“We don’t attack those negative messages. We just have to profoundly overwhelm the senses with the positive messages — in addition to showing them the spot on your arm where you got the shot.”

27 states have introduced or carried over Right to Repair legislation so far this year

After 20 deaths and numerous cases of blindness and other injuries and illnesses last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in February for all alcohol-based hand sanitizers imported from Mexico.

How to avoid textile “wish-cycling” and why clothing companies need to bear responsibility for the waste crisis their products create.

You have six weeks to file your income tax return for 2020. Every year, it seems there are more issues to watch out for. 

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Some of your friends or relatives have received two COVID-19 relief/ stimulus payments in the past year. And a third may be on the way soon. If you haven’t received anything yet and believe you should have, don’t fret.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Freezing your files protects you not just from someone fraudulently opening a credit card or applying for a loan in your name. It also can prevent someone from accessing your tax records with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or opening a Social Security account using your information or potentially launching a slew of other problems. 

My first-hand, step-by-step guide to freezing your credit reports.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

One in 20 people was a victim in 2019. Account takeovers, which involve a criminal gaining access to an existing account, soared by 72 percent in 2019.