Presidents’ Day is a good day to think about government and what you can do as a citizen to be involved and help it work as effectively as possible. For decades, I’ve been a member of the League of Women Voters, an organization who’s purpose is to educate citizens so that they can become informed participants in government.
Fanim Industries is recalling about 70,000 Harbor Breeze Santa Ana ceiling fans. The fan’s blade holders can break allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan, posing an injury hazard to consumers. The firm has received 210 reports of the fan blade breaking or ejecting from the fan.
Americans love to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The page views on my blogs have been climbing since the beginning of February. Today, they’re reaching record numbers. Total holiday spending for the Valentine’s Day this year is expected to reach $27.4 billion.
If you’re ordering flowers for Valentine’s Day, be careful you don’t fall for a scam as a last-minute shopper. The Better Business Bureau has received numerous reports from shoppers who turned to online florists for last-minute orders.
Consumers reported losing $201 million to romance scams in 2019 – up nearly 40 percent since 2018. Romance scammers prey on consumers who are looking for love, converting what feels like a budding relationship into an ask for money to help the scammer get out of some manufactured crisis.
Shoppers plan to spend more than $27.4 billion on Valentine's Day this year. That makes Valentine’s Day the second most expensive holiday on the calendar for U.S. consumers. About 31 percent of people expect their Valentine to spend at least $50 on a gift.
A federal judge approved the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint Tuesday, ignoring complaints from 14 government agencies and consumer advocates that the merger will harm competition and result in higher prices.
Sometime it takes strength to be human. As we brave the cold weather and wait for spring, baby boomer bloggers are writing about difficult topics. They include:
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling about 222,207 model year 2014-2019 Ram ProMasters vans equipped with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine. The transmission shifter cable could separate, disconnecting the transmission shifter from the transmission, which could result in the inability of the driver to shift the transmission.
It makes me so happy when the Academy Awards are over. Then, I can stop watching violent movies. So this year, although there were some great movies, the majority still were overly violent and largely male oriented.