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December 2019

Americans resolving to pay off debts and save money in 2020, survey shows

The New Year is approaching fast, and money continues to be America’s top concern with almost 99 million people planning to make a financial resolution for 2020. A survey found the No. 1 financial resolution for men is to save more and for women to pay off debt. Read more →


Yes, boomers are doing O.K.

Carol Cassara of A Healing Spirit is still a Beatles fan, and, all these years later when she hears one of their songs, she’s instantly transported back to the 1960s. An image of a van, like the one in the photo, which was popular at the time, does the same thing. Read more →


Eight consumers sickened in three states from E. coli linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kits

State and federal agencies are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kits. The eight people infected are from North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Read more →


Proposed model annuity regulation benefits industry, not consumers, consumer groups say

State insurance regulators on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ Life Insurance and Annuities Committee should reject a proposed industry friendly, anti-consumer annuity model regulation. They should create a true “best interest” standard of care. Read more →


University of Phoenix settles with FTC for $191 million over deceptive ads

The University of Phoenix and its parent company, Apollo Education Group, will settle for a record $191 million to resolve FTC charges that they used deceptive advertisements, which falsely described their relationships and job opportunities. Read more →