If you get a prepaid card as payment, empty it at once so fees don't destroy its value
Colleges and universities are hardly the only large institutions who've found it lucrative to work with prepaid debit card companies: certain employers and even state governments do, too.
Despite promises, survey shows many victims don't get reimbursed
We hear a lot about consumers falling for online scams, having their credit and debit card accounts hacked and being victimized by other types of cyber-fraud. We rarely hear about what happens next.
FTC says the China-based app developer may be violating child privacy laws
In the letter, the FTC notes that it appears BabyBus' child-directed apps appeared to collect precise geolocation information about users. The letter notes that the company does not get parents’ consent before collecting children’s personal information, which would appear to violate the COPPA Rule.
Do you really think anyone will miss it?
Coca-Cola is ditching voice mail at its corporate offices. It's not a cost-saving measure, it's just intended to increase productivity, Bloomberg reports.
And penalizes speeders in 5 out of the 15 EZ Pass states
If you're enrolled in EZ Pass, take note: you won't be surprised to hear that in addition to collecting toll fees, it can also monitor your speed — and might punish you if you disobey the speed limits.
They want you to use their slow, expensive, inconvenient system
Big hotel chains are lusting to install devices that will block your smartphone's ability to work as your own personal broadband hotspots.
There's no evidence the products work, the FTC alleges
The FTC says the wart removal and weight loss claims made by DermaTend and Lipidryl were unsubstantiated and deceptive.
Notice the scam-warning bells ringing throughout this typical fake “FeDeX” notice
Watch out for fake “shipping notices” or “tracking messages” purporting to be from the post office, UPS, FedEx or other mailing-and-shipping companies.
Keeping it cooler inside saves fuel and burns more calories
Lets see if we can help take the heat off your bank account during these winter months.
Camouflage can work but it's important not to be stressed out
Dogs aren't any better than kids when it's time to take meds, but there are some ways to make giving a pill a little easier to swallow, both for you and your dog.
Here are the return policies of 5 major retailers
Different stores have different policies, so to help you sort through the process, here are the return policies for 5 major retailers: Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Toys R Us and Amazon.com.
Simply put, the towns are making too much money from traffic tickets
A civil suit filed by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster against 13 St. Louis County towns alleges they're in violation of state law restricting income from so-called speed traps.
But 'bath salts,' synthetic marijuana and laundry pods are rising fast
Prescription drugs are still the leading cause of poisonings in the U.S. but a new study finds that "bath salts," synthetic marijuana and laundry detergent pods are becoming common threats as well.
Genetics and airborne pollution seen as significant
Pregnant women exposed to high levels of fine particulate matter -- particularly during the third trimester -- may face up to twice the risk of having a child with autism than mothers living in areas with low particulate matter, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
Fear of punishment doesn't work
The best way to help your child tell the truth and be honest, is to not threaten them with punishment if they spill the beans and fess up. That's the primary finding of a study conducted at McGill University in Canada with 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.