The holidays have come and gone but there’s often a new year’s tradition you might not know about: an annual price hike on TV and internet fees from some of the biggest cable and satellite companies. Consumer Reports explains what you can expect.
Multi-cooker sales continue to be hot. Those countertop cookers that can take the place of a rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, and pressure cooker are everywhere, and now you can get accessories that expand their cooking duties even more.
Many of us are finding new ways to occupy our time these days with things like puzzles, baking, and maybe online yoga classes. And many have added a new member to their household for some companionship on four legs.
“Scammers play on that desperation,” said Daniel Irwin, who does research and investigations for the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South. “They play on the need for money, they play on the need for assistance.”
Because we’re spending more time at home these days, there’s a good chance you’re spending more money on things like streaming media services or music subscriptions, faster internet speed, or a new router or computer.