Although Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1914, Father’s Day didn’t become an official holiday until 1966. The idea for Father's Day is attributed to Sonora Dodd, of Spokane, Washington, who was raised by her father after her mother's death during childbirth.
Sport avalanche transceivers are being recalled by Black Diamond due to loss of communication that could lead to injury or death
Black Diamond is recalling about 66,100 sport avalanche transceivers in the U.S. and about 12,500 in Canada. Black Diamond has received 65 reports of the transceiver modes switching unexpectedly while in use. One death and a skier who was caught in an avalanche and injured were reported.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action Tuesday against an online debt-settlement company for taking advantage of consumers, failing to disclose its relationship to creditors, and steering consumers into high-cost loans offered by affiliated lenders.
Equal Pay Day is on March 24 this year, a date that marks how far into the year women need to work to earn the same as men did in the previous year. It was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men's and women's wages.
Just because a toy is being sold doesn’t mean it’s safe. For each of the last five years, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has documented that U.S. hospital emergency departments treated about 225,000 and 250,000 children with toy-related injuries every year.
These days, I’m still not going out much. I pick up groceries from my local food coop weekly and order everything else. However, we’re having socially distance, outdoor events to celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote.
Problems with car sales and repairs and home improvement and construction once again topped the list of complaints reported to state and local consumer agencies across the country, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America.
I hope your Mother’s Day is going well. For about the last 10 years, I’ve spent the month of May in Madrid with my daughter. This year is different. Although I bought a ticket, it soon became apparent as the pandemic unfolded that I wouldn’t be able to go this year.
Gift cards are a popular, convenient gift for the holidays. This holiday season, more than half of Americans plan to buy gift cards. They’ll purchase an average of four gift cards worth about $49 each. Spending on gift cards is expected to reach $29.9 billion.
Daughters are about the best thing that a mom can get. I was lucky and got two of them. I love celebrating Mothers' Day with my daughters and grandchildren. I like having the special day to remember how fortunate I am to have them and all the memories that we've...