| by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

There are lessons for pre-schoolers, pre-teens, high schoolers and certainly, young adults going off to college or moving out.

 | by
Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Here are the steps to getting a written good faith estimate before receiving scheduled medical care. 

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Illegal robocalls seem to be declining a smidgeon as more phone companies install federally mandated technology to block spoofed calls and detect other scam calls. Here are some tips to live by and share with vulnerable friends or relatives.

 | by
R.J. Cross
Advocate, New Economy, PIRG; Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

Smartphones and the Internet are incredible tools - but they come at a cost. Your data is often collected, sold and shared with a huge number of third party companies, often without you realizing it. Here's how to limit what data is collected on you and how it's used. 

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

One year after new law, robocalls are down and compliance is up, but skyrocketing robotexts are the latest problem

Many communities were cut off by highway projects. A new program aims to help.

High gas prices are not going anywhere soon, thanks to the supply shocks from the pandemic and the war in Ukraine. Some Americans might be able to switch to bikes or public transportation to avoid the worst of this crisis. But even for those in rural areas who cannot practically or safely make that switch, there are still alternatives.