Three years after a law made it illegal to charge a homeowner an up-front fee for help with a loan modification, companies are still trying to get homeowners to pay thousands of dollars for services they can get for free.
Thousands of pet owners nationwide are furious that the treats they believe sickened or killed their pets are still on store shelves, and now a well-known congressman is calling for an investigation into the FDA’s handling of the issue.
Smartphones, as sophisticated as any laptop or desktop computer, are also just as thorough in retaining all sorts of personal information that can be mined by others who buy a used phone.
Forget Tupperware parties, a clothing warehouse is popping up on wheels. It’s called the Blues Jeans Bar. The company shows up wherever consumers want. In this case, CBS5 caught the event at a Peninsula bar hosted by the Burlingame Mothers’ Club.
For a family grieving over the loss of a loved one, it doesn’t help when a cellphone company goes after the person’s estate for service that’s been canceled.
The health care giant late last year pledged to remove “chemicals of concern” from its baby products sold around the world. That change came after a large coalition of health and environmental groups began pressing J&J more than three years ago to make its personal care products safer.
California’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the California Student Aid Commission announced Tuesday.
A Brentwood family that has been fighting with Chrysler to fix their handicapped-accessible Dodge Caravan is finally getting some help from the car-maker after some calls from ConsumerWatch.
A mistake on your credit report can be costly. And experts say the best way to fix an error it by contacting the credit reporting agencies directly and informing them of the mistake – They’re required by law investigate within 30 days.
HARP 2.0, a more liberal version of the original Home Affordable Refinance Program, was unveiled in 2011. The new program started picking up steam just a few months ago, according to Rick Harper of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service.