The Louisiana Bond Commission is scheduled to take up a request on Thursday (Aug. 18) to raise the line of credit for Louisiana Citizens, the state's insurer of last resort, as it is flooded with policies left behind by failed or departing insurers.
High temps this summer mean you need to be on high alert for scammers posing as your utility company. Consumer Investigator Caresse Jackman speaks the FTC and BBB about how to stay safe from utility scammers.
First year college students across the country are getting ready to start the new school year. Tuition, books, and housing costs are budgeted, but what about the hidden college costs?In this Watching Your Wallet, Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa has some expert advice on how to handle the hidden costs you may not have planned for as your child heads off to campus.
It’s a volatile housing market and first-time home buyers are feeling the pinch according to a new study from NerdWallet citing low inventory and stagnant incomes. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa shares what experts are telling people entering the market for the first time.
Protecting personal information is critical in the digital age, but according to experts, a simple web search of your name will likely return your age, date of birth or even home address. We show you ways to try to remove your personal information.
Cutting-edge computer technology designed to mimic the human brain is being used by hackers to create lifelike videos of celebrities and politicians. But now, bad actors are using this readily available tech to target everyday social media users in cryptocurrency scams.
In 2021 credit card balances fell more than they have in 20 years. But with high inflation and stimulus checks gone- experts say credit card use is soaring again. Rachel DePompa takes a look at how to navigate credit card balances in a world full of inflated prices.
Certified pre-owned cars are a hot ticket with sales forecasted to break records in 2022. But is that certification worth the extra cost and are the inspections all they claim to be? In this Consumer Crackdown, national investigator Sandra Jones explains what to look for.