Fears of Zika Could Put a Chill on Travel Plans

The mosquito-borne Zika virus is becoming a factor in many Americans’ travel plans, according to a new survey.

Travel agency Harbinger – which specializes in marketing to women – said that 80% of women surveyed said they will avoid travel to Zika-infected regions this winter.

Young women (aged 18-34…

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Dangerous Drivers -- Who May Not Even Know It

There are 47 million vehicles on the road with at least one unfixed safety recall, Carfax has found. Each one of these vehicles is at risk of an accident due to defects that can be fixed.

Worse yet, the number of un-fixed cars has increased.

In fact, there has…

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Money Troubles Hold Back Nearly Half of Would-Be Homeowners

Buying a home has always been a huge financial commitment, so it’s no surprise that many people believe that their finances aren’t yet up to the task.

However, it’s a bit surprising to learn that this is the case for 45% of the would-be homeowners recently…

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Hyundai Wins the 5-Year Cost-to-Own Contest Among Car Brands

Some cars start out cheap, but turn into real money pits as the years roll by. The true measure of value is the 5-year cost of ownership, which Kelley Blue Book keeps track of.

For new models, KBB’s 5-Year Cost to Own information takes into consideration depreciation…

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These Fan Heaters Could Catch On Fire

Colder winter temperatures have many of us reaching for portable heaters these days. So it’s important to note that about 30,000 fan heaters sold around the country recently are being recalled due to a risk of fire.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that the heaters…

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