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The worst consumer problem: Fraud / Identity Theft

One in 20 people was a victim in 2019. Account takeovers, which involve a criminal gaining access to an existing account, soared by 72 percent in 2019.

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Tips to file your tax return while avoiding fees, scams

Every year, it seems there are more issues to watch out for, primarily scams looking to get your personal information, and fees that can add up when trying to file your return using software. 

Top 11 Ways to Save Energy at Home

Many of us are spending all our time in the house these days, here's how to reduce your energy use.

Top 6 Coronavirus Stimulus Check Scams

Here are the top scams you need to look out for while waiting for your COVID-19 relief checks.

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Toy Safety Tips

When you go shopping for toys for your favorite kids, use this guide to help find safe toys and avoid safety hazards.

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Toy Safety Tips

When you go shopping for toys for your favorite kids, use this guide to help find safe toys and avoid safety hazards.

Toy Safety Tips

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Transform Transportation

For our health, our safety and the future of our children and grandchildren, we need to transform our transportation systems.

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Tri-State Tollway Widening, Illinois

The Tri-State Tollway (I-294), which runs through the western Chicago suburbs up to O’Hare Airport, is a testament to the fact that you can’t build your way out of congestion. Despite already having been widened twice, in the 1970s and 1990s, the Illinois Tollway is currently moving forward with a $4 billion project to widen the road from four lanes in each direction to five and in some places six lanes. Although some construction has already started, main construction is expected to take place between 2021 and 2025.

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Trouble In Toyland

Our 34th annual toy safety report.

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