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June 2013

Suggestions for great deals for dad on Father’s Day

With Father's Day coming up on Sunday, the time you have to shop for a gift for Dad is growing short. Although dads can be difficult to shop for, the good news is that there are many merchants discounting father friendly items in time for the holiday. On dealnews.com, analysts... Read more →


Personal growth, food, and retirement are the topics for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs

Tom Sightings at Sightings Over Sixty is the host for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs #312. The boomer blog roundup is a collection of like-minded blogs cooperating to share their best stories of interest to the Baby Boomer Generation. As most schools are closing for the summer, baby boomer... Read more →


Report raises concerns about overdraft costs on checking accounts

It’s difficult for consumers to anticipate and avoid overdraft costs on their checking accounts. Those are the findings of a report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which found wide variations across financial institutions when it comes to the costs and risks of opting in to overdraft coverage on debit... Read more →


Recall of the Week: Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen berries due to possible hepatitis A contamination

Townsend Farms Inc. is recalling certain lots of its frozen Organic Antioxidant Blend berries because they may be contaminated with hepatitis A virus. On June 3, Townsend Farms recalled all of the berries sold at Costco under the name Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 lb. bag, and UPC 0... Read more →


Family history, food, spirituality, retirement, personal development, and female sexuality are the topics for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs

Karen Austin of The Generation Above Me is the host for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs #311. The boomer blog roundup is a collection of like-minded blogs cooperating to share their best stories of interest to the Baby Boomer Generation. As we move into summer, boomer bloggers are writing... Read more →


Settlement requires health care credit card company to stop using high-pressure tactics for cards sold in providers’ offices

GE Capital Retail Bank and CareCredit LLC, its subsidiary, have agreed to a settlement that requires new protections for consumers who use CareCredit, a health care credit card that can carry an interest rate of more than 26 percent. Settlement terms The agreement requires a “cooling-off” period to give consumers... Read more →


Recall of the Week: Teavana glass tea tumblers due to laceration and burn hazards

Teavana is recalling glass tea tumblers, about 445,000 in the U.S, and 24,850 in Canada. The glass tea tumblers can break or shatter unexpectedly, posing a laceration and burn hazard, according to the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Teavana has received about 302 reports of the glass... Read more →