NISSAN ( 09V006000 )

January 15th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


Dated: JAN 07, 2009 NISSAN IS RECALLING 225 MY 2009 ALTIMA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 214, “SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION.” THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN …

Apple Cuts Copy Protection, Prices On iTunes Store

January 7th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


Apple Inc. is cutting the price of some songs in its market-leading iTunes online store to as little as 69 cents and plans to make every track available without copy protection.

Rethink Recycling: Tips For Recycling Your Old TV

December 28th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


With the digital transition for television less than two months away, many are thinking about what to do with their old TVs.

This Passive House Has No Furnace!

December 28th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


In Germany, they are building such insulated homes that a furnace isn’t even necessary. For more consumer news, visit Consumer World.

Determine If Your Decaf Is Really Decaf

December 28th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


It’s not how you want to end your evening: dessert, decaf coffee and then a sleepless night, but that’s what happens to some people when they get the wrong coffee.

Mankato Car Donation Program Going Strong

December 28th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


While many charity programs are seeing a downturn in donations during these tough economic times, the Wheel Get There program in Mankato is actually improving.

Stretch Your Dollar: Save On Auto Insurance

December 28th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


It’s a bill you may only look at once or twice a year when it comes due, but taking a closer look now at what you’re paying for auto insurance could help you stretch your dollar.

For Desperate Homeowners, Scams Abound

December 27th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


California led the nation in foreclosures last month, and scam artists seem to be coming out of the woodwork to prey on desperate homeowners. CBS News reports on one California woman who is is about to lose that home after taking out a series of high interest loans that have left her hopelessly in debt.

Handful Of Businesses Stay Open For Christmas

December 26th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


Christmas Day wasn’t a bad day to stay home, or at least inside. Nevertheless, some people decided to shop.

Retailers Slash Prices In Desperate Bid For Sales

December 26th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


As stores offered rock-bottom prices and extended return policies, shoppers returned to the malls the day after Christmas. But many were on the hunt for big bargains on specific items or hoping to return unwanted gifts — not looking to splurge. Many retailers opened before 6 a.m., offering deals like 50 percent to 75 percent […]