Before you decide to participate in a shared economy business like Uber or Airbnb, make sure you understand the risks.
A gift card is often the go-to gift for the person on your list who has everything. But the Problem Solvers recommend that savvy shoppers buy gift cards for themselves.
With just days before Christmas, the Problem Solvers say that there are still deals to be had if you know when to shop.
In addition to friends and relatives on our holiday gift lists, don’t forget those family members who might have chewed up all of last year’s presents. Our pets! Consumer Reports has advice on toys that will bring a wag to your dog’s tail and make your cat purrty happy.
If the thought of braving holiday crowds at the mall is driving you to go for gift cards, you’re not alone. Spending on gift cards is expected to hit a record high this year.
Gaming consoles make a great gift. Besides playing video games, the high-end consoles can stream video, surf the Web, and help you get in shape.
Destructive fires starting in fireplaces and wood stoves have gone up 40 percent in Oregon, according to information from the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal.
'Tis the season to be hacked. Whether you're shopping online or in a store, you're at risk of becoming a victim of a major data breach. The Problem Solvers explain how you pay for your holiday gifts could affect your financial security.
Downed trees because of high winds? The Problem Solvers show you what damage your insurance will cover.
A Salem man, adopted out at birth, put up a billboard with his sister's name on it and a plea to call him.
Your local, neighborhood businesses can't compete with big stores like Walmart for Black Friday. Or can they?
Are you inundated with store fliers, emails, and Facebook posts, trying to entice you with door-buster deals? The Problem Solvers reveal the top five stores to find savings during Black Friday week.
Wouldn't it be great if you could find out the insider info from the malls to see where's the best place to park for Black Friday shopping? Now, you can!
You may love shopping, but searching for a Black Friday parking spot may be your least favorite part of the event.
You'll see the crowds, you'll see the deals. But you will also see some new things for Black Friday this year that could save you time and money.
How do you survive holiday dinners when you're visiting friends or family with kitchen and cooking habits that are not up to your standards?
Staying with family or friends can bring risks of injuries when you're in a new place and out of your usual routine.
If you're not shopped out yet, more discounts are coming your way online on Cyber Monday. The Problem Solvers show you the secrets to beating the system and grabbing even more savings.