Before you pull out your smartphone to bank, understand your security risks and how you can avoid them.
Wary of Craigslist buyers and sellers? These websites and apps moderate their groups so you can buy and sell items with less worry.
The National Consumers League said it has seen a sharp rise in pet adoption scams. Families are losing lots of money and never getting their pet.
The Humane Society of the U.S filed a complaint with the FTC that Neiman Marcus continues to sell products with real fur falsely labeled as faux.
A Minnesota man lost his house in a fire but not his cable service. Comcast wouldn't cancel it for a week because he didn't have his account number.
Road salt damaged brake lines on Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC pickups and SUVs, a federal agency concludes, urging people to wash undercarriages regularly.
Act fast, since criminals will often use your personal information again. Start by reporting it to the IRS, the three credit bureaus and other agencies.
Trader Joe's says it has received no reports of consumers getting sick after eating the walnuts, which were sold nationwide.
Discount stores use a variety of techniques to make themselves seem cheaper than they really are. Here's what to watch out for next time you go shopping.
The scam started with a 30-second political survey that segued into a call pitching cruises, hotels, excursions and other travel packages.
A lawsuit claims that Beneful dry dog food, which contains propylene glycol and mycotoxins, injured and killed thousands of dogs.
Bring back one too many items, and you could be banned for shopping there again. In fact, one firm tracks serial returners for some big retailers.
The privacy of 100 million living rooms shouldn't be up for grabs, as Samsung's surprisingly honest yet disturbing disclaimer makes clear.
At least eight recalls involve cumin-flavored soups, meats, Tex-Mex items, Indian dishes and other foods with unlabeled amounts of peanut protein.
Activation locks (also called kill switches) allows users to remotely deactivate their phones, effectively destroys their resale value if they are stolen.
Whether you're prone to impulse purchases, analysis paralysis or just can't pass up a sale, use these 10 questions when to solve a spending decision.
Here are the telltale signs to watch for and steps you can take to reduce the chances of the seniors you love of being taken advantage of.
It’s illegal to robocall a cellphone without permission, but banks want to change that so they can notify you of a breach or fraud. Is this a good thing?
Consumers who paid for unlimited plans with TracFone, TraceFone, Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile or Telcel America can file for refunds.
Dollar stores lure us in with rock-bottom prices. Sometimes you get what you pay for, but often the things they sell are good products at a big discount.
Frauds involving online sales generated the most complaints in 2014 to the National Consumers League.
Ikea's Vyssa mattresses -- the Vackert, Vinka, Spelevink, Slöa and Slumm models -- create a gap that's too wide between the mattress and the crib.
After an industry board reviewed a competitor's complaint, Procter & Gamble has agreed to stop some claims for the Swiffer Sweeper.
Spark supplements didn't improve speech disorders, the FTC said. NourishLife and its owner face a $3.68 million judgment but can only pay $200,000.