Broad coalition of groups urges Energy Department to finalize water heater efficiency standards
STATEMENT: Kraft cheese recall points to larger problem with our food
STATEMENT: Google announces 10 years of tech support for Chromebooks
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STATEMENT: FTC accuses Experian of spamming customers
Release: Green School Guide helps back-to-school shopping parents avoid ‘expired’ laptops
Guide helps avoid expired Google Chromebooks which no longer receive software support.
Release: Eight newly expired Chromebook models still available on Amazon
Thirteen different Chromebooks recently lost support from Google, but eight are available for sale, including two listed as “new."
Back-to-school is a great time to teach teens, young adults about money
From P2P payments to scam texts, kids can run into trouble if they’re not careful
Statement: Gov. Moore’s new Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Pilot Program a welcome announcement
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore announced Tuesday that the state will provide $4 million in grants for Marylanders to retrofit their homes to make them more energy efficient.
Release: New Guide Helps People Avoid, Dispute Unnecessary Medical Bills
Resource directs patients through complexities of medical billing, empowers them to assert rights
NEW LIST: For CFPB’s birthday, the agency’s top 10 actions to protect consumers so far in 2023
In honor of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) 12th birthday on Friday, July 21, PIRG is releasing a list of the strongest actions the federal agency took in the first half of 2023 to protect U.S. consumers.
Statement: Amazon to phase out single-use plastic padded shipping bags
E-commerce leader reports reduction in plastic packaging
NEW REPORT: More than 5,000 phone companies ignoring robocall rules
Illegal phone calls that are nuisances, scams still tormenting Americans
CFPB fines Bank of America, shows how agency protects consumers
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Tuesday ordered Bank of America to return more than $100 million to customers who were illegally charged multiple “insufficient funds fees” for the same transactions, had credit card rewards points withheld, and had fake credit card accounts opened without their authorization.