consumer issues

IRS Watchdog Warns of Massive Tax Scam

Thousands of Americans nationwide have been targeted by a phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be from the IRS and demand money for unpaid taxes, the IRS' watchdog says.

How to Survive a Credit Card Hack

In today's high-tech world, our personal financial information is rarely safe from hackers. And too many businesses fail to meet security compliance standards.

Judge: Hulu Must Face Privacy Lawsuit

Hulu fails to persuade a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the video streaming service of illegally sharing users' viewing history with Facebook and ComScore.

6 Do's and Don'ts of Gift Returns

If you have gifts to return and you want the process to go as smoothly as possible -- especially if you don't have a receipt -- here are some do's and don'ts to keep in mind.