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  1. Landings: National Consumer Empowerment Conference (2017)
    | May 16, 2017
  2. Press: Zombie debts are hounding struggling Americans
    Tens of thousands of people have received demands to repay alleged overpayments of government benefits – often decades old – plunging them into a Kafkaesque struggle against a faceless bureaucracy. | Oct 18, 2019
  3. Press: The dangers of social media ID theft
    A local teenager claims a fake profile uses her name and pictures and is doing real harm. When Facebook didn't take it down, she turned to Action 9 consumer investigator Todd Ulrich, who looked into… | Oct 18, 2019
  4. Press: Congress: Pay off student loans this way
    The College Affordability Act, new legislation which was introduced by House Democrats and would update the Higher Education Act of 1965, offers a simple promise: combat the rising cost of tuition and increase federal student… | Oct 18, 2019
  5. Press: How to stop the abuse of location data
    First, apps on mobile devices should not be allowed to ask for location data unless they offer the user a clear service that depends on that data. Second, a new privacy law must require greater… | Oct 17, 2019
  6. Press: New bill threatens jail time for companies that misuse consumer data
    The Mind Your Own Business Act, threatens to put top executives behind bars for up to 20 years if their companies are caught lying to authorities about having misused Americans' personal information. The legislation by… | Oct 17, 2019
  7. Press: United has a new tool to help you make tight connections
    United Airline says its tool ConnectionSaver has saved 50,000 missed flights. The ConnectionSaver tool uses new technology that automatically flags flights that can be held for connections and sends text messages to travelers with directions… | Oct 17, 2019
  8. Press: How to make sure a used car is safe
    Buying a used car is always a bit risky.  You don’t know how that vehicle was driven or maintained. It could be subject to an “open” recall — a safety problem identified by the manufacturer… | Oct 17, 2019
  9. Press: Chipotle offers free tutition to retain workers
    Chipotle pledged to cover upfront the tuition costs for 75 types of business and technology degrees — including programs at the University of Arizona, Southern New Hampshire University and Wilmington University — for employees who… | Oct 17, 2019
  10. Press: These California health insurance laws may affect you (Chinese)
    【大纪元2019年10月16日讯】州长纽森(Gavin Newsom)近日集中签署了系列新的法律,来看看加州新法对您生活的影响。 | Oct 16, 2019
  11. Press: Does your toothbrush have an app yet?
    New technology is creating some excitement in the formerly ho-hum world of dental care. | Oct 16, 2019
  12. Press: Uber, Lyft decline to appear before Congress
    The two companies have been under increased scrutiny over their treatment of drivers and their efforts to keep passengers safe, prompting a House subcommittee to call for the committee meeting. But the ride-hailing giants chose… | Oct 16, 2019
  13. Press: Your cell phone selfies could tell stalkers where you live
    High-resolution cell phone images can expose personal information few selfie-takers realize they are revealing. | Oct 16, 2019
  14. Press: Turf war blocked CFPB from fixing student loan forgiveness program
    Starting early last year, the nation's most powerful consumer protection agency sent examiners into companies that run student loan call centers to try to fix a troubled loan forgiveness program. But the Department of Education… | Oct 16, 2019
  15. Rss: SCAM GRAM: All tricks, no treats
    | Oct 15, 2019
  16. Press: Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15. Do a checkup on your coverage
    For many people, the Medicare open-enrollment process can be confusing with its alphabet plans. | Oct 15, 2019
  17. Press: Medicaid work requirements cost millions, achieve nothing
    This may have been overlooked in the torrent of recent news about the Trump administration’s assault on government norms, but its initiative to impose work requirements on Medicaid enrollees has had a tough couple of… | Oct 15, 2019
  18. Press: Is using credit card rewards to pay off your student loans a good deal?
    Student loan giant Sallie Mae SLM, +0.59%  is now offering three credit cards designed for the collegiate set — including one that lets people use their cash-back rewards to pay off student loans. But for… | Oct 15, 2019
  19. Press: Reconsidering advice in 3 popular personal finance books
    In times of economic stress, it is good to know the basics of personal finance. Many people turn to books for help, so we decided to go back and review three of the most popular… | Oct 15, 2019
  20. Press: The should-be solution to the student debt problem
    Income-driven repayment programs cover eight million borrowers, but they could be helping more if they were simpler and reached the people who needed them. | Oct 14, 2019
  21. Press: Five financial moves all gig economy workers should make
    As a gig worker, retirement savings are only one of the benefits that you are missing out on. For that reason, you need to be even more proactive with your money. | Oct 14, 2019
  22. Press: Why are people sleeping in stacked pods?
    Space-maximizing pod housing makes up a tiny part of the city’s overall housing mix, but it quietly is popping up in neighborhoods all around Los Angeles (and other big cities) right now. In the middle… | Oct 14, 2019
  23. Press: New approach to treating chronic pain includes more support
    Treating chronic pain requires more than the occasional appointment and prescription for medication or therapy. In recognition of that fact, the medical community is turning to other approaches, including increasing patient support and education and… | Oct 14, 2019
  24. Press: Medicare’s annual open enrollment period begins Oct. 15 with major change - 60M can change insurance (Chinese)
    聯邦醫療保險(Medicare)一年一度的開放登記期在15日展開,6000多萬名老年人可藉此改換或維持保險計畫,而專家敦促消費者注意有關的改變,尤其是聯邦醫療保險優良計畫 (Medicare Advantage)以及涵蓋處方藥的Medicare Part D。 | Oct 13, 2019
  25. Press: Is it worth paying for the annual credit card fee? Depends on your lifestyle (Chinese)
    若想省錢,支付信用卡年費看來似乎有悖常理,但在某些情況下可能值得;CreditCards.com產業分析師洛斯曼(Ted Rossman)表示,評估申請需付年費的信用卡是否值得,將取決於是否符合你的生活方式。 | Oct 13, 2019
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