Consumer

Rust on a Nissan Altima. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Lawsuit Accuses Nissan Of Hiding Altima Rust Problem

Frustrated owners of Nissan Altimas hope they can get their money back for costly rust repairs by filing a class-action lawsuit.

WBZ-TV–04/27/2015

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Lean Year For New England Cod Ahead As Shutdown Looms

Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America’s colonial past: New England cod.

04/26/2015

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Nylabone Recalls Dog Chews For Salmonella Risk To Pets, Owners

Pet owners should be on the lookout for certain treats that could pose a danger to both dogs and people.

04/26/2015

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I-Team: Department Store Deceiving Customers With Fake Gems?

Some customers are being led to believe they are buying real rubies rather than simple colored stones.

WBZ-TV–04/24/2015

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Trek Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bicycles For Lever Problem

A popular bicycle maker is recalling nearly 1 million bikes for a problem that could seriously injure riders.

04/22/2015

Power crews work to restore electricity. (WBZ-TV)

State Ends Practice Of Recalculating Energy Bills

State utility regulators have eliminated a rule that required electricity suppliers to recalculate the bills of customers when they switch from their basic service to a competitor.

04/14/2015

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Here’s The Best New Reason To Wash Your Car Often

If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.

04/09/2015

Sabra Classic Hummus (WBZ-TV file photo)

Sabra Hummus Products Recalled Amid Listeria Concerns

Stop & Shop is pulling some cases of a popular brand of hummus off the shelves after it was recalled for potential listeria contamination.

04/09/2015

Internal Revenue Service (WBZ-TV)

How To Avoid An IRS Tax Audit

We all have to pay taxes but it turns out we have some control when it comes to staying under the IRS radar and avoiding an audit.

WBZ-TV–03/30/2015

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Boston Babysitters Among Highest Paid In Country, Survey Says

Hiring a babysitter for a night out costs Boston parents more than just about anywhere else in the country, a new survey finds.

03/25/2015

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Best Flowers For Your New England Garden

When the seasons change in New England, and winter finally fades into spring, it’s time to think about beautifying your yard. A visit to the local nursery can be overwhelming, with so many beautiful blooms to choose.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

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Hot Holiday Toys For 2010

A look at some of the hot toys for the 2010 Holiday Season.

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Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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