Blog Posts By:

Teresa Murray,
Consumer Watchdog

There are lessons for pre-schoolers, pre-teens, high schoolers and certainly, young adults going off to college or moving out.

One year after new law, robocalls are down and compliance is up, but skyrocketing robotexts are the latest problem

Illegal robocalls seem to be declining a smidgeon as more phone companies install federally mandated technology to block spoofed calls and detect other scam calls. Here are some tips to live by and share with vulnerable friends or relatives.

Here's how to keep your property, your pets and your wallet safe

We see hundreds of food recalls every year. Some lead to people being hospitalized or even dying. Consumers should consider what they can do to help protect themselves and their families by finding out about food recalls quickly.

7 steps to take if your car is towed 

In recognition of Earth Day, here are some ways you can cut back on what you throw away and, in many cases, save money and protect yourself at the same time

The new threat of cyberattacks may have you wondering what you can do to protect yourself. It’s a great time to remind you about best practices you should already be following.

Every day during the first week of March, PIRG is providing consumer protection tips and tools to help Americans address some of the most common consumer issues.

Mistakes on your credit report can cause a whole host of problems.