Medical alert systems can offer peace of mind when an aging loved-one lives alone. Some companies now have pendants and wristbands with built-in motion sensors that can detect a fall.
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.
When your pet has a problem - you want the best care possible. But that doesn't mean you have to pay top dollar.
The appliances in your home are a big investment. You can avoid repairs, keep them running efficiently, and get them to last as long as possible by using these tips from Consumer Reports.
Household leaks – from dripping faucets, loose showerheads and faulty toilets – are quite common. And they can be very costly.
Watch your mail for a new travel giveaway that promises big prizes worth thousands of dollars and no purchase necessary. The letter states your entry has been selected, but did you enter anything?
You've probably noticed that a lot of food products – everything from breakfast bars to cereal and yogurt – boast about how much protein they have. Which made me wonder: Do most of us need more protein in our diets?
No one wants to pay more taxes than necessary or run the risk of an audit. Here are several common mistakes to avoid.
Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest, says it was the victim of a cyberattack that could affect 11 million people.
We all know how important it is to keep medicine in a safe place where children cannot get to it. But sometimes parents – and grandparents – forget. National Poison Prevention Week is a good time for a reminder.
A Kent couple is blaming Puget Sound Energy after they received a $900 bill for damaged appliances several months after their gas meter was updated.
Roving asphalt pavers are targeting local property owners and walking away with thousands of dollars. The latest complaints are from East King County where at least four victims were hit. The victims report the pavers drove a white truck with a flashing yellow light on the top. They claim to have extra material from an earlier job and offer to patch your driveway or parking lot for a bargain. Don't do it.
Every year at tax time people end up paying more tax than they need to because they don't take all their deductions. Depending on your situation, some of these write-offs can really add up.
There are three things that have traditionally kept people tied to cable: sports, kids' programming, and addictions to shows such as Game of Thrones that were only available with a pay TV service. But all of that is starting to change.
Washington state filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Super Bowl ticket seller for taking orders for more than $149,000 tickets and then telling customers at the last minute it could not fill them.
There's a lot to think about when you bring a dog into the family and even more to consider if you're thinking about a second pooch
Car loans are getting longer. A longer loan will cut your monthly payments, but it will also cost you money down the road.
We all know that making late payments will drive down your credit score. But there are also less obvious things that can hurt you.
Paid telemarketers are soliciting for a service called My ID Club, a popular safety outreach program that offers free photo I-D cards to local children. Kristin Lesclide says she was confused when the solicitor who called on her husband's cell phone first mentioned the King County Police Union, then proceeded to focus on My ID Club and free photo ID for kids.
It's still one of the leading causes of blindness, but the news about glaucoma is getting better.