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States Want Feds to Crack Down on Underage Drinking

FTC needs to limit alcohol advertising aimed at teens, attorneys general argue

States Want Feds to Crack Down on Underage Drinking FTC needs to limit alcohol advertising aimed at teens, attorneys general argue...

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Class Action Suit Claims Sony Was Negligent in PlayStation Hack

Sony failed to maintain adequate security to protect its customers, suit alleges

Class Action Suit Claims Sony Was Negligent in PlayStation Hack Sony failed to maintain adequate security to protect its customers, suit alleges...

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Pew Study Finds Banks Still Rake In Overdraft Fees

Calls for more transparent account disclosures

Despite changes in rules, many consumers are still paying bank overdraft fees...

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Suit Charges Nissan Covered Up Brake Defect Since 2004

Faulty sensor in ABS control unit endangers motorists, suit alleges

Suit Charges Nissan Covered Up Brake Defect Since 2004 Faulty sensor in ABS control unit endangers motorists, suit alleges...

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Sony PlayStation Network Hack Hits 77 Million Users

Crooks get a treasure-trove of data in one of the biggest hacks ever

Sony PlayStation Network Hack Hits 70 Million Users Crooks get a treasure-trove of data in one of the biggest hacks ever...

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ducduc Cribs Recalled

Fall and entrapment hazards

ducduc Cribs Recalled Fall and entrapment hazards...

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Consumers Still Find It Hard To Leave AOL

Court settlement was supposed to make it easier

After a 2007 court settlement, AOL was supposed to make it easier for members to cancel....

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New York Man Accused of Running a $12 Million Ponzi Scheme

Investors' money was supposedly invested in real estate, private mortgages

New York Man Accused of Running a $12 Million Ponzi Scheme Investors' money was supposedly invested in real estate, private mortgages...

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A Realtor's Plea To Banks: Please Make Loans

Sales rise in March, but are below year ago levels

Sales of Existing Homes rose slightly in March but remain anemic....

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Gold Hits $1,500 as U.S. Credit Rating is Questioned

“Rush to quality” set off by natural disasters, high oil prices, financial fears

Gold Hits $1,500 as U.S. Credit Rating is Questioned “Rush to quality” set off by natural disasters, high oil prices, financial fears...

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FDA Approves Drug to Treat Two Rare Disorders

Rituxan shown to help patients with blood vessel inflammation

FDA Approves Drug to Treat Two Rare Disorders Rituxan shown to help patients with blood vessel inflammation...

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Arthritis 'Miracle' Drug Caused Breast Cancer, Suit Charges

Abbott Labs accused of not adequately warning Humira users

Arthritis 'Miracle' Drug Caused Breast Cancer, Suit Charges. Abbott Labs accused of not adequately warning Humira users...

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Mystery Shoppers Find Problems With Paid Tax Preparers

Studies find shoddy work, high fees, problems with refund anticipation loans

Mystery Shoppers Find Problems With Paid Tax Preparers. Studies find shoddy work, high fees, problems with refund anticipation loans...

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'Jane Doe' Comes Forward in Match.com Case

Dating site says it will start screening for sex offenders

Match.com will reportedly begin screening for sex offenders among its members....

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Scam Alert: Don't Pay to Join Mortgage 'Relief' Lawsuits

Watch out for lawyers promising guaranteed results, big damage awards

Scam Alert: Don't Pay to Join Mortgage 'Relief' Lawsuits. Watch out for lawyers promising guaranteed results, big damage awards...

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Woman Sues Match.com After Her Date Allegedly Raped Her

Suit seeks an injunction requiring the dating site to check its members' backgrounds

Woman Sues Match.com After Her Date Allegedly Raped Her. Suit seeks an injunction requiring the dating site to check its members' backgrounds. ...

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Why Do Credit Card Companies Lower Your Credit Limit?

Ideally, creditors like you to keep your balance at 30 percent or below your limit

Trying to pay down your credit card balance can result in your credit limit being reduced....

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Match.com Reportedly To Start Screening For Sex Offenders

Dating site sued last week by member who said she was sexually assaulted

Match.com will reportedly begin screening for sex offenders among its members....

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States Wary Of Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Machines

Arkansas moves to outlaw them

States are concerned about consumers making their own cigarettes, as it will cut into tax revenue....

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Suit: Wells Fargo Forced Borrowers to Take Out Too Much Insurance

Bank overcharged home-loan customers for insurance, then pocketed the commissions, suit charges

Suit Charges Wells Fargo Forced Borrowers to Take Out Too Much Insurance. Bank overcharged home-loan customers for insurance, then pocketed the commissions...

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How To Avoid Buyer's Remorse

Researching a purchase provides peace of mind, researcher says

By researching a major purchase, a researcher says consumers are more likely to avoid buyer's remorse....

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Consumers Continue To Voice Frustration With Maytag

Some consumers want their old appliances back

Consumers continue to report problems with Maytag washers and dryers, refrigerators and dishwashers....

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New AstraZeneca Thyroid Cancer Drug Approved

Vandetanib treats patients who aren't eligible for surgery

New AstraZeneca Thyroid Cancer Drug Approved. Vandetanib treats patients who aren't eligible for surgery...

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TSA's Behavior Profiling Lacks Scientific Basis, GAO Finds

Individuals implicated in six terrorist plots made their way through checkpoints, report says

TSA's Behavior Profiling Lacks Scientific Basis, GAO Finds. Individuals implicated in six terrorist plots made their way through checkpoints, report says ...

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Jury Duty Scam Resurfaces

Caller claims you failed to appear and says a warrant has been issued

Jury Duty Scam Resurfaces. Caller claims you failed to appear and says a warrant has been issued...

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JK Harris Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Texas Charges

State says firm misrepresented its ability to help taxpayers

JK Harris Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Texas Charges. State says firm misrepresented its ability to help taxpayers....

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Colorado Suit Claims Multi-State Mortgage Modification Scam

Company accused of exploiting desperate homeowners

Homeowners should not believe a private company changing an advance fee can help them obtain a mortgage modification....

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Five Newly-Discovered Genes Linked To Alzheimer's Risk

Could speed development of preventive measures

Genetic research has proved promising in efforts to prevent Alzheimer's disease....

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Car Prices Rise as Inventories Slump

The effects of the Japanese earthquake are just beginning to reach U.S. shores

Car Prices Rise as Inventories Slump. The effects of the Japanese earthquake are just beginning to reach U.S. shores....

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Feds Green Lights Artificial Food Colors

FDA advisory panel doesn't recommend hyperactivity warning labels

An FDA advisory panel says there is no evidence food dyes cause hyperactivity in children....

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Feds: Radioactivity From Japan 'Miniscule'

Consumers get more radioactivity from watching TV than from Japanese nuke plants

Feds: Radioactivity From Japan Miniscule. Consumers get more radioactivity from watching TV than from Japanese nuke plants...

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Dish Network Among Bidders for Bankrupt Blockbuster

Satellite TV network is a consumer complaint magnet

Dish Network Among Bidders for Bankrupt Blockbuster. Satellite TV network is a consumer complaint magnet....

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