Apr 29, 11:16 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dawn Geske 04/29/19 AT 10:12 AM Following a massive recall of infant sleepers by Fischer-Price, Kids II has recalled all of its rocking sleeper models for safety reasons. The recalled sleepers have been involved in at least five infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said.“Since the 2012 product introduction, five infant fatalities have occurred in the Kids II Rocking Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach while unrestrained, or under other circumstances,” the CPSC said in a statement.The recall affects approximately 694,000 rocking sleepers that were sold at retailers nationwide, including Walmart, Target and Toys “R” Us. The recalled sleepers were sold in stores and online from March 2012 to April 26, 2019. The cost of the rocking sleepers was approximately $40 to $80.A full list … [Read more...] about Infant Rocking Sleeper Recall 2019: How To Get A Refund
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Mar 29, 1:36 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dawn Geske 03/29/19 AT 12:35 PM With Wow Air stopping all operations and grounding its fleet, thousands of passengers are stranded at Keflavik Airport in Iceland as well as in cities throughout North America and Europe. These passengers were left to fend for themselves as they try to figure out how to get to their destination city or back to their home.Even passengers with upcoming flights on Wow Air are left wondering if they have any recourse. To help, several airlines have come to the rescue to offer passengers and future travelers a discount on airfare with a Wow Air ticket in hand.Here are some of the airlines, as well as transportation services, that are helping passengers that purchased Wow Air airfares:Lufthansa Group is one of the airlines that is offering a 25 percent discount for travelers of Wow Air as long as their trip departs by April 20 and … [Read more...] about Wow Air Update: How To Get A Rescue Flight Discount With An Air Wow Ticket?
Filing your taxes doesn't have to cost you money. Even though the new Form 1040 that all tax filers will file this year is a one-page document with just 23 lines, preparing taxes can be daunting for some. The new Form 1040 replaces the old 1040 as well as the Form 1040A and Form 1040EZ. For most tax filers with simple situations, such as income from one job, no children, one Form W-2 and no other deductions or credits to claim, the new Form 1040 is what they'll need to file their taxes. In many cases, taxpayers can file their returns for free. Here are a few of the free options available:IRS FreeFileQualified taxpayers can use FreeFile to file their federal taxes via TurboTax, H&R Block and 10 other private software providers. It's generally open to anyone earning less than $66,000, although software providers have their own eligibility criteria.The IRS estimates about 70 percent of Americans are eligible for FreeFile. There are options for free state preparation as … [Read more...] about 2019 tax returns: How to file your taxes for free
By Holly Andres | [email protected] | Daily News PUBLISHED: November 9, 2018 at 11:27 am | UPDATED: November 14, 2018 at 1:38 pm Here are some ways to help victims of the Woolsey and Hill wildfires through donations or directing them to helpful services. Read more on the fire here NOVEMBER 14 U.S. Postal Service: Residents of Malibu and Topanga may inquire about resumption of mail delivery, 323-586-1460. Airbnb: The company has expanded its Open Houses program to help displaced residents and relief workers of the Woolsey and Hill fires to Nov. 29. Program is recruiting hosts who are able to offer temporary free housing. Hosts do not have to be an existing Airbnb host to help. www.airbnb.com/woolseyfire NOVEMBER 15 CruBox and Cryocafe: Boxing class, 10:30 a.m. with class fees going to the American Red Cross. Also, collecting clothing and food. Sign up online. cruboxing.com; bit.ly/2DkfJoX NOVEMBER 22 Harkins Theatres: All locations will donate $1 from every popcorn … [Read more...] about Here’s how to help victims of the Woolsey fire
Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 12:00 PM EDT Sep 27, 2018 Hang up and keep hanging up. Or better yet, just don't answer. Scammers are hitting mobile phones and landlines with all sorts of wacky pitches — including false claims about what you need to do to get a new Medicare card. "The best thing you can do is not answer calls you are not familiar with," said Mark Fetterhoff, a senior program specialist with the AARP Foundation as part of a recent robocall town hall promoted by AARP and the Federal Communications Commission. Even if it looks like a local call, it's probably not. Many times, scammers are engaging in "neighbor spoofing" to make the number look like it's local. Fraudsters can spoof phone numbers easily and change that spoofed number regularly. You're more likely to answer it, if it's a new number, experts said. The robocalls, though, aren't likely to stop. So it's essential to keep up-to-date on the latest … [Read more...] about Medicare, social security scam calls: How to protect yourself