The Federal Trade Commission’s Nat Wood discusses actions taken by the agency to combat robo calls, grandparent scams, identity theft and a host of other frauds targeting consumers.
Debra Berlyn, president of Consumer Policy Solutions, discusses what it really costs consumers who use “free” things on the internet.
Consumer advocate Charlie Leocha of Travelers United discusses the many hidden fees you are likely to pay when making travel arrangements.
Patrick Webre of the Federal Communications Commission discusses the agency’s initiatives to stop illegal robocalls.
Owen Donley, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses cryptocurrencies.
Janet Bodnar, former editor of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, discusses the pros and cons of retirement.
Stacey Gray of the Future of Privacy Forum discusses the privacy and safety implications of the so-called “internet of things.”
Matt Schulz, senior analyst with creditcards.com, discusses the pros and cons of gas station credit cards.
John Berlau, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses payday loans, which are used by over 12 million consumers each year.
Jim Quiggle with the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud discusses medical identity theft and other trends in insurance fraud.
Jill Gonzalez, senior analyst with wallethub.com, discusses the best and worst credit cards.
Jim Quiggle, communications director for the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, provides information on insurance scams that are associated with natural disasters.
Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission discusses the action taken against robocallers and other topics.
Owen Donley with the Securities and Exchange Commission discusses crowdfunding and its pluses and minuses, as well as the concerns about asset recovery companies.