Posts Tagged ‘Well-Armed Consumer’

Identity Thieves Hit 41 Million Americans

Bankrate recently found that 41 million U.S. adults have had their identities stolen, and another 49 million know someone who has been affected.

That’s a big number, and it underscores the scope of the problem.

Whether it’s through the use of inadequately-protected payment systems at retailers…

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The Uncomfortable Issue of Life Insurance

The idea of buying life insurance is unsettling to many people. It touches on the unpredictability of life, and how the “best laid plans” can go awry when tragedy strikes a family, and someone dies before their time.

Maybe this is why there are 20 million American households with dependent…

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Ikea Has Recalled Some Popular Crib Mattresses

Retailer Ikea has recalled hundreds of thousands of mattresses used in cribs due to a risk of entrapment, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada.

The recall has happened in two stages: about 169,000 of the company’s VYSSA crib mattresses were recalled in…

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