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Nelson and Lauki dressers and cabinets are being recalled by Herman Miller due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

Herman Miller is recalling about 2,700 Nelson and Lauki dressers and cabinets in the U.S. and about 120 in Canada. The recalled dressers and cabinets are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards. Read more →


Four-drawer chests are being recalled by Prepac due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

Prepac is recalling about 21,000 four-drawer chests. The recalled chests are unstable and can tip over if they aren’t anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. No incidents or injuries have been reported. Read more →


Progressive Leasing to pay $175 million to FTC to settle charges it deceived consumers about prices

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. Read more →


Portable generators are being recalled, again, by American Honda due to fire and burn hazards

American Honda is recalling about 340,000 Honda EB2200i, EU2200i, and EU2200i companion and EU2200i camo portable generators. About 200,000 units were recalled in 2019. The portable generator’s inverter assembly can short circuit when exposed to salt water. Read more →


KULLEN 3-drawer chests recalled by IKEA due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

IKEA is recalling about 820,000 KULLEN 3-drawer chest in the United States and about 150,000 in Canada. The recalled chest is unstable if it isn’t anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards that could result in death or serious injuries to children. Read more →


An accessory incline sleeper included with baby beds is being recalled by Kolcraft due to the risk of suffocation

Kolcraft is recalling about 51,000 inclined sleeper accessories included with its cuddle ‘n care 2-in-1 bassinet and preferred position 2-in-1 bassinet. Infant fatalities have been reported with other manufacturers’ products, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side, or under other circumstances. Read more →


Harbor Breeze Santa Ana ceiling fans are being recalled by Fanim Industries due to injury hazard

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. Read more →


Baby boomer bloggers keep chugging on even in tough times

It’s been a tough week. I had to organize the hundreds of photos I took at the National Women’s History conference in early January, which meant I lost time writing my book, “Follow the Money: My Life as a Financial Journalist.” Read more →


Guide to getting bargains throughout the year

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: Read more →