To help you make the best choices for your Black Friday shopping, you need to know what to buy and what not to buy. Even on the biggest sales holiday of the year, not every deal is a good deal.
Children could be more susceptible to certain toy-related hazards because they are likely to be at home more due to the pandemic, the U.S. PIRG Education Fund warns. It can be a difficult task, trying to keep kids of different ages busy with safe activities they can perform without supervision.
With the pandemic, many local holiday markets and craft fairs have moved online. Scammers are creating phony copycat events that charge for admission and steal your credit card information.
Our governor, Jay Inslee, shut down many of Washington state’s activities again Monday to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. One of the recommendations? Cancel Thanksgiving plans.
Ring is recalling about 350,000 2nd generation video doorbells in the United States and about 8,700 in Canada. The video doorbell’s battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards. Ring has received 85 incident reports of incorrect screw installation with 23 of...
One of President Donald Trump’s big goals when he was elected was to cut regulations and reduce the size of the federal government. Trump claimed when campaigning that regulations were harmful to American businesses and Wall Street.
Predatory lenders will take advantage of new federal rule allowing higher interest rates, consumer group says
The True Lender Rule, which questions the power of state governments to regulate interest rate limits, will unleash predatory lending in 50 states. The rule, approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, would protect predatory, nonbank lenders from state enforcement.
On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have served in the nation’s Armed Forces. If you’re considering donating to help veterans, make sure the charity or nonprofit you select is reputable.
It’s bad science to give out incomplete covid-19 vaccine study results by press release, consumer group says
Pfizer and BioNTech said Monday that the first interim analysis of data from phase 3 of the companies’ experimental covid-19 vaccine shows that it’s more than 90 percent effective. Until FDA reviews trial results, enthusiasm for the interim must be tempered.
Like many Americans, I’ve been anxious about the 2020 election. I’m glad the votes were carefully counted and the media was patient in calling a winner. Usually, I go to political events in my community, and I’m able to get political buttons for my collection.