Although dozens of people have said on Facebook that you can easily get the $125 from the Equifax data breach settlement, the answer is no, you can’t. When you go to the website, you need to list what activities you did related to the breach that cost you money.
A massive data theft at Capital One exposed personal information, including some Social Security numbers, of more than 100 million people. It’s the largest data theft from any bank. Consumers should freeze their credit reports for free to safeguard their financial security.
It’s summer and despite the heat in many areas, bloggers in our group are offering words of wisdom. They're writing about: Why you should do what makes you happy today, a summer day at the beach, why you need to keep practicing if you want to get better, and more.
Chang Type Industrial Co. is recalling about 258,000 Porter-Cable 10” table saws in the United States and 990 were in Canada. The motor can overheat, creating a fire hazard. Chang Type has received 61 reports of the table saw motors overheating and causing fires.
The Department of Justice said Friday it wouldn’t challenge the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. The approval comes as the two wireless companies have reportedly agreed to a divestiture plan to sell some of their assets to satellite TV company DISH.
Facebook to pay $5 billion for privacy lapses, but consumer groups say changes the company agreed to won’t solve its privacy problems
Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty, and submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure that will hold the company accountable for the decisions it makes about its users’ privacy, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges.
It’s summer and I’m beginning to get produce from my garden – strawberries, raspberries, lettuce, spinach, and a couple of summer squashes. I’m looking forward to cucumbers and green beans soon. As baby boomers power through the summer, they’re writing about:
Equifax has agreed to pay $575 million, and possibly up to $700 million, in a settlement with the FTC, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 states. The settlement alleges that the company’s failure to take steps to secure its network led to a data breach.
Lifetime Brands is recalling about 150,000 Fitz and Floyd Nevaeh white can mugs in the United States and 3,500 in Canada. The mugs can crack or break when used with or filled with hot liquids, posing burn and laceration hazards.
It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. Compound interest will help your savings grow over the years, so the earlier you start saving, the better. Almost half of Americans approaching retirement have nothing saved in a 401(k) or other individual account.