A California man’s state tax refund was heavily garnished over a parking ticket from a city he’s never been to, for a car he’s never owned.
One in six Starbucks customers now use mobile pay, many with auto-reload linked to their bank account, which automatically replenishes their Starbucks funds, when they get low. But hackers have managed to drain some customer’s account balances, and worse.
KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.
One in three Americans with private health insurance has been hit with a surprise medical bill, according to a new survey by Consumers Union. The study of 2,200 individuals also found consumers overall are confused when it comes to how to fight a surprise bill.
A lot of us are uploading, downloading and playing games, racking up a ton of data usage. But $555 in a single month? One local couple says it isn’t possible.
When you spend three quarters of a million dollars on a newly built home, you expect it to be picture-perfect. But some things you’re not going to notice until you move in. Even the problems you do notice may turn into a real headache to fix.
A growing number of websites and apps are now offering help with stress, anxiety and other common mental health issues.
It’s a huge pain to wait hours for a repair person who doesn’t show up. But California consumers can get paid, in the case of a no-show.
There’s a new effort to stop robocallers from harassing people. Consumers Union has started a grassroots campaign, calling on the phone companies to do more to stop auto-generated calls that go out to thousands of people at a time.
A bill meant to protect you from driving off the used car lot in a recalled car is one step closer to becoming law, but consumer groups are not happy.