Getting car problems fixed can be a major headache, especially if you feel like you’re getting the runaround. Consumer Investigator Caresse Jackman provides tips on what you can do if you’re stuck with a “lemon.”
The real estate market is tough right now whether you’re looking to buy or build. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa speaks to a real estate investing expert about the pros and cons of building a new home.
Parents, educators, and elected officials agree that investing in school-based prevention efforts could help curb the rising rate of youth drug overdoses. The well-known D.A.R.E. program is one likely choice, but its effectiveness is in question.
Understanding the difference between a traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k) can have a big impact on your wallet. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa talks to an expert from Bankrate about the differences between them.
The cost of some goods and services is outpacing some people’s income, putting an extra strain on single-income families. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa shares four money moves to help single income families brighten their financial future.
Xfinty recently issued security alerts about scammers posing as the company to try and steal your money. Consumer Investigator CaresseJackman spoke with the Better Business Bureau about the warning signs of this scam.
It can happen in a split second and a thief nabs your purse or wallet. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa goes over the five things you should never carry on your person to protect yourself from identity theft.
Experts are urging parents to protect their children against identity theft. Consumer Investigator Caresse Jackman speaks to the Evidence Based Cyber Security Group on ways to protect kids from online con artists.
The White House says Americans spend almost $65 billion per year in junk fees. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa talks to an expert from Bankrate about what these fees are and what you can expect to see over the next year.
When someone passes away, we typically think about handling their physical assets. But what happens with their social media presence and other digital assets? Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa talks to Trust & Wills about digital estate planning.
By Jill Riepenhoff, Jamie Grey, Lee Zurik, Austin Hedgcoth and Conner Hendricks
Every year, the CPSC finds thousands of everyday household products for sale online or arriving at shipping ports that fail to meet federal safety standards. It is illegal to sell products in the U.S. that have been banned, recalled or failed to meet federal safety standards.
The average person has around $187 dollars’ worth of unused gift cards just laying around. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa finds out how much money is going unspent and talks to an expert from Bankrate about how this could help you combat inflation.
With student loans restarting soon some employers are now helping employees tackle their debt. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa talks to the CEO of Dolr, a site that helps people pay down their debt.
Job burnout is real, causing many to look for a reprieve from the hustle. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa talks to the founder of Money & Mimosas about taking a break from work via mini retirements.
By Daniela Molina, Rachel DePompa and Payton Romans
Hospitals across the country are supposed to post their prices online to make it easier for consumers to shop around and choose the best option. But more than two years after federal transparency rule went into effect, consumers still have trouble finding prices on hospital websites.
People are itching to get out and travel after the pandemic, but the vast majority of travelers are experiencing issues. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa talks to Bankrate about what you can do to make your trips a little smoother.