| by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Here's how to keep your property, your pets and your wallet safe

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

We see hundreds of food recalls every year. Some lead to people being hospitalized or even dying. Consumers should consider what they can do to help protect themselves and their families by finding out about food recalls quickly.

 | by
Emily Rogers
Zero Out Toxics, Advocate

Today U.S. PIRG Education Fund and NRDC launched a campaign to urge Columbia Sportswear to eliminate toxic PFAS in their products and supply chain by 2024. The campaign will engage everyday consumers through a petition drive and mobilize the public impacted by PFAS contamination.

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

7 steps to take if your car is towed 

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

In recognition of Earth Day, here are some ways you can cut back on what you throw away and, in many cases, save money and protect yourself at the same time

 | by
Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate

Here’s what you can do to ensure that rising food prices don’t break your bank.

 | by
Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

In response to a tidal wave of unfair marketplace practices, the CFPB asked the public to submit comments on the impact of junk fees on their lives. Some 2,500 comments later, consumers have described the pain points caused by unfair junk fees.

Cover graphic courtesy Student Borrower Protection Center, used by permission