NY Times Wirecutter Staff Prepares to Strike

NY Times Wirecutter Staff Prepares to Strike
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Reviewers write jaunty reviews about products but grumble about their pay

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Internet
Imposter Scam Calls Again Top FTC's Consumer Complaint List

Imposter Scam Calls Again Top FTC's Consumer Complaint List
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Most American adults are on the list, but with little apparent effect

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Scams
Do You Have What It Takes To Retire Overseas?

Do You Have What It Takes To Retire Overseas?
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There’s more to choosing an overseas retirement location than the cost of living. How are you going to spend your time? And how flexible are you really?

Shellie Karabell
Homeowners
Name-Only Matching Not Enough for Credit Reporting Agencies, CFPB Cautions

Name-Only Matching Not Enough for Credit Reporting Agencies, CFPB Cautions
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Too many people have the same name, often resulting in reporting errors

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Money
Pawn Lenders Overcharged Military Consumers, Complaint Alleges

Pawn Lenders Overcharged Military Consumers, Complaint Alleges
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Loans to service members are capped at 36% but the law is often ignored

News Desk
Scams
Student Debt Scheme Netted $31 Million, Feds Charge

Student Debt Scheme Netted $31 Million, Feds Charge
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Payment processor collected money for phony debt relief programs, FTC alleges

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Money
Feds Plan Stronger Safety Rules for Window Blind Cords

Feds Plan Stronger Safety Rules for Window Blind Cords
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Children die quickly and silently in window cord strangulations

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Homeowners
Don't Drive Much? Consider Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance

Don't Drive Much? Consider Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance
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Consumers who don't drive much could save hundreds of dollars per year

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Cars