Teens and millennials use payment apps to send each other money. The most popular are Venmo, owned by PayPal; Cash App, owned by Square; and payment apps linked to Snapchat or the smartphone itself, such as ApplePay and SamsungPay.
A bill in N.J. would impose a $10,000 fine and up to 18 months in prison for those convicted of using bots to buy tickets online.
Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this - and more.
American Express, Mastercard and Discover have announced that, starting in April, they will no longer require signatures on any U.S. and Canadian credit-card purchases. Visa hasn't announced any plans to do the same. But there's speculation it may eventually do so.
Monthly bills for a typical residential customer will increase by $5.22, from $55.63 to $60.85. The company, which has 650,000 customers - 44,000 of whom live in the Philadelphia suburbs - said it needed the rate hike to pay for infrastructure improvements.
The new rules would require more consumer disclosures and ban early termination fees after suppliers have notified customers their contracts are about to expire.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is encouraging electricity customers to shop for suppliers on Black Friday. Buyer beware.
Trump-appointed Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has done what he said he would: dismantling Obama-era rules on the internet for telecom companies, saying they aren't needed to protect consumers. Former FCC head Tom Wheeler says it's "shameful."
Get recommendations from other pet owners, which Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook did on a very wide scale.
The nonprofit World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, has been releasing such lists for more than four decades.
To offer the best prices for Black Friday shoppers, TV makers and retailers offer leftovers and basic new models missing features found on today's top sets.
Boomer-focused products and services aim to keep you healthier and happier.
As protections are cut out, consumers are about to be hit with higher expenses.