PRO off-highway utility vehicles.The steering shaft ca..
Fromagerie Blackburn is recalling its own brand of Le Napoléon – Firm Cheese.The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.No illness..
We get it, social distancing is hard. Luckily, in today’s world social distancing doesn’t have to mean having no contact with your loved ones...
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University: (Previous numbers in parentheses)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 92,932 (69,684)T..
A spike in reported cases in the last 24 hours has vaulted the United States past China as the country with the most people contracting the coronavirus (CO..
Apple has just released a new COVID-19 app and website based on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In an an..
In the middle of all the yin and yang surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, good financial news continues to roll in for consumers. On Thursday, five fede..
A week after closing their North American assembly facilities due to coronavirus concerns, Ford and Fiat Chrysler have each announced that they plan to res..
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to gather enough House members to form a quorum so the chamber can vote today on the $2 trillion coronavirus (COVID-19..
One would never think that an antivirus software company in Russia of all places would be coming to the rescue of the United States’ biggest tech company,..
With Americans told to stay inside and work from home, there have been fewer cars at the gas pump. As a result, prices are in an accelerating freefall...
In an effort to streamline operations in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, McDonald’s is temporarily doing away with its all-day breakfast menu. The..
Experts have found several benefits associated with positivity, including longer life and disease prevention. Now, researchers from North Carolina Stat..
Scams directed against consumers usually are aimed at robbing them financially, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that some corona..
In a unanimous vote, the Senate finally reached a compromise and approved a nearly $2 trillion emergency spending bill to help consumers and businesses cop..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University: (Previous numbers in parentheses)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 69684 (55,568)To..
Amazon’s decision to make “essential items” -- household staples, sanitizers, baby formula, and medical supplies -- its priority during the COVID-19 pandem..
Attorneys general from 33 states are calling on Amazon and other major online retailers to implement measures to deter price gouging in the midst of the co..
Under the massive $2 trillion Coronavirus stimulus package agreed upon Wednesday by Senate Republicans and Democrats, American taxpayers can expect to rece..
The struggling airline industry got a much needed sigh of relief on Wednesday. The U.S Senate offered the airlines an unparalleled aid package totaling $58..
One recent study highlighted the sleep benefits consumers can reap by taking a bath before bed. Now, researchers are exploring how hot baths could improve..
Researchers at the American Academy of Neurology recently conducted a study that was designed to investigate what effect low-dose aspirin can have on cogni..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 54,292 model year 2006-10 Ford Fusions, model year 2006-10 Mercury Milans and model year 2006-10 Lincoln MKZs in Canada. ..
IcelandicPlus of Ft. Washington, Pa., is recalling its Capelin Pet Treats. Some of the fish have exceeded the FDA compliance guideline for fish larger t..
Keeping up with what’s changing on Capitol Hill during the coronavirus pandemic has become our charge at ConsumerAffairs, particularly when it’s something..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University: (Previous numbers in parentheses)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 55,568 (46,805)T..
Protecting yourself physically is at the top of the must-do list during the COVID-19 outbreak, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) says tha..
Republicans and Democrats in the Senate have reached an agreement on provisions of a massive coronavirus (COVID-19) aid package that contains loans to busi..
The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has massively disrupted daily life for consumers, but here’s an aspect you might not have considered: disputing..
The coronavirus crisis has led to an influx of Amazon sellers attempting to profit off of the unexpected health emergency. Amazon announced on Monday t..
Some Apple stores that were shuttered to combat the spread of coronavirus may reopen in the first half of April, according to a Bloomberg report. “We w..
There has been an increase in the number of Amazon warehouse workers who have tested positive for COVID-19. Less than a week after confirming its first..
While one recent study found how poor sleep can increase women’s risk of heart disease, researchers from the University of Notre Dame explored other cardio..
A new study conducted by researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health explored the effects that social policies can have on consu..
After several days of negotiations, lawmakers appear to be close to ending discussions on a stimulus bill to address the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University:Total U.S. confirmed cases: 46,805Total U.S. deaths: 593Total global cases..
Who needs relief more, American workers or the companies that employ those workers? That appears to be the question that has caused an impasse in Congress..
It was only a week ago when many U.S. major airlines were cancelling flights right and left. Now, word is coming out of United Airlines headquarters that i..
While the world is trying to find a way to stave off the coronavirus, there’s a new digital lowlife set on upending the lives of Android users.Security..
Staying up-to-date on vaccine news is important for consumers, and a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Otago explored what kind of..
A number of distilleries have announced that they will be making and distributing hand sanitizer in the midst of a nationwide shortage of the product...
Amazon’s recently announced plan to stock and deliver higher priority products first could extend through the month of April, according to a report from te..
Huge layoffs have accompanied the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and more are expected, but at least some employers are increasing their payrolls...
While cognitive and physical decline is expected in old age, experts have been trying to pinpoint which one tends to happen first. Now, researchers hav..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University:Total U.S. confirmed cases: 35,530Total U.S. deaths: 473Total global cases..
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is warning Medicare recipients that they can expect to be targets of assorted scams related to th..
During an interview on NBC’s “Today” show on Monday, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams warned that the coronavirus outbreak is poised to take a turn fo..
All the bad that comes with a crisis situation like the coronavirus pandemic has officially crossed the line in U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s mind...
In an effort to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Apple is donating “millions of masks” to health care workers in the United States and..
Without the swift implementation of support from the government, U.S. airlines may have to furlough workers. A coalition of U.S. airlines warned over t..
Mortgage rates are still cheap, but they’re not as cheap as they were just a couple of weeks ago. After touching record lows, rates have moved sharply high..
In an effort to prop up the U.S. economy, promote employment, and stabilize prices during the COVID-19 upheaval, the Federal Reserve is pulling the trigger..
A new study conducted by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine explored how mothers’ breast milk could help protect their premature inf..
A new study explored the trends behind fatal drunk driving accidents across the U.S, specifically when it comes to blood alcohol concentration (BAC). A..
Yokohama Tire Corporation is recalling 4,209 of the following tires: RY023 tires, size 255/70R22.5 16H (DOT date code 0320 and 0520 through 0620);..
General Motors is recalling about 1,909 model year 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500s & 3500s, and GMC Sierra 2500s & 3500s.The hood-latch striker wires ma..
Experts have been advising consumers to practice social distancing and double down on their hygiene practices due to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). B..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University:Total U.S. confirmed cases: 14.631Total U.S. deaths: 210Total global cases..
Taxpayers got an extra reprieve on Friday as U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that Tax Day was officially moving from April 15 to July 15...
Cruise lines were some of the first businesses caught in the eye of the coronavirus storm, but Carnival Cruise Lines is hoping to reverse course by offerin..
The U.S. State Department has advised all Americans to avoid traveling to other countries because of the coronavirus (COVID-19). On Thursday, it issued a L..
Another business has decided to shut its doors in the U.S. until the coronavirus outbreak is better contained. Kohl’s announced on Thursday that it would..
Recent studies have highlighted the health benefits associated with walking more, especially when it comes to heart health. Now, researchers from the A..
Gasoline prices have plunged in the last week as oil prices fell to financial crisis levels and coronavirus fears limited travel.The AAA Fuel Gauge Sur..
With many states struggling to effectively handle the opioid crisis, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Cincinnati sought to ident..
Mountain Rose Herbs (MRH) of Eugene, Ore., is recalling all sizes of its Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement.The product may be contaminated with Salm..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University:Total U.S. confirmed cases: 10,755Total U.S. deaths: 154Total global cases..
Since there’s not a lot of physical high-five’ing going on in the world right now because of the coronavirus pandemic, consumers might want to give a virtu..
If you need to get tested for the coronavirus (COVID-19), your health insurance plan probably covers it. If you don’t have coverage, the Trump administrati..
While much of the media coverage surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) says that senior citizens are at the greatest risk, new data from the Centers for D..
The Senate has given final approval to a package of aid to consumers and businesses to help them cope with the economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-1..
The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) is continuing to send shockwaves throughout the financial markets. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced on Wedn..
Though researchers have identified how a mother’s stress can influence their baby’s behavior, a new study conducted by researchers from Washington State Un..
While recent studies have explored the benefits of cultivating green spaces, particularly in urban areas, a new U.K.-based study revealed how creating comm..
If you -- like many others -- are practicing social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak by curling up and watching a streaming platform like..
Volvo Cars USA is recalling 121,605 model year 2019-2020 S60, V60, V60 Cross Country, S90L, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC40, XC60, and XC90 vehicles.Due t..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as reported by Johns Hopkins University:Total U.S. confirmed cases: 7324Total U.S. deaths: 115Total global cases:..
The Trump administration is considering a proposal to send every American a check to help them get through the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19..
Individuals and businesses who owe additional income tax for 2019 got a reprieve on Tuesday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin moved the deadline to pay fr..
Consumers may have a harder time getting their hands on certain items via Amazon over the next few weeks. In a statement issued Tuesday to third-party..
The coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis has quickly morphed into a financial crisis. Major sporting events have been canceled, bars and restaurants have c..
Uber and Lyft are suffering a double whammy thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. The news of the companies pausing their carpooling service coupled with few..
While many parents are conflicted when it comes to letting their infants “cry it out,” experts have found that the controversial method shouldn’t cause bab..
The damaging effects of the opioid crisis have been well-documented. New studies frequently show that addiction to this class of drugs can have deadly cons..
Acid reflux is a condition that can affect consumers young and old, but researchers found that popular medications to treat it could put children at an inc..
Ecoideas Innovation is recalling its own brand of Chocolate Cake Mix, Brown Rice Pancakes Mix and Buckwheat Pancakes Mix. The products may be contaminat..
After the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, U.S. airlines were grounded for several days and then saw a huge drop in business. The coronavirus (COVID-..
The White House is calling on Congress to give its OK to an economic stimulus package totaling nearly $850 billion in hopes of stemming the economic nosedi..
Leave it to scammers to combine two of the modern world’s worst scourges -- the coronavirus (COVID-19) and robocalls.YouMail, the call-screening app, r..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is revising more regulations to speed the development of test kits to detect the coronavirus (COVID-19).The new..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized new health warnings that will soon be required on all cigarette packaging and advertising. Th..
While recent studies have warned consumers about the health risks associated with consuming too much protein, a new study conducted by researchers from the..
There are countless benefits that come from infants sleeping well, but a new study suggests that not getting quality sleep can be detrimental to children’s..
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has opened an investigation after an in-flight episode involving one of Southwest’s Boeing 737 jets.As a resu..
Chrysler is recalling 33,237 model year 2018-2020 Jeep Wranglers and model year 2020 Gladiators with manual transmissions.The clutch pressure plate may..
Sentury Tire Thailand is recalling 6,188 of the following tires: Delinte DX11 tires, size LT275/65R20 with DOT date codes 3617 through 2219; Lionha..
Yamaha Guitar Group of Calabasas, Calif, is recalling about 86,700 Line 6 Relay G10 Digital Wireless Guitar Systems and USB charging cables sold in the U.S..
General Motors is recalling 20,352 model year 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s and GMC Sierra 1500s. The bolts used to attach the front and/or rear brake ..
Any vaccine to protect against the coronavirus (COVID-19) is many months away, but work has already begun.Researchers in Seattle -- the epicenter of th..
American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have put into place an additional suspension of long-haul international flights from the U.S. due to decreased demand..
Following days of reports of consumers buying weeks worth of groceries and snapping up supplies of toilet paper and bottled water, the White House has said..
Back in February, security researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk discovered a flaw within Apple devices that could allow hackers to view consumers’ co..
Google is among the American corporations that the White House has deployed as allies in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).Though Trump’s as..
Apple is quickly learning not to mess with France. On Monday, French antitrust officials ordered the tech company to pay a fine of €1.1 billion euros ($1.2..
There is no shortage of data regarding the ways that air pollution can negatively affect consumers’ health. Now, a new study has revealed how exposure to h..
Following a medical procedure, many patients are prescribed opioids to help reduce their pain. One recent study found that parents often prefer opioids to..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) banned three defendants from participating in any future telemarketing or debt relief practices last week over charges o..
Here we are -- March 2020. Spring break is on the way, and so is summer. While the coronavirus has things upside down at the moment, travelers can hope for..
To protect public health and lessen the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Disney Company has shut down both Disney World and Disneyland effective S..
The world of professional sports is competitive, but it seems that many of the top leagues were running in unison on Thursday in announcing the suspension..
As many consumers look to incorporate more physical activity into their day-to-day routines, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of So..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency approval for Roche Holdings AG to market a new test for the coronavirus (COVID-19) that report..
Young people seem to love the TikTok app, but two Republican lawmakers say it has no place in the U.S. government workplace.Senators Josh Hawley of Mis..
Intermittent fasting has recently gained traction for its ability to help consumers lose weight and achieve a healthier lifestyle, but a new study shows th..
Many consumers struggle with anxiety and depression, and now researchers from Ohio State University found one practice that may not be helpful for those co..
Sobeys is recalling Sobeys and Foodland brand Asian Vegetable Mix that may be contaminated with Salmonella. There are no reported illnesses associated w..
In the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, House Democrats have set in motion the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, legislation designed to reinforce..
Taxpayers won’t have to pay taxes they owe by the April 15th deadline, thanks to an emergency declaration from the White House.President Trump announce..
It’s official. After an 11-year run, Wall Street’s bull market is over.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended trading Wednesday down 20 percent from it..
For the first time ever, “March Madness,” the NCAA basketball tournament, will be played in nearly empty arenas to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (C..
Consumers who suffer a stroke can face many difficulties when it comes to rehabilitation. Loss of motor function, difficulty talking, memory loss, and even..
The cyber crime world took a major hit on Wednesday when Microsoft and a partnership team that spans 35 countries put the hurt on one of the world’s larges..
While recent studies have found how dangerous thirdhand smoke can be for children, a new study has found that the chemicals that come from thirdhand smoke..
While many consumers worry about hearing loss as they head into older age, a new study found that their four-legged friends can also struggle with hearing..
The merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is now facing less opposition from regulators. Officials from several states have accepted concessions from the two..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling one model year 2019 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive vehicle. A welded joint within the high-voltage battery main cell..
Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling H-E-B-brand Tuscan Herb Salad Kits. The product may contain peanut, wheat, soy and tree nuts, allergens not declared ..
Ford Motor Company is recalling about 5,800 model year 2019 Ford Rangers. The recalled vehicles had the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)..
Riding the wave of the coronavirus epidemic, hackers are also going viral with email campaigns containing fake HIV results and coronavirus-related informat..
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is one of the first government agencies to request that all of its Washington, DC personnel work from home as..
While the world around us is swirling with coronavirus-related news, there’s also reports that a new listeria contamination connected to enoki mushrooms ha..
On days when the stock market is plunging and on days when it’s soaring, stock traders want their trading platform to be rock solid. Unfortunately, the 10..
Consumers looking to buy firearms at Dick’s Sporting Goods retail locations will have a harder time as the year goes on. The retailer announced in an earni..
A common stereotype of writers, actors, and other creative types is that they tend to consume a lot of coffee and other caffeinated beverages. But while th..
While it’s not uncommon for consumers to be stressed when it comes to political concerns, a new study found that adults aren’t the only ones expressing wor..
While recent studies have explored different ways for parents to encourage healthy eating, including leading by example and getting kids involved during me..
As consumers’ thirst for carbonated beverages continues its decline, Pepsico, the maker of Pepsi and Mountain Dew, is moving to fortify its beverage portfo..
Giant Tiger Stores Limited is recalling Celebrate brand frozen profiteroles and eclairs. The products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The Public..
American Airlines and Delta Airlines announced Tuesday that they are making sweeping adjustments to scheduled flights in response to decreased travel deman..
It turns out that, yes, you can clean your smartphone with a disinfectant. Just be careful doing it.In this coronavirus (COVID-19) age, we’ve all gotte..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued warnings to companies trying to turn the coronavirus epidemic in..
The fallout from Facebook’s privacy breach resulting from Cambridge Analytica’s unauthorized use of member data is not over yet.The Australian governme..
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has sued Fifth Third Bank, charging its employees opened and charged fees to customers’ bank and credit car..
Having a baby is a life-changing event for a family, and that can be hard on both new mothers and their children. The authors of a new study published..
As Youtube continues to fight against the spread of misinformation, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania explored how t..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has agreed to a settlement with a credit repair company after filing a complaint that accused it of lying to consumers a..
While recent studies have explored how consumers’ buying habits can affect their happiness, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Tex..
With the unanswered question of how long the coronavirus (COVID-19) is going to be with us, many consumers are asking themselves an even more important que..
Both Uber and Lyft, who classify their drivers as independent contractors, are nonetheless offering them something normally available only to employees --..
Problems with high blood pressure are common among consumers who have trouble managing their diet or stress levels, but low blood pressure can be just as b..
As many healthcare providers warn against the risk of antibiotic resistance, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Manchester explore..
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) added another chapter to Boeing’s sleeplessness in Seattle on Monday, telling the aviation company that the wirin..
The federal tax-filing deadline is just over a month away, which means tax preparation activity is reaching a peak. Unfortunately, so are tax scams.A d..
For months, Amazon has been fighting the Department of Defense’s decision to award its JEDI government contract to Microsoft. Now, it seems that its demand..
Previous studies have revealed the risks associated with premature birth, but a new study conducted by researchers from King’s College London suggests that..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 2,101 model year 2020 CLA250s, CLA250 4MATICs & CLA35 AMG 4MATICs; model year 2020-2021 GLE350s, GLE350 4MATICs, GLE..
BMW of North America is recalling 550 model year 2020 X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, and X6 xDrive50i vehicles. The rear spoiler may detach. If the spoi..
Congress’ proposed $8.3 billion spending plan to combat coronavirus (COVID-19) is now official. President Trump approved the plan on Friday, and the checks..
Another cruise ship is suspected of being a hotbed of the coronavirus, codenamed COVID-19, and remains at sea after being refused entry to California’s por..
With an eye towards the safety of children and the curtailment of spamming and offensive content, Apple put developers on notice that it’s going to be taki..
Including plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet can help keep you healthy, but a recent study shows that one particular type of fruit could be more..
Recent studies have found how household cleaning products can negatively affect children’s health, and now a new study conducted by researchers from Ohio S..
It’s no secret that air pollution can greatly affect consumers’ health, but researchers from the European Society of Cardiology are declaring that the issu..
Gasoline prices followed oil prices lower this week as mounting fears of the economic fallout from COVID-19, the coronavirus, is causing a reduction in dem..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 8,572 model year 2016-2019 Audi TT Roadster Quattros and TT Coupe Quattros. The fuel tank may become damaged in..
The coronavirus looms no larger than in the travel world. According to a new poll released Wednesday by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the..
Wall Street has fretted that concerns about the coronavirus are affecting consumer behavior, in particular depressing the travel and hospitality industries..
The House has taken the first step in providing a huge infusion of money to cope with detecting and treating the coronavirus, codenamed COVID-19.By an..
Anthony Levandowski, the one-time Google engineer who helped develop self-driving cars, has been ordered to pay $179 million to his former company after go..
As experts continue to look for ways that consumers can avoid misinformation on the internet, researchers from MIT have looked at how efforts to label fals..
A new study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University explored how anxious spouses deal with jealousy when a new baby arrives. According to t..
Consumers who are overweight tend to be at greater risk of several different health complications. Now, researchers say that prostate cancer may be chief a..
Navy Federal Credit Union is ramping up the competition in the rewards credit card space by introducing four new credit card promotions this week. The card..
Toyota is expanding an earlier recall involving fuel pumps for a total of 1.8 million vehicles. The flowing model year and models are included: 20..
Chrysler is recalling 11 model year 2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks with four-wheel drive. A gear within the transfer case may not have been installed corre..
While predictions that coronavirus cases in the U.S. would “explode” have not yet come true, the outbreak has now claimed nine lives in the state of Washin..
For most consumers, elder fraud isn’t on their radar. But those with aging parents may know all about the scams that are being perpetrated -- investment s..
At a House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s hearing about airline passenger experience on Tuesday -- the first hearing on consumer protecti..
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reports that the number of homeowners seeking to refinance their mortgages last week surged by 26 percent, one of th..
While recent studies have explored how depression during pregnancy can affect expectant mothers’ physical health, a new study revealed how those same sympt..
Recent studies have explored how consumers’ diets can help improve their sleeping habits, but researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder say th..
A company tasked with selling a device used to treat chronic pain has agreed to pay $4 million to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over false claims that..
The bad news keeps coming for Johnson & Johnson.While facing mounting legal challenges over the alleged presence of asbestos in its talc-based powder p..
Nutrition Excellence Canada is recalling Nuts' N More brand Peanut Spread (Nature). The product may be contaminated with Listeria. No illnesses have ..
The coronavirus outbreak is rapidly escalating in many areas of the world, and many companies are advising workers to prepare to work from home to avoid in..
After its burgers, McDonald’s may be best known for its breakfast, which it started serving all day a few years ago.Now, rival Wendy’s has moved into t..
Parents of young children often try to get them involved in youth sports as a way to stay healthy and get exercise, but many of the snacks that are given o..
It’s not quite to the “as quick as you can say Jack Robinson” stage, but some Amazon customers will soon be able to get their deliveries in less than five..
For travelers forced to change plans due to the COVID-19 epidemic, many airlines are doing what they can from their end by offering fee waivers and flexibi..
Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed in recent years, an issue that has galvanized both Republicans and Democrats.Drug companies have defended the..
Most consumers don’t think twice about using printers, whether at work or at home, but a new study conducted by researchers from West Virginia University h..
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Nottingham suggests that consumers are more likely to drop foods high in sugar when making heal..
To try and stay ahead of the pack, AT&T; is pulling a new streaming option out of its hat, one that lets consumers finally break free of the satellite dish..
A new class action lawsuit is taking on Toyota saying that the brakes on various Prius and Camry Hybrid models are defective to the point of being a safety..
Vice President Mike Pence, the Trump administration’s lead official in monitoring and containing the coronavirus, says the stock market will bounce back fr..
Liberals and conservatives in Washington have spent the last decade arguing over the legality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This week..
The expectation that the coronavirus -- COVID-19 -- will spread around the United States has prompted some businesses to consider plans to encourage employ..
The majority of studies about sleep explore the consequences consumers could face if they don’t get enough sleep. However, sleeping too much can also be tr..
While recent studies have highlighted how tracking food can be an important component of weight loss, a new study has found that when consumers eat could b..
While a company called the American Immigration Center may seem to have a certain air of legitimacy, regulators at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) say t..
Verizon, AT&T;, T-Mobile, and Sprint could soon be facing stiff penalties for selling customers’ personal data and not protecting it from third parties...