Memorial Day sales have begun, even though stores aren’t operating like they usually do due to the pandemic. Shop online for safety or pick up items you’ve ordered from local retail stores. Many states have opened retail stores, including Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Iowa.
After Consumer Reports’ evaluation, Cisco sheds light on the videoconferencing platform Webex’s privacy and terms-of-service policies
Epson is recalling about 314,000 power adapters sold with Epson scanners in the U.S. and 25,000 in Canada. The power adapters can overheat, melt, and catch fire, posing burn and fire hazards. Epson is aware of 15 incidents worldwide.
Progressive Leasing will pay $175 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges it misled consumers about the price of items purchased through its plans. The company markets rent-to-own payment plans at more than 24,000 retail locations.
It’s January and it’s a famous month for getting lots of items on sale. However, every month of the year usually offers bargains. Here’s information from DealNews, a website listing bargains, so you can make a plan for saving throughout the year:
As usual, most of the end-of-the-year, round-up articles are about national issues or corporations. If consumers are mentioned, it’s usually about how they’re responding to some corporation. For the most part, it’s been a grim year for consumers.
I gave up on Black Friday years ago. I went with my daughter in Sacramento. It was my idea to go to the mall and get some great deals. However, we didn’t do any research, so we didn’t “happen into” anything great. I told her on my next visits, I’d rather go for a hike.
The cold of fall is beginning to grip most areas of the country and winter will be here soon. If you’re thinking about your energy bills, it’s time to take action. The average household spends at least $2,200 on energy, and that at least half of that is for heating and cooling the home.
It’s that time of year. The weather’s getting cold and the “chills” of Halloween are looming on the horizon. Bloggers are writing about health concerns, useless information on the internet, failure as a learning tool, and how we became a “Lord of the Flies” society.