Of Consuming Interest

Of Consuming Interest is a weekly show examining the most important consumer issues today.

Latest Podcasts / Episodes

  • Tom Gordon, executive director of Responsive Law, reports on the ways the legal system is being made more accessible to consumers without having to hire a lawyer.
    January 18, 2020
  • Kristi Thompson, Federal Communications Commission, discusses robocalls, where they originate, public and private sector Initiatives, and how consumers can fight back.
    January 11, 2020
  • Susan Diegelman, director of public affairs, AT&T, discusses 5G and what the new technology means for consumers.
    December 15, 2019
  • Bruce McClary of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling discusses debt elimination scams and how they can drive consumers into more debt.
    December 8, 2019
  • On this week’s “Of Consuming Interest”, Patrick Webre of the Federal Communications Commission discusses the agency’s initiatives to stop illegal robocalls
    December 1, 2019
  • Jill Gonzales, an analyst with WalletHub.com discusses gift cards and credit cards. A study by the company lists the best gift cards as well as credit cards. In addition she reveals that many credit cards…
    November 24, 2019
  • Twila Brase, President of the Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom discusses the proposed National Health ID number and its impact on medical privacy, medical care and the concerns about the security of sensitive information.
    November 13, 2019
  • Aaron Foss, developer of Nomorobo, discusses how his free app blocked 1.2 billion robocalls and what consumers can do to protect themselves from being victims of these scammers.
    November 2, 2019
  • Kelvin Coleman, Executive Director, the National Cyber Security Alliance, discusses the steps individuals and businesses should take to protect their data as well as the dangers of using unsecured W-Fi connections.
    November 1, 2019
  • Bruce McClary, vice president of marketing for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, talks about the realities of getting relief from your debts to credit cards or the IRS.
    October 12, 2019
    September 8, 2019
  • John Breyault, vice-president, public policy, telecommunications and fraud, at the National Consumers League, talks about ways you can protect your phones and computers from fraudsters and hackers.
    August 24, 2019
  • Susan Diegelman, Director Public Affairs, ATT, discusses 5G, what it means for consumers, when it will be available and its role in the concept of “smart cities.”
    August 11, 2019
  • Bruce McClary of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling discusses debt elimination scams, credit scores, and ways consumers can find help to deal with financial problems.
    June 15, 2019