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Jacob van Cleef
Consumer Watchdog, Associate

Here's some advice to help keep your information and wallet safe

In October, US PIRG and Frontier Group released a report on how the pandemic has affected auto leasing and lending. We found that, like in a lot of industries, the pandemic has exacerbated already serious issues and has brought them to the forefront of our attention.

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Jacob van Cleef
Consumer Watchdog, Associate

State-by-state analysis shows companies financially benefited from fewer claims but barely compensated customers

Gifting beauty products to family and friends this holiday season? Here's a guide to purchasing safer beauty products.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

COVID-19 could push more stores and restaurants out of business soon

With many cancelling annual gatherings, this is the year to think of ways to have a more sustainable, zero waste holiday season. Here are some ideas:

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

U.S. PIRG visited the state health department websites for all 50 states to assess testing requirements and availability of testing sites. 

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Jacob van Cleef
Consumer Watchdog, Associate

Eviction moratoriums, unemployment benefits, student loan repayment reprieves are ending, homeless shelters aren't a good option and there's no more relief in sight.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Con-artists are preying on people's fear of infection or desperation for money

Thoughts on the EPA’s National Recycling Strategy