How to stop your credit card companies from taking your credit score away

Consumer credit scores are a valuable tool in getting approved for loans and mortgages, but they are a pain in the ass for many consumers.Now, a new tool from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may help ease that pain. The agency is working with the industry to develop a new scoring tool that will allow …

American Consumer Opinion: Is ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ a Better Sequel Than ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’?

America’s consumer opinion on “Avenger: Age Of Ultron” is split about evenly between the two films.A whopping 67% of respondents to an Aug. 16-18 poll say the sequel is “a better sequel than the first,” with the vast majority of respondents saying the sequel “works better than the original” (61%).Another 51% say the first is …

Consumer Reports announces refrigerators will now have a time limit to cool their contents

Consumers may be looking for more than a simple fridge in their life.As consumers become more educated about the cost of cooling their items, they may want to consider a refrigerators that allow them to choose when to use them.The National Consumer Council is pushing for a new refrigerators standard that would limit how long …

Consumer Cellular Outage: How It Affects Your Home & Business

Consumer Cellular outage affects your home & business.In this article, we’ll take a look at how you can keep your cell phone, tablet, and laptop connected, and what you can do to help restore your wireless network.1.What is Consumer Cellular?2.What are the Consumer Cellular Plans?3.What does Consumer Cellular have to do to be considered for …

Consumers will soon be able to use cell phone data to access data in other places, including in other countries.

Consumer Cellular Network’s new smartphone app, called Cellphone Data, is being designed to allow people in other markets to use the carrier’s data, such as in their own homes, in other locations and even to use other carriers’ data.Cellphone Data will work across carriers, so it can be used in the US and Canada, but …

The Best Buy’s “Terrible” Home Shopping Guide

Consumer Report is a publication of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and is part of the CPSC.The guide is designed to help consumers understand their consumer products and to make their shopping decisions.As the guide states, Consumer Reports is an authoritative source for information on consumer products.In this article, we’re going to look at the …