John Berlau, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses payday loans, which are used by over 12 million consumers each year.
Maryam Cope, vice president of government affairs at the American Hotel and Lodging Association, discusses third-party hotel booking websites that may steal your money or even your identity.
Idan Udi Edry, an expert in data protection and CEO of Trustifi, discusses the need to protect private information and how emails can be used to steal your identity.
Michael Meath, spokesman for the American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (ACCES) discusses the questions to ask before switching gas or electric companies.
Lauren Smith of the Future of Privacy Forum discusses the new smart cars, how technology can help drivers and prevent accidents as well as the privacy concerns with these new developments.
Debra Berlyn, president of Consumer Policy Solutions, discusses what it really costs consumers who use “free” things on the internet.
Tom Gordon of Responsive Law discusses a new portal added to the organization’s website that connects consumers to low-cost legal services.
Stacey Gray of the Future of Privacy Forum discusses the privacy and safety implications of the so-called “internet of things.”
Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission discusses the funds dedicated to helping restore the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico communications networks, action taken against robocallers, initiatives against cramming and slamming, and efforts to deploy broadband to rural areas.
Jim Quiggle, communications director for the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, provides information on insurance scams that are associated with natural disasters.
Andy Cohen, founder of Caring.org, discusses the things you may know about a living will and medical power of attorney.
Jill Gonzalez, an analyst with WalletHub.com, examines the results of a study on purchasing new and used cars, and reveals which cities are the most frugal and which overspend.
David Ginsburg of LoanTech discusses the ways homeowners can stop paying for private mortgage insurance..
Consumer advocate Charlie Leocha of Travelers United discusses the many hidden fees you are likely to pay when making travel arrangements.