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March 2020

Digital wireless equipment for electric guitars by Yamaha recalled due to fire and injury hazards

Yamaha is recalling about 82,000 line 6 relay G10 digital wireless guitar systems and USB charging cables in the United States and about 4,700 units in Canada. The lithium-ion battery can overheat and the battery cover can separate with force,  posing fire and injury hazards. Read more →


Federal financial agency charges Fifth Third Bank with opening unauthorized accounts and signing consumers up for unapproved products and services

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit in Illinois Monday against Fifth Third Bank, one of the largest banks in the Midwest. The CFPB alleges that for several years Fifth Third, without consumers’ knowledge or consent, added services consumers didn't approve. Read more →


Baby boomers have coronavirus on their minds

Two weeks ago, I went to my local co-op to stock up on food due to the possible need to stay home due to the COVID-19 outbreak. I bought two weeks’ worth of food. Then, I heard that older people may need to stay home for more than two weeks. So I set out for Costco for a shopping trip. Read more →