COVID-19

Choosing the best way to pay: Cash, credit cards, debit cards, P2P, checks or online payments

Cash has long been king. That hasn’t changed during the pandemic, despite the push by some merchants to discourage customers from paying with cash.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | COVID-19

Consumer complaints about COVID-19 fraud pass 200,000

Consumer complaints to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the coronavirus exceeded 200,000 on Thursday, Sept. 17, with a total of more than $140 million in fraud losses. This release summarizes actions by 15 federal agencies to stop fraud related to Covid-19 and offers consumer tips to report fraud and protect themselves against scams.

From mask mandates to capacity limits, the largest public transit systems and ride share companies have new procedures

Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from necessary care

By | Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Wondering if it’s safe to seek out care now? Here are three health care appointments you shouldn’t delay.

As parents and students make trips across the country to return to college, you are probably wondering how to do so safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guide will outline some of the safer options.

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