New FCC Rules Require Consent For Automated Telephone 'Robocalls'It's called the "Do Not Call Registry". But signing up your phone number doesn't always stop those unwanted robocalls and texts.
New Website Helps Massachusetts Consumers Use Vehicle Lemon LawBay State officials have launched an online service that's meant to help consumers get protection under the lemon law.
New 'Smart Card' Technology To Reduce Credit Card FraudIt's a small silver square sending a wave of ripple effects through retail - a small microchip on the front of credit cards that hopes to greatly reduce credit fraud.
Daily Talker: Is It Too Early For Kmart's Christmas Commerical?With more than 100 days until Christmas, Kmart launched its first ad for the holidays promoting its layaway program. Is it too early for a Christmas commercial?
Daily Talker: Scrapping Rewards Cards - Do You Buy The Sales Pitch?Shaw's and Star Market is scrapping its rewards cards program - promising "No card. No hassle. Everybody gets a great low price." The company says it will lower prices on thousands of items -- including milk, eggs and bread. Do you buy the sales pitch? Should other retailers follow suit?
Mass. Agencies Release Top Consumer Complaint ListOfficials from the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs, the Attorney General's Office, U.S. Postal Inspectors Office and Better Business Bureau announced each agency's top five consumer gripes for 2012 on Monday.
Red Vines Recalls Black Licorice PackagesThe makers of Red Vines licorice have issued a voluntary recall of all 16 ounce bags of black licorice twists labeled with a "best before" date of February 4th, 2013.
FDA Will Not Regulate Cruelty Free Labels On Cosmetic Products New surveys find most Americans oppose animal testing and look for the label that shows cosmetics and personal care products are "cruelty free."
Boston Bar Chain Settles Data Breach AllegationsA company that runs several popular Boston bars and restaurants has agreed to pay a $110,000 penalty to settle a lawsuit alleging it failed to protect customer credit and debit card information.
Purchased With A Card? Your Bank Is WatchingEvery time you use your credit card, your bank or credit card company is watching and taking notes.
Car Insurance Companies Top Consumer Complaints ListConsumer and business leaders outlined the top five consumer complaints in Massachusetts Wednesday.
Electronics: The New Blood Diamond?A human rights group shot video of young children in Eastern Congo mining minerals used to manufacture cell phones, lap tops, and computers.