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Fraudulent unemployment claims: You could be next -- here's what to do

Fraudulent unemployment claims have been on the rise during the pandemic. Scammers received more than $36 billion by fraudulently claiming unemployment benefits last year, with millions of cases of fraud suspected. You could be next.

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Freeze your credit

With so many data breaches, you should assume your social security is out there. Protect your identity theft in just 10 minutes--it will be worth it.

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Gas prices on the rise in your state? Here's how to report price gouging

Consumers who believe gas stations in their state are price gouging can report the issue to their state attorney general.

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Get the Lead Out

Ensuring safe drinking water for our children at school

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Get the Lead Out: Safe drinking water at school

A toolkit to help parents, teachers and school officials get the facts on lead in drinking water and take action to ensure safe drinking water at school

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Get the Lead Out: Safe drinking water at school

A toolkit to help parents, teachers and school officials get the facts on lead in drinking water and take action to ensure safe drinking water at school

Getting Help Paying your Bills During COVID-19

Here's how you can manage your finances if you’re unable to cover all your expenses this month.

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Getting off the Hook of a Predatory Tow

U.S. PIRG Education Fund identified 14 common-sense towing protections that should be available to consumers in every state, and researched which states offer those safeguards. These protections range from who is responsible for damages caused by careless towing to whether you are guaranteed the option to pay by credit card.

Gift cards are a popular holiday purchase, but be careful this year

COVID-19 could push more stores and restaurants out of business soon.

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Glyphosate pesticide in beer and wine

Most of us take it for granted that the food and drinks we buy from the store are not putting our health at risk.

However, new research from public health groups and scientists from the past several years indicates that food and drinks are contaminated with glyphosate, the main ingredient in the weed killer Roundup. This is a potential health problem because in 2015 the World Health Organization found that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen. In 2017, the state of California also decided to list glyphosate as a probable carcinogen.

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