Financial institutions increasingly are turning to voice biometric technology to screen calls for signs of fraud. Is your bank using it?
It many seem easy to put college tuition on a credit card -- especially a rewards card. But the convenience fees many schools charge make it a costly error.
WordSmart educational programs touted by Alex Trebek in infomercials don't do the job they claim to, the FTC has concluded.
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.
Citibank says the average refund is $85 under its modified Price Rewind program. And there are no catches. (Well, sort of.)
If you send a con man money via a Green Dot MoneyPak, it's just gone. But now, victims seeking help are being fleeced again by fake customer service sites.
Thanks to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, you can make nuisance telemarketers pay you $500 to $1,500 for each illegal call or text spam you receive.
Apparently, the FDA had to tell the folks at the Well Luck Co. fortune cookie factory that it's not the Year of the Rat. The factory was infested with them.
A new telemarketing scam, timed for Medicare open enrollment, targets seniors with offers of free stuff.
Hidden or secret warranties covering some car defects can save you thousands of dollars, Consumer Reports concludes. You just need to uncover them.
Be skeptical about most add-on services offered by credit card banks. Not only are the services rarely worth it, sometimes, they're not even provided.
People who want to drop some pounds can be willing to try some pretty nutty products. Even caffeinated panties. But fear not, America: The FTC has our back.
Harley is recalling more than 105,000 motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their clutches may fail, causing stopped bikes to potentially crash.
Several varieties of Bravo pet food sold nationwide have been recalled after some lots tested positive for salmonella, the FDA reports.
Con artists are calling taxpayers, claiming to be from the IRS, and threatening victims with jail and seizure of property in an attempt to defraud them.
Apple has suffered from a series of PR problems of late: The "Fappening"; the U2 iTunes giveaway nobody wanted; the glitchy iOS 8 update. And now Bendgate.
A Texas meat processing plant recalls 23,100 pounds of beef trimmings products for possible contamination with E.coli bacteria, the federal government says.
Apple releases a new software update after some users of its new iPhone 6 complained of call service disruptions due to a previous update.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 350,000 cars and SUVs to fix ignition switches that could unexpectedly shut off the engines.
Crylamide is a byproduct of coffee bean roasting. It's also a carcinogen, and in California, foods containing carcinogens require warning labels.
Mars Chocolate North America has announced a voluntary recall of its M&M's Milk Chocolate Theater Box for possibly containing undeclared peanut butter.
As the saying goes, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Here's how to avoid the counterfeits while shopping online.
You're already worried about your identity being stolen, or even your kids' data. But now you have to worry about your dead relatives' ID data too.