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Don't travel for Thanksgiving, officials advise, but if you're traveling anyway, here are the safest states

Families often gather for Thanksgiving, but this year, due to the pandemic, things are different. In order to minimize virus transmission and promote safety, families and friends should choose smaller, separate dinners connected by video calls, whether by choice or because of state regulations. Read more →


Bloggers discuss hard times, venturing out, Big Data, and natural hair

Next week we’ll have Halloween, then a few days later, it’s finally Election Day. Halloween can be spooky. Let’s hope the election isn’t. Meanwhile, bloggers in our blogging group continue to write informative, thoughtful articles. They include: Read more →


Despite the dark cloud of the pandemic, bloggers keep active and involved

Although the world may seem dark right now with covid-19 now infecting even the president of the United States, we need to keep using caution and protecting ourselves. Stay home as much as possible, order groceries for pickup, and wear a mask. For the bloggers in our writing group, life goes on. Read more →


Covid-19 complaints flood FTC, other agencies as cases of coronavirus mount

Consumer coronavirus complaints to the Federal Trade Commission have grown to more than 200,000, with more than $140 million in fraud losses. Since the coronavirus outbreak began, the top complaint categories are online shopping, travel, credit cards, banks and lenders, and credit bureaus. Read more →


Many Americans think the threat of covid-19 will continue for months, survey shows

Most Americans are still concerned about the spread of covid-19 in their communities – and they expect the pandemic to continue to be a concern into 2021, a Consumer Reports survey shows. A majority of Americans – 78 percent – remain concerned about the continued spread of covid in their area over the next month. Read more →